Every marriage is not meant to last forever. No matter what the reasoning behind the divorce, it is important to have legal representation for each side. I almost lost everything because my former spouse said that he was taking care of things and that he would be fair about how the assets were divided. It took several weeks for me to find out what he was up to. It was then that I hired my own attorney and got what I deserved. You should never attempt to go through a divorce without a lawyer working on your side. On my site, I have listed several of the issues that can get overlooked if you are inexperienced with divorce documents and proceedings.
2 February 2015
If you are considering chapter 7 bankruptcy, you may find that your state's exemptions—essentially, the property that is protected from your creditors—just aren't enough to protect your assets. Each state allows you to retain certain property in a bankruptcy, as long as it falls within one of the exemption categories and doesn't exceed the designated dollar limits. Chapter 13 is different because it allows you to retain far more property than a chapter 7 bankruptcy does.
27 January 2015
Most people have to have a job in order to make ends meet, but the workplace can be dangerous. In the year 2013 alone, private employers reported just over 3 million nonfatal injuries occurred while workers were on the job. Fortunately, you have access to workers compensation insurance to help cover any damages a work-related injury might cause you. Here are 3 benefits workers compensation insurance entitles you to receive. 1. Medical Assistance
22 January 2015
Law is a confusing conglomeration of legislation, precedents, rulings, etc. Lawyers go to eight years of college to help them understand the law, but even lawyers don't understand everything. They will specialize in one area of law—real estate, personal injury law, bankruptcy, criminal law, etc. When you have a court case, making sense of what is going on can be tricky. Hiring a lawyer for your personal injury case can help you understand things better, but knowing your way around the terminology is also important.
14 January 2015
Do you suffer from a mental illness like depression, anxiety, or bi-polar disorder? Is it so severe that it prevents you from working? Does the stress of work restrict your ability to manage your condition? If so, it's possible that you could qualify for Social Security Disability Income for mental illness. Social Security frequently awards disability claims for physical injuries and illnesses. However, claims for mental illness can sometimes be more difficult to win.
6 January 2015
Many people erroneously believe that a real estate lawyer is only good for those buying and selling homes or commercial property. This thinking can wind them in trouble. They fail to realize the need for such an attorney until it is too late. It is always best to ask for legal advice before things get out of hand. Here are some instances when property owners may have to ask for legal advice.