2021

How A Trust Can Complement A Will

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It's important to have a will to address questions of what happens if you pass or are incapacitated. A will on its own, though, often doesn't have enough power to do the job as well as possible. You may also want to establish a trust. Let's look at why that is and how a trust can complement a will. Delays Typically, a will and trust attorney encourages clients to consider potential delays in the transfers of assets.

3 November 2021

Did You Get Hurt? There’s No Additional Harm in Consulting a Personal Injury Lawyer

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If you were injured because of the actions of another person, you are likely feeling some combination of angry, upset, sad, depression, or maybe all of those things at once. The legal system does allow for financial restitution in this situation for you to be made whole again, but filling a personal injury lawsuit is easier said than done. For best results, you will want a personal injury lawyer by your side, but it's understandable if you equate the word "

27 September 2021

What To Do If An Insurer Offers To Settle An Injury Case Before You've Filed A Claim

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Suppose you've suffered an injury and someone from an insurance company contacts you about settling. What should you do? How do you even respond to something like that, especially if the incident was only a few weeks or months ago? A personal injury lawyer will more than likely tell you to do these five things. Get Their Contact Information Your starting point should be just to determine who they are and who they represent.

24 August 2021

Are You An Employer? See Why You May Need To Hire An Employment Attorney

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Coming up with a viable business idea is the easiest part of entrepreneurship. The real challenge is understanding how the business world works, especially when it comes to employment law. However, you can avoid most of the liabilities of owning a business by hiring the right legal professional during the business development stage. For example, you will need an employment attorney to help you understand employment law before employing anyone in your business.

21 July 2021

Working With A Lawyer To Protect Yourself After A Semi-Truck Accident

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Accidents or collisions happen every day, but if you are involved in an accident while driving a commercial vehicle like a semi-truck, you may find that the accident is assumed to be your fault. If you did everything right and the collision still occurred, you may need to consider hiring a truck accident lawyer, like Bradley Drendel & Jeanney, to help defend you and clear your name. Meeting With a Lawyer

17 June 2021

When Is Probate Necessary for an Estate?

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One possibility that often hangs over an estate is the possibility that it will go to probate. This is a process where the court deals with any potentially unresolved issues involving an estate. People often wonder whether it is necessary, so here is a look at the reasons why it might be. General Administrative Work This is the most boring of all reasons for probate. Simply put, probate courts process all estates regardless of whether there are issues.

18 May 2021

Hiring A Lawyer If You Think You Are The Victim Of Medical Malpractice

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Anytime you feel a treatment given to you by a doctor was wrong or caused a more significant illness or problem, you can discuss that treatment with a lawyer to determine if what happened was malpractice. Sometimes another doctor's opinion can help, but if you feel you need them, a medical malpractice lawyer can help to work out the situation. Talking With A Lawyer Experienced medical malpractice lawyers have a good handle on what is deemed malpractice and what might have just been unfortunate results.

8 April 2021

4 Legal Questions You'll Likely Have About Your Upcoming Divorce

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Do you plan on starting the process to get a divorce from your spouse in the future? If so, you likely have a bunch of legal questions about the process that you need to know the answer to before moving forward. Is A Separation Required?  The need to have a formal separation will really depend on where you currently live. There are 34 states that do not require you and your spouse to be legally separated before you start the process.

12 March 2021

Can A Contractor Get Charged With Theft For Not Finishing A Job?

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If you're a contractor and have a project go bad, it's not uncommon to have the customer threaten to call the police. Will the police actually do anything? It depends on what happened. You Took the Money Without Intending to Do the Job There is a common scam where someone who is pretending to be a contractor or who is actually a contractor bidding on a job and collecting a deposit.

9 February 2021

It's Time For An Aviation Attorney: 4 Steps To Take After An Airplane Accident

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If you were involved in an airplane accident, and you walked away without medical assistance, you might not know what to do next. Airplane accidents can happen for a variety of reasons. Some of those reasons include pilot error, hard landings, or even incidents during taxiing. Not all airplane accidents are life-threatening, but they should all be taken seriously. This includes the airplane accident you were involved in. Now that you're home, there are some steps you need to take right away.

13 January 2021