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3 Recent Major Changes In California Employment Law

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If you own a business in California, then it is important to know that there have been 30 new employment laws introduced in the state this year. Most of these laws have been in force since Jan. 1, 2017, so if you haven't yet taken steps to implement any changes to your business needed to comply with them, it is important to do so quickly. While some only affect specific industries, there are several that affect all business owners.

15 May 2017

Getting Ready To File For Social Security Disability

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If a medical problem is keeping you from working at your job, you may be able to get some Social Security benefits. This government-run program provides workers with a monthly monetary payment. It should be emphasized that this payment is not charity or a form of welfare; you have earned this money through paycheck deductions from your very first job until now. You can help make the application process go a lot smoother if you know what to expect, so read on to learn more about getting ready to file for Social Security disability benefits.

15 May 2017

3 Things To Do Before You File For Divorce

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Once you've made your mind up that you want a divorce, you may be in a hurry to get started. However, as long as you and your children are safe where you are, it's in your best interest to take some time before you file. During that time, you can take steps to make sure that you're as prepared for the coming divorce as you can be. Take a look at several important things that you should do before you formally file for divorce.

15 May 2017

Hurt On The Job? Making Sure You Get Full Benefits

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If you have been injured at work, you likely already know about the workers comp insurance that will pay your medical bills and some of your salary. If your injury turns out to be more long lasting, you may even be entitled to a lifetime of workers' comp benefits. When this happens, you may also be entitled to another form of compensation: Social Security disability. Read on for what you need to know about getting both of these valuable benefits at the same time.

11 May 2017

Were You Ticketed After An Accident That Should Be Blamed On Weather? What To Do

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If you were driving on slippery roads and caused an accident, but it wasn't because you were speeding or not paying attention and you still received a ticket for reckless operation, or driving too fast for conditions, you want to get a lawyer. You don't want this type of charge on your driving record for a variety of reasons, and you shouldn't have to pay the high fines and fees that come with having a moving violation.

5 May 2017

Protect Your Progeny Through Proper Planning - Questions To Ask A Trust Attorney

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Accumulating assets throughout your life can be a point of pride for many people. If your estate becomes substantial, you have an obligation to make sure it can be efficiently distributed to your heirs when the time is appropriate. Many people are attracted to the concept of setting up a trust in order to do so, but may be unfamiliar with the process. Turning to an attorney to establish and administer your trust is an intelligent and proper decision, but comes with its own set of challenges.

5 May 2017

2 Reasons To Hire An Attorney To Assist With A Social Security Disability Case

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Finding some way to get approved for Social Security disability benefits can often be an extremely difficult task, mostly because the approval process can be quite strict and full of all kinds of red tape. However, an attorney is able to help simplify the process and help you in quite a few different ways, such as the two listed below. Improve The Presentation Of The Case One of the most important reasons to hire an attorney to assist you with your Social Security disability case is the fact that he or she is going to work to improve the presentation of your claim and case.

3 May 2017

Top Benefits Of Hiring A Workers Compensation Attorney On A Contingency Basis

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When a lot of people think about hiring an attorney, they think about having to pay their attorney's fees up-front. Even though this is a common option for some types of lawyers, many workers compensation attorneys choose to work on a contingency basis instead. Basically, what this means is that you do not pay an up-front fee to your lawyer. Instead, you pay your lawyer a percentage of your settlement if you win your case.

29 April 2017

When You Get Into An Accident But Fail To Get The Other Driver's Info: What To Do Next

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The general procedure in any car accident, no matter how minor, is to get the other person's information, including insurance and the license plates. If, for whatever reason, the other driver talks you out of contacting the police and/or exchanging information, you may find that you have some problems after the fact. If that has happened to you, here is what you should do next. Hire a Car Accident Attorney

7 December 2016

Is A Mother More Like To Get Custody?

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During a divorce when children are involved, the discussion of custody is one that has to happen. It seems like fathers get the raw end of the deal. Mothers will usually be awarded custody in a court of law. Is this really the case? It's time to look at the truth and how judges award custody. Courts Will Look at Current Parental Situations Judges need to consider the current conditions and circumstances around the child.

2 August 2016