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Is Your Divorce Final? Great! (But You Still Have A Few Things To Do)

Getting that final divorce decree in your hands can feel like a major blessing and a huge relief after months of struggling to come to an agreement with your spouse over the division of the marital debts and assets, support, custody, and other issues.  But you don't have time to celebrate just yet. There are a few steps you still need to take before you can finally put your marriage behind you and move on with your life. Read More 

Stigmatized Property: What Sellers Need to Know

You may have an absolutely beautiful home that's in great shape—but if the property is stigmatized by something that's unrelated to its condition, you may still have a problem sealing a deal with a potential buyer. What's a stigmatized property? Generally speaking, a stigmatized property is one that a buyer might hesitate to purchase because of some issue unrelated to the actual structure of the building or property. Although others are possible, stigmas generally fall into a few basic categories, including the following: Read More 

Reasons To Hire A Lawyer In An Accident Situation

If you have been in an accident and have suffered injuries, loss of pay, pain, mental anguish, or other problems due to the accident, then you want to get yourself a lawyer immediately. Here are some of the reasons for hiring a lawyer like those at Lerner, Piermont & Riverol, P.A. Your lawyer will stay focused on the important issues Once you have a lawyer, you won't need to stress out about what you need to do, what you should do, what you shouldn't do, and what you can't do. Read More 

Financial Pros And Cons Of Choosing Bird’s Nest Custody

If bird's nest custody is something that you and your spouse are considering as a way to raise your child after your divorce, it's a good idea to carefully evaluate whether this setup will be the right one for your family. There are many different custody arrangements, so if bird's nest works, you can move in that direction. If not, you can simply choose another approach. It's impossible to overlook the financial side of bird's nest custody, so consider these pros and cons and have a discussion with your child custody attorney before you make up your mind. Read More 

Don’t Get Buried By Workers’ Compensation Paperwork

When a workplace injury leaves you out of work, it's important to get the benefits you need. The paperwork blizzard that comes along with a workers' comp claim might surprise some people -- particularly those that are new to work insurance issues. The guide below outlines some of the most important documents and records you should be keeping up with, so read on and get your workers' compensation paperwork organized and ready for whatever may happen with your claim. Read More