Divorce Around The Holidays – Tips For Making It Easier For The Kids

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So many couples put off divorce and separation because it's just not the right time. You know what – there will never be a perfect time to go through such a disruptive change in your family's life. If the upcoming holidays are giving you pause, don't. If you know in your heart that your marriage isn't good for anyone, don't put it off another day – that's not good for anyone.

3 November 2018

Potentially Unwanted Outcomes Of Fighting For Sole Custody

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When you get divorced and have children, your initial instinct might be to fight for sole custody of your kids. There are many scenarios in which sole custody is a good idea. For example, if your spouse has an addiction problem or is abusive, you should talk to your family law attorney about campaigning for sole custody of your children. People often pursue sole custody for the wrong reasons, though. If you're unhappy with your spouse and want to punish him or her, trying to get sole custody may be your chief priority.

26 September 2018

Workers' Compensation Is A No-Fault System… Or Is It?

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Workers' compensation insurance is often touted as a no-fault system that automatically compensates an employee injured in the workplace. Unfortunately, this isn't technically correct; there are a few terms and conditions that may deny you workers' compensation benefits depending on what caused your injury. Here are some cases where workers' compensation may not apply even if you are injured at work. Your Injuries Were Self-Inflicted Self-inflicted injuries are not compensated by workers' compensation; those are yours to bear.

20 August 2018

Worker's Comp Depositions: What To Know

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When you have problems with your workers' compensation insurance, it can seem overwhelming. You cannot work at your job, you are too hurt to work or enjoy your life, you are beginning to fall behind on your bills, and you are stressed-out to the max. If you're unsuccessful at getting your claim reconsidered through the appeals process you may need to take legal action against the insurer and part of the process is something known as a deposition.

17 July 2018

Life Is Fluid: Is Your Estate Plan Keeping Up?

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A full and comprehensive plan to deal with your affairs when you die is important, but this should not be thought of as one of those one and done things. When your life undergoes a change, you might need to adjust your estate plan too. Read on to learn about some milestones that might trigger a review of your will, trusts, deeds, and more. As your family grows and changes

18 June 2018

What to Know About Child Custody Petitions

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Are you in a situation where your child's mother or father is not married to you and not around? You should consider filing a child custody petition. While you think this is not necessary, the missing parent actually has the same amount of parenting rights as you if they ever decide to come back into the picture. Here are some things you should know about child custody petitions before you file your paperwork.

29 March 2018

Poor Communication Can Kill Your Case

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Good communication is important in every situation, and your personal injury case is no exception. Accident victims that have good communication lines with their attorney open the door to a more successful and less stressful settlement process. Don't let poor communication habits hinder your case. Attorney Ethics An attorney can act on the behalf of their clients, but there are ethical standards that put a limit on just how much leverage an attorney has.

29 March 2018