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Spousal Abuse: Important Steps To Take During Divorce Proceedings

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Behind closed doors, 1 in 4 women will experience domestic abuse in their lifetime. If you’re married to your abuser, taking the steps below can be overwhelming, but it’s also vital to your physical, mental, and emotional well being. Get to a Place of Physical and Emotional Safety If you are currently going through divorce and your spouse gets abusive, you need to be safe. While it’s commonly said that you should never leave your home during divorce proceedings, the safety and well being of you and your children is of utmost...

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5 Crucial Tips for Effective and Legal Agreements for Independent Contractors

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Independent contractors are often hired when businesses need help with tasks. This may be due to an increased workload, multiple employees taking time off, or something else entirely. Whatever the case may be, you need to develop an independent contractor agreement for you and the contractor to sign. This agreement will outline the specifics of their role as a contractor to your company. Here are five tips for ensuring your agreement is as airtight and legal as possible: 1. Make Their Classification Clear. In the agreement, you must make sure...

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2 Necessities To Include In Your Company’s Employee Handbook

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If your company is getting ready to expand and add dozens of new jobs, now might be the time to create an employee handbook. Employee handbooks are a great way to guide, manage, and control your employees, but they are not easy to create. If you would like to make one of these, you may want to hire a business lawyer to help you. Here are two things a lawyer might suggest including in your new handbook. Employee job performance evaluations While there are numerous items that should be included in your employee handbook, one you may want to...

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Minimizing The Effect Of Lawsuits On Your Small Business

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The American culture is a litigious one, and anyone running a business needs be proactive about possible lawsuits. Successful businesses are targets for those with valid complaints and for those looking to make a quick dollar. Before you fall victim to legal action, take a few sensible precautions.  Minimize Your Exposure Stay away from sole proprietorship. Structuring your company as an LLC or S-Corp will protect you individually from the financial strain of lawsuits and their awards but many small business owners choose sole...

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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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