Why Hire An Attorney For A Workers' Compensation Claim

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When you're injured while working on the job, it may seem that handling the injury claim through workers' compensation will be pretty simple.  You may actually be surprised at how stressful the entire process can be when you are trying to deal with it while recovering from an injury. Here are several reasons why hiring an attorney to take care of it for you is best. Consultations Are Affordable If you have any doubts about hiring an attorney, ask to have a consultation with one about your case.

16 December 2016

2 Ways A Real Estate Attorney Can Help You When Renting Out Your Home

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If you want to build a new house but do not want to sell your existing home, you could always rent your current home to someone. Renting a house can be a profitable venture, but it also means that you will become a landlord. If you decide that this is what you want to do, you should hire a real estate attorney to help you do the following things. Find out if this is allowed

29 November 2016

Should You Hire A Court Reporter For Your Divorce Mediation?

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If you and your spouse have recently agreed to divorce — but disagreed bitterly on the terms of custody or asset division — you may have been directed toward divorce mediation as a way to resolve these disputes in a mutually-agreeable way. However, dealing with communication issues along with the other circumstances of a bitter divorce can often make mediation a fruitless endeavor, especially if your ex-spouse is determined to misinterpret you every step along the way.

4 November 2016

Can You Get An Annulment Instead Of A Divorce?

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When ending the marriage with your spouse, there are two options for handling it. You can get a divorce or have the marriage annulled. It's not possible for everyone to get their marriage annulled, since it is typically for marriages that don't last very long. In legal terms, annulments are to declare that a marriage never existed or was technically not valid. If you want an annulment instead of a divorce, you'll have to prove it to a judge.

14 October 2016

Do I Need a Lawyer for My Workers' Comp Claim?

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Getting injured in an accident at work can be frightening. Even if the accident is minor, you may find that you are left with medical bills or limitations as a result of your injuries. Many people think that filing a workers' compensation claim is a straightforward process. While some workers' comp claims are processed with no problem, there are circumstances that could warrant the retention of a lawyer to help you access the financial benefits you are entitled to after a work-related accident.

28 September 2016

2 Ways That A DUI Lawyer Can Assist You

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One of the most important calls that you can make after being charged with driving under the influence is to a DUI lawyer, mostly because of the many ways in which he or she can assist you with your defense. Listed below are two ways that a DUI lawyer can assist you. Provide Explanations For Your Behavior One of the most important ways that a DUI lawyer can help you defend against a DUI charge is by providing explanations for your behavior or your failure of a sobriety test.

18 August 2016

Putting An End To The Biggest Myths The Average Person Has About Estate Planning

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You spend the entirety of your life working hard to obtain the assets you have, but what is going to happen to your belongings once you are gone? Even though most people recognize that creating a will and planning their estate is an important endeavor, about 55 percent of Americans still do not take the time to either create a will or estate plan at all. There is a lot of confusion surrounding the whole idea of planning for assets, money, and belongings after death, which could be part of the problem.

18 August 2016

It's Just Not Working: 4 Reasons You Might Need To Modify Your Custody Orders

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If your current custody arrangements are no longer working, it might be time to head back to court for a modification. Even if you and the other parent have an amicable relationship, and are able to co-parent effectively, it's still a good idea to have custody changes formalized through court orders. Here are four reasons why you might want to consider having your current custody orders modified. Your Ex Is Moving Closer

1 August 2016

Are You A Woman That Was Injured On The Job In California? Your Gender May Affect Your Case

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If you're a woman in California who gets injured on the job, you may have a tougher time getting workers' compensation benefits than your male counterparts—simply because the system seems to be biased against you. This is what you need to know about gender bias in California workers' comp claims. Workers' comp insurers may decide that your injury isn't much of an injury at all. If you're a woman past childbearing age who develops breast cancer as a result of your exposure to carcinogens while you're on the job, don't expect workers' comp in California to compensate you.

18 July 2016

3 Ways An Attorney Can Help When SSDI Benefits Are Denied

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Have you been unable to work due to the symptoms of congestive heart failure? If you attempted to get social security disability insurance (SSDI) benefits and were denied, there might still be hope. Your denial may have been the result of incomplete paperwork and insufficient evidence of your condition. You can likely get the denial overturned with assistance from a disability attorney. Take a look at this article for more insight about the services that a disability attorney might provide to overturn your SSDI benefits denial.

1 July 2016