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  • Even Better Than A Last Will And Testament: Revocable Trusts

    Many people say they want to create an estate plan that avoids probate, but usually, it is not possible to avoid that legal step entirely. You can, however, with careful planning, create an estate plan that keeps as much of your estate out of probate as possible. Revocable trusts are very similar to wills in the way they work but are far superior in some aspects. Read to learn about the similarities and differences between wills and trusts.
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  • Dads Wanting Custody Without Being Married: What To Do

    Whether you were married before the birth of your children or not, as a dad you still have a lot of love to give them. If you're seriously mulling over the possibility that you deserve primary or joint custody of your kids, however, you may need to accomplish the tasks below and secure professional help so that you can legally succeed. Take Paternity Tests Before anything else, paternity is something you'll need to legally prove when no marriage is on record.
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  • You May Be Entitled To Worker's Compensation, Even If You Work From Home

    Approximately 3.3 million full-time professional people work from home, or telecommute, each and every day. If you are one of these workers, you know that when you work from home, you have improved morale, increased productivity, and lower stress levels, but unfortunately you also have the potential to have on the job accidents. The only difference is that these accidents take place in your home and not in a space that is owned, or being rented, by your employer.
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  • What To Know About Student Loan Debt And Your Disability

    Your heart and mind may have been in the right place when you took on that student loan; education is a goal worth pursuing. Often, the leftover loan obligation makes finances difficult even after landing that dream job. If you are suffering from a medical or mental condition that makes it impossible for you to attend to your job, you can begin to suffer in many ways, however. The good news is that if you get approved for Social Security disability payments, you may also be able to get your student loan debt forgiven.
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  • Reasons Why A Divorce Can Take So Long

    If you and your spouse have recently split up, then you may be heading towards divorce. Divorce is often difficult and many people become concerned when they realize that the divorce process takes much longer than expected. Since the divorce process is a lengthy one, individuals often question exactly why this is the case. If you want to learn a little bit about this and why it may take so long, then keep reading to understand a few reasons.
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  • What Happens If You're Alleged To Have Committed Workers' Comp Fraud?

    If you're injured at work, you're likely entitled to workers' compensation benefits. These benefits are paid by your employer through an insurance policy designed to ensure injured workers won't face foreclosure or other financial problems due to an on-the-job injury. However, those who try to pass off non-workplace injuries as workers' comp-eligible ones can face some stiff civil and criminal penalties. As one Montana state employee recently learned after being charged with a felony for passing off a motorcycle injury as one he sustained while jumping from a box truck, public employees who engage in this type of fraud can be penalized even more severely.
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  • 3 Tips For Avoiding Common Workers Compensation Pitfalls

    Each day, close to 13,000 Americans are injured at their workplace, according to the National Safety Council. Ideally, the best measure is to take precautions and put safety plans in place to prevent workplace accidents from occurring. However, injuries can still happen, even when your company has a solid safety protocol. In the unexpected event that you find yourself injured on the job, it's crucial that you know how to proceed in order to file a successful workers compensation claim.
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  • 3 Tips For Making This Summer Easier On Your Child Following Your Divorce

    If you and your partner just got divorced, here are a few tips that will make being divorced this first summer easier on your child. For these tips to work, you are going to need to work together with your spouse to make the summer great for your child. #1 Camps First, if your child typically attends camps in the summer, make an effort to get them into the same camps that they usually attend.
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  • Actions You Can Take To Maximize Your Personal Injury Claim Settlement

    If you were seriously injured in an automobile accident and the insurance agency has given you a low-ball settlement figure, there are several actions you should take to maximize your settlement, including each of the following: Prepare an Official Demand Letter and Mail it Certified Mail to the Insurance Company If you need to hire an attorney to settle your personal injury case, then one of the first things they will do is send the insurance company a demand letter that outlines the settlement they believe is reasonable based on your damages.
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