Are you starting the process of creating an estate plan but aren't sure what you are doing? If so, you likely have the following questions. What If You Don't Have An Estate Plan? If you don't have an estate plan in place for a will or trust, many things happen by default. Joint property will always go to a surviving spouse, with individual property going to your children. If you do not have a spouse, all property will be distributed equally to your children.
2 December 2021
Most people rarely think about their legal options after an accident until it is too late, and they are focusing only on recovery. If you are ever involved in an accident that results directly from the negligence of another person, it is advisable to contact an attorney who can assist you with filing a personal injury claim. Keep reading below to discover just three major ways in which a personal injury attorney can help you after you have been in an accident.
25 October 2021
Fatigue induces drowsiness, reduces reaction time, and impairs judgment. Fatigue effects are almost similar to intoxication effects. To prove driver fatigue after an accident, you may need to know why the driver was exhausted in the first place. Below are fatigue causes among truck drivers. Inadequate Sleep You need adequate sleep to feel energized and refreshed during your waking hours. Some truck drivers don't get adequate sleep because they work during the night.
17 September 2021
Nobody wants to divorce their spouse unless circumstances force them. Whether the marriage is ending amicably or through a family court, it is essential to get proper legal representation. The divorce process can take up a lot of your time and money if you decide to represent yourself. If you are ending the marriage by mutual consent, get a family lawyer to represent both parties. Family lawyers can help you with the relevant court processes and negotiate issues such as child custody.
16 August 2021
Estate attorneys are lawyers who specialize in matters of estate planning. Estate planning involves making a plan of how you're your estate (assets, property, investments, and money) should get administered or allocated to your heir or beneficiaries in the event you become incapacitated or pass away. Thus, estate planning should be done in advance as a precautionary measure to ensure your estate gets divided or managed according to your wishes should you die or become incapacitated.
12 July 2021
Some families aren't always going to be able to handle probate on their own. Often, it is because it may be too much to handle or involve several complex topics that need to be just right. In this case, probate attorneys would be the best path to success as they can guide you through a couple of things. Order Death Certificates After someone passes on, the surviving family members need to gather an official death certificate.
8 June 2021
Going to bars is one of the common things that many people enjoy when they want to go see someone, especially when it comes to watching sports. Although it can be a nice mingling opportunity with different people and making new friends, being in the environment of a bar comes with people drinking alcohol. Unfortunately, sometimes people drink too much alcohol and begin to act out of character because they are not fully aware of their behavior.
29 April 2021
When you pass away, your home will become a part of probate. You might decide to simply give the keys of your home over to your child. However, if you simply hand your home over to your child, you might run into issues related to taxes and qualifying for Medicaid. Therefore, you will instead want to speak with an inheritance attorney over what options will be the best for you and your family.
31 March 2021
The concept of retaliation is a rather striking one, and it can be challenging to picture how it fits into American law, especially if you are not a retaliation lawyer. However, it does make sense in the specific context of employment. Here is what a retaliation lawyer does and the types of cases they're likely to handle. Retaliation at the Workplace When someone talks about retaliation in the legal sense, they're almost always referring to workplace retaliation.
2 March 2021
One type of accident that is a nightmare to deal with is if a car thief hit your vehicle. In most cases, you can't sue the other driver or their insurance company unless certain circumstances apply. Knowing the legal challenges and what you can do about them requires the assistance of a vehicle accident attorney. They can help determine if you can get compensated in any of the three ways listed below.
1 February 2021