5 Questions To Ask An Estate Planning Lawyer


If you want help drafting a living will or a trust, what questions should you ask him or her to ensure a good fit? It's a good idea to have an estate plan, because it will ensure that your wishes are fulfilled after you're gone. Below you will find five questions to ask an attorney during the interview process: What is your fee schedule? For many clients, the most important question to ask an estate lawyer is what their fees are.

8 July 2015

Alienation Of Affection: Can The Other Man Or Woman Face Legal Actions?


In some states, it is possible to legally hold the other woman or man responsible for the destruction of your marriage. Alienation affection, or criminal conversation, lawsuits are complicated and each case must meet certain criteria. If you are thinking of filing a lawsuit against the other woman or man, here is what you need to know.  What Is Alienation of Affection? If your spouse was unfaithful to you, you can allege that the person he or she cheated with caused your spouse to take affection away from you.

26 June 2015

Financial Pitfalls Of A Long Separation Before Divorce


Separation before a divorce may be mandated by the court, or you may choose it as a way of gauging whether or not you can save your marriage. Once you have decided to divorce, however, you ought to start the process as soon as possible. Having a long separation may ruin your finances. Increased Debts One of these challenges is the possibility of increased debts. A lengthy separation increases the possibility of your partner accruing mode debts.

3 June 2015

Worker's Compensation Claim? Meet Your Nurse Case Manager


If you've filed a claim for worker's compensation, you will have a nurse case manager assigned to you. This is an individual you may see each time you have a doctor's appointment. So, just who is this person and what do they do? Read on to find out. The jobs of a nurse case manager Their primary role is to get you healthy so you can go back to work, while keeping costs under control.

20 May 2015

Spousal Support: 10 Vital Facts To Know


If you are going through a divorce, the issue of spousal support may have surfaced. Spousal support, also known as alimony, is available for spouses who need financial assistance from a divorcing spouse. You may not be sure if you are eligible for this support, but you should think carefully before you turn down the opportunity to receive it. Read on for 10 important facts about spousal support to help you make your decision.

18 May 2015

No Income After Getting Injured In A Collision? How A Lawyer Can Assist


Are you struggling to make money after getting injured in a collision that made it difficult for you to work? You can file a lawsuit against the other driver for your loss income if he or she was responsible for the accident. Find out below how a lawyer can help you get through your financial situation by proving that you deserve to get paid, along with what you will be charged for services.

18 May 2015

Boosting Your Chances At Winning A Slip And Fall Case


If you have recently fallen down inside a store, sustaining intense injuries as a result, you will most likely want to file a personal injury claim to try to receive monetary compensation for damages. Filing a personal injury claim can help pay for your medical expenses and any lost wages due to you not being able to work. There are a few things you can do to boost your chances in convincing a judge that you deserve to be awarded compensation.

14 May 2015

What You Need To Know About Collecting Social Security Disability And Workers Compensation At The Same Time


If you have been injured while at work, you may be wondering if you are able to collect money from both workers compensation and social security disability at the same time. The short answer is "yes", but make sure you understand the full answer. The Social Security Disability payment you receive as a result of being disabled is different from workers compensation, but each can be paid to you at the same time:

12 May 2015

Tips To Avoid Three Common Small Business Legal Mistakes


Business law is a complex topic, and when you're starting your first small business, it can seem like a daunting one. Starting a new business of any kind comes with some inherent risks, and if you fail to account for those risks, you may find yourself in a bit of a legal bind. Making the right decisions in the early stages is key to protecting your company's future and your own legal security.

11 May 2015

Four Things You Should Never Keep From Your Lawyer Before A Criminal Case


If you have been charged with a crime, there might be details that you are reluctant to discuss with your lawyer. If you can be honest and upfront with your criminal defense attorney, they will have all of the facts to build the best case possible. Here are four things you should never keep from your lawyer: 1. Your Payment Limitations Be honest and upfront about payment for your case. Your lawyer will have you review and sign off on that payment option that is agreed upon.

6 May 2015