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Balancing Multiple Claim Systems To See What Sticks

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If you fit into multiple categories, you need to be putting in multiple claims. There is no reason to put all of your hopes, dreams, and chances at recover into a single compensation system; the only problem occurs when you start getting money from multiple systems and fail to report the issue. Here are a few claim system details to help you understand how social security, personal injury, workers compensation, veteran disability, and other compensation systems can be applied and managed together.

12 October 2017

3 Things You Shouldn't Do During Tax Season

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Tax season is typically considered to begin in mid to late January. It continues until the IRS deadline for filing taxes which is typically on April 15, but the date may be a day or two later depending on weekends or other factors. When you are faced with income tax preparation, it can be easy to get overwhelmed, but a caring lawyer can help you figure out even the most complicated tax process.

24 February 2017

Important Questions To Ask When You Discover That A Lien Has Been Placed On Your Home

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If you have recently discovered that an unpaid debt has resulted in a lien against your home, it is important to be aware of what your options are for dealing with that lien. For instance, you need to determine whether the lien is valid, if it was attached due a debt that you or a former spouse had, and if necessary, what your repayment options are if you are held liable for that unfortunate and unexpected debt.

9 February 2017

Making Motions: What To Know About Personal Injury Moves In Court

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If you have been injured in an accident that was not your fault and you're now on the road toward a personal injury trial, you need to know what is in store. Trials are not smooth and effortless endeavors, they are often interrupted by numerous postponements, hearings, and motions. There are a two commonly used motions that are meant to bring a halt to the trial immediately. If you don't want to be caught off-guard during your personal injury trial, you should know these motions and what they could mean to your trial.

16 January 2017

2 Things You Should Do To Keep Yourself Emotionally Healthy During A Divorce

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 A large percentage of married couples end up divorcing. You probably know someone who is divorced and because you have seen divorce all around, you may think that you know what to expect. However, divorce is much different experienced than it is observed. Here are some things that you should know about getting divorced to keep yourself emotionally healthy. 1. Learn To Get Along With Your Ex This may sound impossible, but you need to learn how to get along with your ex.

29 December 2016

Taking Care Of Yourself During A Divorce

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One of the hardest things during a divorce is remembering to take care of your own health. Here are some things that you can do to keep yourself physically and emotionally healthy during this time. Don't Engage in Conflict The first and hardest thing to do is to avoid conflicts with your ex as much as possible. Both people are probably very hurt, no matter who ended the marriage. While you may think you're gaining closure by talking things out during this time, it's often better to let some time pass for both people to process things and be mindful about what they say.

7 December 2016

What Factors Do Judges Look At In Motorcycle Crash Cases?

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Whether you are a prosecutor or defendant in a motorcycle crash case, it helps to know what kinds of factors will be considered when deciding what the penalties are. Here are some pieces of evidence that will likely be considered by your court.  Types of Protective Gear Used One thing that will be considered by many judges is whether the motorist was wearing protective gear. A helmet is one of the key pieces of gear that will be considered, and the judge may ask to see the helmet in person to see what kind of damage was done to it.

6 October 2016

5 Things to Do Once Your Divorce Is Finalized

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If you are currently in the process of getting divorced, there are some things you will probably need to do when the divorce is finally over. You might not be thinking of these things because your focus might be on adjusting to your new way of life and getting things done that are needed for the actual divorce. As you work through your divorce issues and make the necessary decisions, you should also create a list of things you should do once it is finalized, and here are some of the things your list might include.

6 October 2016

Is Your Spouse Beginning To Suffer The Side Effects Of Agent Orange Exposure? What Are Your Options?

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If your spouse did one or more tours of duty in Vietnam and was exposed to Agent Orange (AO), he may be dealing with many of the unfortunate side effects of AO exposure suffered by a number of Vietnam vets — from Hodgkin's disease to Type II diabetes or any of a variety of leukemias and lymphomas. Handling the multiple doctor and specialist visits required to treat these conditions, picking up prescription medications, and coordinating the necessary health insurance payments can seem like a full-time job on top of caring for an ailing spouse.

6 October 2016

Managing Child Custody Issues During The Holidays

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A visitation schedule outlines how you can share your child's time with the other parent. However, it may not specify how you are supposed to act in every little imaginary situation. For example, it may be up to you to come up with visitation plans over the holidays to avoid conflicts. The tips below will help you navigate the holidays without requiring court intervention: Define Your Holidays The first step is to define your holidays so that everybody recognizes them.

16 September 2016