2018

Employee Theft: There Are Often Signs

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Employee theft is a real problem that affects a number of small business owners. A loss of revenue is the most significant concern with employee theft, but identifying the theft is often the greatest problem. However, there are some cues that can help you pinpoint this activity. Discover some key indicators that you should not ignore. Working More Often Look for employees that all the sudden want to work more hours, even when the extra workload may not be necessary.

4 November 2018

How To Pass Your Assets To Your Children While You Are Still Alive

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Many people use estate planning to ensure their loved ones benefit from their assets after they die. However, you don't have to die for your children to benefit, legally, from your wealth. Here are a few strategies you can use to ensure that your children can get some of your assets while you are still alive: Give Cash Gifts to the Kids From 2016, parents can give each of their children up to $14,000 tax-free money every year.

26 September 2018

Can I Stop A Divorce?

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When you have begun the divorce process, you may begin to wonder if you have made a mistake. You are able to stop the divorce process at any time, but it depends on the situation you are in. If both parties agree to stop the divorce, the process can be very easy. However, if one party doesn't want to stop the divorce, the process of stopping it can be more difficult.

20 August 2018

Three Ways To Earn A Disorderly Conduct Arrest At A Sporting Event

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Peoples' behavior at sporting events can often get out of control, spurred on by the consumption of alcohol and the living atmosphere around them. In many cases, the event's security officers will escort fans out of the stadium because of bad behavior. In some scenarios, however, police officers who are on the scene may detain and arrest fans who have gone too far. One common charge that rowdy sports fans can earn is disorderly conduct — a charge that commonly encompasses a wide range of bad behavior.

19 July 2018

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