After making the decision to file for bankruptcy, you must be careful about the actions you take. Once you file, a bankruptcy trustee will look at your financial transactions for several months. If you have made certain financial moves, your filing could be dismissed. To prevent this, here are some things you should not do before you file for bankruptcy: Pay Off a Debt to a Relative or Friend It might seem like a nice gesture to pay back a debt owed to a friend or family member, but it could lead to embarrassment for you.
6 October 2017
Are you thinking about asking your spouse for a divorce? If so, there are quite a few things you should do beforehand to be better prepared for the process. This can make it a bit easier on yourself, as well as your spouse since, with proper preparations, you are more likely to avoid a prolonged divorce case. Here are four things you should do before asking for a divorce: Consider Fixing it First: If you haven't carefully considered divorce, but instead jump into the process, you are probably going to face an extremely difficult time going through the process.
18 September 2017
It can be incredibly unsettling to realize that you've been injured in some way because a medical professional was negligent when handling you. So many people have a great deal of confidence in the treatment administered to them by a doctor. When this trust is broken, you could find yourself not only hurt physically but emotionally as well. If you're in this situation and have decided to file a medical malpractice claim, there are a few things you can do to increase the odds that you'll be successful.
12 September 2017
It's a shame when people decide to stay together solely because they can't afford to get divorced. But, there are ways around this outcome in many cases. Here are some things to consider. Get a Better Picture of Your Finances Your first stop should be a financial planner. They are going to help you put together a picture of your finances and devise a plan for making it work. It may require a little bit of adjustment at first, but the goal will be to create a several-year plan to get you to a comfortable standard of living with what assets you have after the divorce.
29 August 2017
Personal injuries, whether seemingly serious or minor, can at times have deep consequences. Any such injury can lead to lost wages, excessive rehabilitation costs, and great emotional trauma. It also affects the finances of a person, leading to stress and anxiety. Here are some steps to take if you are injured and if you want to pursue a personal injury case. What To Do When You Are Injured If you are injured, seek medical help first!
29 August 2017
If you are being sued because you caused a vehicle accident, then you will be expected to provide answers to written questions known as interrogatories and then answer oral questions in a meeting known as a deposition. Since your lawyer will type up the interrogatory answers for you, they will protect your case by responding with brief and accurate answers. However, when the day arrives for your deposition meeting, you will have to answer the questions yourself.
19 August 2017
After an injury on the job, the next course of action for most people is to reach out to their employer to notify them of the incident. This is somewhat of the easy part. The problems really come about when an employer outright denies a claim or ignores the employee. If this is a circumstance you're facing, knowing what to do can prove to be critical going forward. Create a Paper Trail
7 August 2017
There are all kinds of legal issues in real estate. There are also two sides to this same coin too. Whether you are a buyer, a seller, or a real estate agency, you absolutely should involve a real estate lawyer. Here are some reasons why, as well as some of the more commonly provided services. Legal Sales As a real estate agent or as a buyer, you want the assurance that the property you are selling/buying is legally for sale.
28 July 2017
When you think of being at risk of sustaining a traumatic brain injury in an on the job accident, you normally think of those who are involved in hazardous environments or those who have to wear a hard hat when they are working. What you may be surprised to find is that although accidents do happen which result in severe traumatic brain injury in these types of environments, mild traumatic brain injury can also happen in places you would not think of.
24 July 2017
Recovering from a personal injury is never easy. Yet, your elderly mother may face additional challenges after her slip and fall injury such as slower healing because of her age. While you can't turn back the clock and double check her walking path, you can make sure that the responsible party does what is right by using these strategies to prepare for working with her slip and fall lawyer. Get The Facts
17 July 2017