Tips for Dividing Possessions During a Divorce


If you are thinking about getting a divorce, you might wonder how you are going to divide up the personal possessions that you and your partner share. This can be an action that is fraught with difficulty. It could cause a lot of strife and, in the worst case, could result in your divorce having to go to court rather than being settled between you, your attorney, your partner, and his or her attorney.

15 September 2016

3 Things That You Shouldn't Do When You're Being Sexually Harassed At Work


Being sexually harassed is never a good feeling -- it can bring on feelings of anger, embarrassment, fear and more. It can be difficult to know how to act in this type of situation, but there are a few things that you should avoid doing. Even though sexual harassment is never the victim's fault, avoiding certain things can help you avoid getting put in an even worse situation. 1. Laugh it Off

12 July 2016

3 Tips To Help Your Personal Injury Case


Before you can receive financial compensation for an accident you were in, you have to get through the responsible party's insurance company. Negotiating with the company can be challenging, but it is possible to work out an agreement that adequately compensates you for your damages. Here are some tips to help you during negotiations with the insurance company.  Keep It Professional One of the biggest mistakes you can make is becoming too friendly with the insurance claims adjuster.

14 June 2016

Understanding The Three Types Of Product Liability For Your Injury Case


Product-related injuries are a serious concern for consumers and businesses alike. Businesses can face injury lawsuits due to liability for product-related personal injuries, but only if you understand exactly what your rights are and how to pursue a case. If you've been injured by the use or malfunction of a product, a personal injury lawyer may be able to help you. Here are the three primary types of defects that can lead to a product liability case.

2 March 2016

Can You Take Steps To Require A Seller To Repair A Home Before Closing?


Prior to closing, you have the right to make a walkthrough of the home you are buying and inspect it for damages. If you find damages during the walkthrough, you and your real estate attorney can take steps to ensure that repairs are either done before close or that you receive funds to take care of the repairs yourself. Before attempting to negotiate with the seller, here is what you need to know.

6 January 2016

What To Consider Before Filing For Bankruptcy


If you are thinking about filing for bankruptcy, there are a few things you will want to consider first to be sure that you are making the best possible decision. Bankruptcy isn't always the right option for many people, but if it is for you, then it can be scary moving forward if you aren't really sure how it will ultimately benefit you. Here's what you need to consider before filing for bankruptcy:

13 November 2015

Three Positive Steps for Your Divorce


Divorce is a tough life period for anybody to go through, which is why you need to move forward in a way that lets you keep your mental health, finances and overall future intact. When you employ the best tips that will help you in that regard, it becomes easier to deal with the stress and pressure that can be detrimental during that time period. If you need to make the most of your divorce, follow the points in this article to help you move through it.

24 July 2015

Can You Get Rid Of An SSDI Overpayment In Bankruptcy?


An overpayment of your Social Security disability benefits is possible. If it happens, you are expected to pay back the money that you received. If you are in the process of filing for bankruptcy, there is a chance that you could get the overpayment debt discharged. Can the Overpayment Be Discharged? Unlike other debts that are owed to the government, such as certain tax payments and child support, there is a possibility that you can have an overpayment from the Social Security Administration, or SSA, discharged.

16 July 2015

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