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Time to Help the Community? 4 Ways to Secure Funding for Your New Nonprofit

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Starting a nonprofit organization is a great way to help the community. However, it's not always easy to get the funding you need to get your nonprofit off the ground—or to keep it afloat once it is up and running. Unfortunately, lack of funding can put a lot of beneficial nonprofits out of business before there's an opportunity to do any good. Here are four steps you can take to get the funding you need for your nonprofit.

10 January 2019

3 Things To Understand About Alimony

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When you and your spouse decide to call it quits, you may wonder if you could request alimony payments from your spouse? Alimony is something that is above and beyond child support payments, and it is a totally different type of payment, and here are three important things you should understand about alimony if you are thinking about requesting it. Every state has different rules The first thing to understand is that the rules and laws relating to alimony are set by the states.

3 December 2018

How to Avoid Contact with Your Ex-Spouse During a Divorce

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Once the process of getting a divorce is already underway, it's usually a good idea to limit the amount of contact you have with your soon-to-be ex-spouse. Frequent contact during this period is the perfect opportunity for either of you to say or do something that will make matters considerably worse due to the complex emotions that surround a divorce. However, avoiding contact is easier said than done. You and your spouse may have adopted similar routines or even frequent the same places.

22 October 2018

Dual Decapitation: How To Proceed With An Auto Accident Lawsuit

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Two vehicles collide on a roadway. The freak accident causes both drivers to die of decapitation. No, it is not a joke, nor is it completely unlikely. In fact, the odds of dying in a car accident are eight thousand to one. That risk is far greater than dying in a plane crash or a train accident. Additionally, decapitations are not unlikely when you consider the force of impact and speed involved on roadways.

17 September 2018

Things To Avoid While You Recover From A Workplace Injury

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An important detail to accept when you're off work as a result of a workplace injury is that there's a high probability of you being under surveillance. In an effort to identify fraud, many employers will hire private investigators to watch employees who have claimed a workplace injury. The workers' compensation attorney you've hired can tell you more about this situation, but you should adopt the mindset that you're constantly under surveillance whenever you're outside of your home.

9 July 2018

Commuters: Were You Injured In A Rideshare Accident?

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Instead of calling a taxi or riding the city bus, many citizens choose to use rideshare and other app-based transportation to get where they need. Although rideshare is fast becoming one of the quickest and least expensive ways to travel around communities and cities, it's also one of the most dangerous. Many commuters have received injuries due to the unsettling behavior of their rideshare drivers. Learn what you can do if you receive injuries due to the recklessness of a rideshare driver below.

5 June 2018

Why Does A Divorce Take So Long?

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Once you have made the decision to end your marriage, you probably want to complete the divorce process as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, many people have unrealistic expectations when it comes to divorce timetables. Divorces are legal proceedings that require attention to detail and must follow a prescribed course of action in order to be valid. Understanding the divorce process will allow you to better understand why a divorce decree might take some time to acquire.

7 May 2018

How To Help With Improving The Lives Of Young Offenders

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Many youths who are in the juvenile detention system are not bad children. They are misguided and made bad decisions. Some juveniles are on the wrong path because of lack of parental support. Society has a responsibility to rehabilitate wayward juveniles. Read on to find out how to help with improving the lives of young offenders. Become A Volunteer Most states have a juvenile court public affair volunteers department. It is a program that allows volunteers to work with juvenile offenders within the facility and the community.

4 April 2018

Worker's Compensation Is There To Help You

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Worker's compensation is a kind of insurance. It's there for your protection but you aren't the one who has to pay for it. Your employer pays for the insurance. If you are injured at work, then that insurance is supposed to pay for your medical bills and possibly things like lost wages and such. But, how does the process work? Dealing With the Injury The first thing that's going to have to happen is that you have to deal with your injury.

3 March 2018

Three Answers To Disability Questions

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There are many conditions that can lead to you being unable to effectively support yourself. In these situations, applying for Social Security Disability can be an essential lifeline for helping you to financially support yourself. Being informed about this type of benefit can be essential to allowing you to make effective decisions, if you find yourself struggling with disabilities in the future. Why Would Your Disability Application Be Denied? It is important to note that most applications for disability benefits will be denied on their initial filing.

30 January 2018