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Employee Or Not? What To Know About Workers' Compensation

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If you qualify for a particular kind of insurance, you won't need to worry about medical bills or a lot more. Workers' compensation is paid for by your employer and will cover you from your first day of work. If you get hurt, as long as the injury or illness meets the guidelines, you will have several benefits available. Some people may be unsure whether or not they are covered, so read on to learn more.

17 May 2018

Will Changes In Living Arrangements Mean A Change In Spousal Support?

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When you are awarded spousal support, you might have noted that it comes with certain restrictions and sometimes time limits. For example, rehabilitative spousal support might end when you have achieved the goals as stated, such as graduation from college or getting a job with a certain salary. Another provision connected to spousal support is remarriage. You are certain to lose spousal support when you remarry, regardless of your new spouse's financial situation.

17 May 2018

Elder Law Can Protect Your Estate Planning If A Stroke Strikes

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Estate planning is an important element of an elderly person's life. It helps to provide them with a way to protect their financial investments and to ensure their money goes where it is supposed to go when they pass. Unfortunately, a stroke may complicate this issue. Thankfully, elder law is designed to protect your rights.  A Sudden Stroke Could Complicate Estate Execution Many elderly people suffer from the onset of minor to major strokes later in their life.

12 April 2018

Injured While On The Job? Know These Three Things About Workers' Compensation

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If you have suffered from a work-related injury, you may have done some research about making a workers' compensation claim. With all the information out there, it can be tough to determine what is important; here are three things every work injury victim should know. Employer Fault Doesn't Need To Be Proven The one thing that separates a workers' compensation case from a personal injury case is that you do not need to prove fault.

16 March 2018

What To Do If You Are Injured In A Car Accident

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After you've been injured in an accident, you need to take action fast to ensure you get the settlement you deserve for both damages and injuries. One of the first steps you should take is to contact an attorney who can help you fight for what you deserve. However, there is a lot of other steps to take too. Check out these three steps to take after you've been injured in a car accident.

12 February 2018

DUI Subtypes: Why Every Case Is Different

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All DUI (driving under the influence) charges are not equal; there are various subtypes, and they all carry different penalties and consequences. That is why you need to know which DUI subtype you are facing if you have been arrested for a DUI. Here are some of the common DUI subtypes: Misdemeanor DUI A misdemeanor DUI is the lowest form of DUI that you can be charged with. All states will charge you with a misdemeanor DUI if it is your first offense, but there may also be different conditions to satisfy depending on your state's laws.

16 January 2018

Credit Repair And Error Resolution Tips

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Credit reporting errors are a common problem for many consumers. If you're struggling with inaccuracies on your credit report, you may not know what to do or how to clear them up. Calling the credit bureau or the creditor can only get you just so far unless you know your rights and the law. Here are a few things you can do to help resolve these types of issues: File A Written Dispute

14 November 2017

What To Do When The Court Denies Your Reaffirmation Agreement

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Approximately 794,960 people filed for bankruptcy in 2016. If you're one of those people and want to prevent a dischargeable debt from being wiped out by your bankruptcy, you can renew your commitment to paying it by signing a reaffirmation agreement with the creditor. Just because you can protect a debt from discharge, however, doesn't mean the court will go along with the scheme. Here are a few reasons why the bankruptcy judge may reject the agreement and your options if that happens.

14 November 2017

Three Ways To Clear Out A Civil Judgement Before Applying For New Credit

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When creditors check your credit report, they typically want to see many good things and as little bad a possible. If you have an old judgment from a civil court case that you have to pay, this could be a major reason why you are turned down for credit. Judgements are entered by courts so that you have to pay back an old debt. If you know that you will need credit soon but you are not sure what to do about the judgment, there is still time to clear it out.

19 October 2017

3 Ways Hiring Legal Professionals Can Save You Money

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One thing you may need to do at some point is to rely on the advice of an attorney. There are numerous situations in life that may demand you do so. From getting a divorce to starting a business, it's essential to take the right steps in accomplishing your goals. The good news is you may save money by relying on the expertise offered by a variety of legal services in your area.

20 September 2017