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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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