Estate Planning for Two: Should You Get Two Lawyers?

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When you build a life with another person, you can build up quite a few assets. Although you're hopefully in agreement about what to do with those assets while you're together, it can be more challenging to come to an agreement on what happens to these assets when one or both of you passes away. Some couples choose to use a single estate planner, while others will each choose their own estate planning attorney.

13 September 2017

Car Wreck Missteps To Avoid

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When it comes to car wrecks, knowing that the at-fault driver at least was insured is somewhat reassuring, but this type of compensation does have its limits. Most of the time, auto insurance will pay for your car repair or replacement and for your medical costs, but that is where the coverage will likely end. If you want to be paid for your pain and suffering, your lost wages and other forms of damage sustained due to this wreck you may need to file a lawsuit against the other driver and their insurance company.

6 September 2017

Guardian Opinions: Are They Useful In A Custody Case?

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When going through a custody case, the judge has many pieces of evidence and notes to comb through in order to best determine where the children should live. If a child is cared for by a guardian, they will often take their opinions into consideration during recommendations in temporary hearings, in preliminary reports, or to the parties involved. However, many states will prohibit guardian opinions in the final custody recommendations.

30 August 2017

3 Mistakes That Can Derail Your Custody Case

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Custody battles can be messy, and they're often destructive for both the parents and any children involved. It's best to avoid them if you can, but sometimes you have no choice. If you feel that the kids are in danger with your ex, if your ex is intent on not letting you see the kids, or if you and your ex truly cannot settle on some fair and reasonable custody arrangement, you may have no choice but to fight it out in court – and if you must go that route, it's important to make sure that you put on the best case possible.

22 August 2017

Three Strategies For Your Business Law Needs

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In order to get the most out of your company, it pays to know the ins and outs of business law. When you are on top of your legal needs, you will have the chance to avoid some serious problems and make the most out of your every day company needs. Stay on top of the tips below, so that you are able to find the service of a business law attorney that can take your business to the next level by looking after such matters for you.

9 August 2017

Will Workers Compensation Cover Depression? 2 Things You Need To Know

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When you think of workplace injuries, chances are that you think of acute injuries, like a concussion from being hit by a falling box in an overcrowded storeroom, or chronic repetitive injuries, like developing carpal tunnel syndrome after months or years of sitting behind a desk at a computer. You probably don't think of depression. But depression can be triggered by events that occur on the job, and it may be a compensable injury under worker's compensation laws in your state.

2 August 2017

3 Reasons Real Time Transcription Services Can Benefit Lawyers

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Real time court reporting refers to the practice of typing and transferring text of what's said in court to computer screens within seconds of it happening. Multiple members of a legal team can access it simultaneously. During depositions, arbitrations, trials, hearings, or other important legal goings-on, lawyers, staff, and experts may benefit from access to real time transcription. Consider the following reasons to use real time transcription services. Reason #1: It Provides Instant Access to Information on Your Case

25 July 2017