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Estate Planning For Same-Sex Couples

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Engaging in the estate planning process is a great way to ensure that your loved ones will be provided for. While the law recognizes the legal rights of married couples when it comes to probate and inheritance, gaining legal standing can be more difficult for same-sex couples. If you live in a state where the law doesn’t recognize your same-sex marriage, here are three things you can do to avoid having your estate go to court. 1. Prepare a living trust. Since your partner won’t have legal standing to lay claim to your estate if...

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3 Big Reasons For Semi-Truck Accidents On The Roadways Every Driver Should Know

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If you happen to be the unlucky driver who is involved in an accident with a big truck, your injuries and damages could be severe enough to warrant a personal injury claim. There are many things that can cause an accident, but there are three big reasons that a trucker may be found at fault for an accident. Pressure to Deliver Loads Quickly and Adhere to a Tight Schedule One of the things that will be investigated in a truck injury case is whether the driver was under pressure by their company to deliver loads according to an unreasonable...

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2 Reasons To Hire A Personal Injury Attorney After An Auto Accident

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A personal injury attorney is going to be a vital resource for you after an auto accident, mostly because he or she can help you in a number of different ways. An attorney can help ensure that you do not end up accepting a settlement offer that is not in your best interests and that you do not end up taking the blame for the auto accident. Blame One of the most common tactics that many people who are at fault for causing an accident attempt is to blame the victims of the accident for causing the crash. There are quite a few reasons that this...

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Tips For Buying A Home Without An Agent

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You can purchase a home directly from a seller, without bringing in a real estate agent. One of the main reasons to do this is the cost savings. Since no part of the purchase price will pay agent commissions for either the buyer or the seller, you may be able to negotiate a lower price on the home than you could otherwise. Here are some details on the process if you are considering it: There Will Still Be Third-Party Fees Unless you are paying cash for the entire value of the home, you and the seller will need to bring in a few third parties...

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Understanding And Getting The Most Out Of The Probate Process

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When a loved one dies, it can be a difficult time for the entire family. While the emotional toll happens and can be difficult to deal with, you’ll need to be sure that you handle business accordingly. The last thing you would want is to have you and your family members arguing over the inheritance of your loved one. To make sure that this doesn’t happen, give yourself the help that you need by embracing and understanding probate law. This guide will help you out in that regard.  What is exactly is probate law and how will it...

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Three Important Myths About Divorce Law You Need To Know

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There are a number of things that people say when they hear that you are getting a divorce. Just because someone says it, doesn’t make it true which is why there are countless myths about divorce. Here is a list of some of the biggest divorce myths and what you need to know. 1. You Can Deny Parent Visitation If They Fall Behind On Child Support More often than not parents use the kids as pawns in a divorce case so they suffer the fallout from mom and dad’s fighting. When one parent falls behind on their child support payments they...

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How Pretrial Publicity May Affect A Personal Injury Trial

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Is your personal injury case being discussed online, in newspapers or television? Pretrial publicity can affect your case either negatively or positively. For example, discussions outside the courtroom can influence your case by: Leaking Information One thing about pretrial publicity is that it may give the general public information that may be connected, not relevant, to the case. Don’t forget that it is the same public members that will be picked to form a jury. Such information may lead to jury bias. For example, the local...

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A Broken Marriage: A Guide To Help Your Kids Through Divorce

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Your children know that you are separate individuals, yet they consider you a unit. You are part of a unit they have come to understand and get comfortable with. And your divorce should not break that perception of you and your soon-to-be ex. The following guide will help you break the news and help your children cope with the divorce. Breaking The News Consider the following suggestions when telling your children about your divorce: You should practice or write down some talking points with your soon-to-be spouse. This should ensure that you...

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The Dangers Of Dying Without An Estate Plan

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Some people die without an estate plan. If there is no plan present, their assets are divided among their heirs as determined by the government. In order to have control over your estate, you need to set up an estate plan that makes clear your wishes for the assets that you will be leaving behind. Otherwise, your money will be given out to your heirs according to a governmental formula, regardless of your intentions. For Gays And Lesbians, Estate Planning Is Critical If you are in a same sex relationship, but not married, your partner is not...

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How To Prepare For Divorce Mediation

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These days, getting a divorce can be expensive. If you are thinking about trying mediation services, this can be a great way to have your divorce details finalized and reviewed. A mediator can fairly and calmly guide you and your spouse through the process and hopefully reach a settlement outside of court. Here are four things that you and your spouse should do to make divorce mediation more successful. 1. Source the Right Mediator Making sure that you find someone that can effectively guide you through a divorce process is important. Much...

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