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3 Ways You Can Prevent Financial Power Of Attorney Challenges

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you sign a financial power of attorney, it is usually with the thought that you are ensuring that your finances are taken care of in the event that you are unable to. Unfortunately, there could be challenges to your decision from family members who feel they are in a better position to handle your business. To prevent challenges, here are some things you can do.  Have Two Witnesses During Signing When you and your estate planning attorney are creating your financial power of attorney, it is important that you have at least two...

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2 Main Things That Should Not Be Included In A Prenuptial Agreement

Posted by on Apr 8, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If your soon-to-be spouse asks you to sign a prenuptial agreement before you wed, you should realize that there are certain things that legally cannot be included in this document. A prenuptial is usually designed to protect a person’s assets, but it can also be used to protect one spouse from the other spouse’s debt. While there are numerous things a prenuptial agreement can include, here are two main things that should not be included in the agreement.   Child-related issues Whether you have kids now or not, a prenuptial...

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What To Do If You Get Injured At Work

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

No one wants to get hurt while they’re at work. However, every year more than three million Americans are injured or get sick as a result of their job. While construction workers, EMTs and assembly line workers make up a large percentage of such injuries, even office workers can slip on a wet floor or trip on the uneven sidewalk in front of the building. It pays for all workers to know what to do in the event of a workplace injury. What to do if you get hurt on the job 1. Seek medical assistance. Depending on the severity of your...

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Workers Compensation Claims: Exposing Common Myths

Posted by on Mar 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Unfortunately, far too many injured workers are led to believe that they cannot collect workers compensation benefits for their injuries due to one or more common myths. Below, these myths will be exposed and the truth revealed so that you can ensure that any decisions you make regarding your compensation claim are based on fact. Myth: You Must Report An Injury Right Away In Order To Qualify For Benefits The Truth: This is one of the most common myths out there regarding workers compensation benefits. However, the truth is that a delay in...

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What You Should Know About Resisting Arrest

Posted by on Mar 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Resisting arrest is a dangerous idea, and it can have serious consequences for everyone involved. It also infuriates police officers, prosecutors, and judges. In many situations, you may find yourself still facing charges related to the arrest even after the original complaint is dropped. This is what you should know. What Does It Mean To Resist Arrest? The laws vary from state to state, but a prosecutor generally has to prove that a defendant willfully resisted, hindered, delayed, or tried to obstruct a police officer (or emergency...

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2 Reasons To Hire A Family Lawyer To Help With An Adoption

Posted by on Feb 24, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

An adoption can be one of the most stressful and time-consuming procedures that you can undertake, mostly because of all of the potential scams and red-tape. The good news is that you can hire a family lawyer to help reduce the stress and risks associated with the adoption process so that you can focus on the many great aspects of adoption. Two reasons to hire a family lawyer are to help with private adoptions and finding reputable adoption agencies. Private Adoptions Private adoptions are quite popular with people who want to adopt, but do...

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Understanding Your Rights During A Criminal Investigation

Posted by on Feb 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

With so many procedural police dramas on television, there aren’t many people who haven’t heard the standard Miranda Rights at least once. Even so, it’s a far cry from really understanding what those rights mean. While most people won’t ever find themselves on the wrong side of a police investigation, it’s still in your best interests to understand those rights in the event that you find yourself being questioned by law enforcement. Constitutional Protections The Miranda warning has become a critical part of law...

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Navigating A Civil Lawsuit

Posted by on Feb 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Whether you’re being sued or you’re going to court in order to file a lawsuit, the process of civil litigation can be intimidating and frustrating. Understanding how the process works and what to expect can help save you time, money, and patience. Unlike criminal court, a civil case typically involves the need to obtain money from another party for various reasons without criminal prosecution. Usually, the suit involves a consumer filing against a company, or it is often a suit between two people who are seeking monetary...

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4 Aspects Of A Divorce That Family Law Attorneys Specialize In

Posted by on Jan 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

During the process of a divorce there are several things that need to be worked out between the couple. And if children are involved, there are going to be even more legalities that will need to be worked through. A family law attorney can help couples to get through all of the different aspects of divorce. This article will discuss 4 of the aspects that a family law attorney specializes in.  Division Of Property While a couple is married, they share many, if not all, of their belongings. However, as soon as they begin the process of...

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4 Helpful Ways To Get Your Affairs In Order

Posted by on Jan 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When someone says they need to “get their affairs in order,” it usually means that they will get the necessary legal documents prepared prior to their passing. Some people choose to do this after being diagnosed with a terminal illness, while others begin the process after retirement age. There are a few different things involved in preparing your estate and getting your affairs in order, which are explained in detail below. Getting Your Important Papers Together The first step to getting your affairs in order is gathering all of...

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Representing Yourself In Court: What You Need To Know Before Waiving Your Right To Counsel

Posted by on Jan 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Are you thinking about representing yourself in a criminal court case? If so, there are a few facts that you should know before choosing to take this route. Taking the time to review the facts below can help to ensure that you are really making the best decision possible regarding your need for counsel. Fact: You May Qualify For Free Or Low-Cost Legal Services If your primary motivation for representing yourself is financial, you should know that you may be eligible for free or low-cost legal services. These legal services are made available...

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