Avoiding Fights Over An Estate

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What kind of a legacy do you want to leave behind? Most people will not answer that question by saying, "I want my children to fight over the money, house, and other goods that I leave behind." Yet, if you do not do careful estate planning that may be exactly what happens. The problem is that when no clear will or testament is left behind, people may have serious disagreements over what should go to whom.

14 July 2017

Age Discrimination in the Workplace: An Epic Midlife Crisis You Don't Have to Face Alone

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Getting older presents everyone with a unique set of challenges, from losing hair and gaining weight to new physical ailments and obstacles, but if you're facing middle age and being discriminated against for it at your place of employment, your whole world can come crashing down around you. The very job that's sustained you for perhaps many years now seems out to get rid of you, simply for getting older. This isn't acceptable conduct, and in fact, it's highly illegal.

6 July 2017

Is It Worth It To Bring A Civil Case Against Someone The State Is Suing Criminally?

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Being the victim of a crime is distressing to say the least, and any legal remedies you can take advantage of are a big help. In several cases, a crime that is being prosecuted through criminal trials can also be the subject of a civil suit. But is it worth it to proceed with a civil case when a criminal case is already pending? In many cases, it is. Restitution and Reimbursement

30 June 2017

Understanding Worker's Compensation and Third-Party Claims for Retail Workers

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Getting injured at work can dramatically change your life. Not only are you missing out on your time at the job, but your future employment can also come into question based on your injuries. For many workers, getting worker's compensation is enough to cover their expenses, but there may be other charges or settlements to consider in a case. If it is not just the company that you work for that is at fault, then you may need to seek a third-party claim through another liable party.

27 June 2017

Injured In An Accident? 3 Important Questions To Ask Your Attorney

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If you've been injured in an accident, the first thing you need to do is hire an attorney from a firm such as Richards & Minore, P.C. The insurance company will have legal representation, and so should you. When hiring an attorney, it's important to remember that you're going to be working closely with this person. Because of that, it's important that you know as much about them, their policies, and their practice, as you can find out.

23 June 2017

Does Your Business Need A Buyout Agreement?

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When you and your partners start a business, the last thing you are thinking of is what happens when someone wants out of the arrangement. Unfortunately, there is a real possibility that someone will want to dissolve his or her partnership in the future. Therefore, it is important to create a buyout agreement.  Why Is a Buyout Agreement Important?  In the event that a partner wants to retire, resign, or sell his or her share in the company to another, the buyout agreement helps to set the terms for his or her exit.

19 June 2017

Two Mistakes People Make When Filing Claims For Private Disability Insurance Benefits

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When you file for disability benefits with your private disability insurance company, you want your claim to get paid as soon as possible. Unfortunately, any mistake you make in the claims process can cause delays, result in you receiving less money, or produce an outright denial. Here are two mistakes you want to avoid making when applying for disability benefits. Changing Jobs To continue generating income while waiting for their disability benefits to be approved, some people choose to switch to jobs they can do based on their new limitations.

15 June 2017