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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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What You Should Know About Asset Forfeiture

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Did you know that you can be stopped driving on the highway for a minor traffic offense, and have your cash or other assets legally taken away from you by the police? The federal, state, or local authorities can seize an asset if they suspect it is being used, or will be used, in criminal activity. This power also extends to taking your home or other properties, money in bank accounts, airplanes, vehicles, and guns.  This is called “asset forfeiture” and has been legal since the “drug war” became a priority in the...

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Your Day In Court – How To Present Yourself At Your DUI Hearing

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Despite the specifics of your DUI hearing, looks and actions on your part matter as well. Your DUI lawyer is there to present your best defense, and you are there to look and act the part of a responsible, upstanding member of the community. Here are four must-dos in a courtroom setting to present yourself in the best possible light. 1. Be Present Having your full attention at the case at hand when in court is important. Leave your cell phone in the car or on silent. If at all possible, come just with your lawyer to keep any distractions out...

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The Implications Of Obamacare On Medical Malpractice Matters

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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is now fully effective for all companies with fewer than 100 full-time employees. While most of the debates about this new law concern the financial repercussions brought upon small businesses, there’s also a significant impact on medical malpractice matters that is worth being mentioned. If you’re a medical malpractice attorney, keep reading to find out the potential implications of Obamacare on medical malpractice matters. What are the effects of the ACA on medical malpractice? As you might know,...

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How To Fight A Traffic Ticket

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You don’t just have to accept it whenever you receive a speeding or traffic ticket. While it isn’t easy to fight a ticket, it can be done. Below are some approaches you can take when you’re trying to get a ticket thrown out. Contend That the Officer’s Conclusion Was Subjective In a number of states, you can try challenging the officer’s opinion about what actually happened. This works better in situations where the police officer has to make a judgment call about whether you were in violation of law or not. For...

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