Many people think that they don't need an estate plan. They assume that after they die their loved ones will just get all of their property, so there is no use in meeting with a lawyer. They couldn't be more wrong. There is so much more that goes into an estate plan. Having a good estate plan will only protect you and your family. Here are a couple reasons that you should have an estate plan.
Filing bankruptcy can seem like a great way to get relief from your overwhelming debts and your harassing creditors. If you are having trouble paying your bills, however, you might have found yourself in a rather unique situation: you might think that you're too broke to file bankruptcy. Most bankruptcy lawyers will require some form of payment when they decide to take on your case, and if you don't have the money, you could be wondering what to do.
Slip-and-fall accidents in stores are common, so it is important to know exactly how you can protect yourself if you are injured in such an event. The burden of proof is usually on the injured person who must show that the store owner knew about the dangerous condition that caused their fall - be it a slippery floor or a foreign object such as banana peel - but did not try to rectify it.
If you suffer from chronic migraines, your health issues might prevent you from holding down a job and earning a steady income. If this is the case, you might qualify for Social Security disability benefits. Here are some tips to follow that will help you start receiving your checks. Document how your illness prevents you from working. In order to receive benefits, you need to prove that your medical condition prohibits you from working at your job or any other job for that matter.
Personal injury cases are very common in our society. They arise when one party is injured in a public location or a location that is owned by another person or group and believes that it is the fault of that person or group. There are three main defenses that the defendant can use in order to avoid having to pay a settlement to the party that is claiming injury. 1. Contributory Negligence
We all know that lawyers are professionals who help people interpret and work with the law, but do you know how a law firm works from the inside out? I am a professional paralegal, and I have worked in both large and small law firms during my career. I can tell you that a successful law firm needs more than just lawyers to keep it running smoothly, and sometimes things can get really crazy! Take a tour through a law firm in my blog, and find out what really goes on behind the scenes of an active and successful law firm.