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It’s A Community: Debts And Assets In Divorce

If you are divorcing, you likely already know that there are specific rules about how your marital debt and assets are divided. In fact, the state you live in when you divorce has a great deal of influence on how these issues are treated. Debts and assets are handled differently in equitable distribution states than […]

What To Do When You Have A Work-Related Repeated Stress Injury

A repeated stress injury in the workplace can be a frustrating and painful experience. Approaching your employer and getting the care you need adds to the stress of this injury. Here are some steps for dealing with a developing repeated stress injury.  Acknowledge Your Injury The first step is to diagnose your repeated stress injury. […]

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Can You Collect Social Security Disability And Workers’ Comp Benefits At The Same Time?

You likely know that a workplace injury can call for workers’ comp benefits, but if your injury turns out to be permanent, you may be wondering if you can collect both Social Security disability (SSD) and workers’ comp at the same time. The quick answer to that question is “yes,” but read below for more […]

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Partially Disabled: What To Know About Workers’ Comp And Partial Disabilities

If you’ve been hurt at work, you are very likely covered by workers’ comp benefits. This valuable perk ensures that no medical expenses related to the accident come from your pocket and even allows you paid time to stay home and recuperate. There are several levels of workers’ comp coverage, and one of them is […]

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Refute, Rebuttal And Redirect: How Your Criminal Defense Attorney Uses These Tactics

Most people who have not studied criminal law do not understand how a criminal trial actually works. When they are the ones who stand accused, they believe the system will clear them. The truth is, it is only the skills of a good lawyer who can clear them, and only if the lawyer is really […]

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Reasons to Renegotiate Your Visitation Agreement

If you’ve just hammered out your first visitation agreement after a custody battle and divorce, you might be thinking that things are done and dusted. But they are not: life goes on, and people and situations change. Some situations are almost guaranteed to come up, so it may be a good idea to start thinking […]

3 Tips For Adopting Your Niece Or Nephew

While many people adopt children who are not biologically related to them, there are situations where an aunt or uncle adopts their niece or nephew. Adoption within a family can be a great thing, but it can also have unique challenges. If you are interested in adopting your niece or nephew, use the following tips: […]

3 Facts You Should Know About Your Rights To Grandparent Visitation In California

If you are a grandparent and you would like to have guaranteed visitation with one or more of your grandchildren under the age of 18 in the state of California, it is important to know that you may be able to ask the courts to order that you be allowed to do so. Fortunately, California […]

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4 Ways A Lawyer Can Help The Victim Of A Collision

Are you depressed because you had to stop working after getting injured in a collision? If you are now stuck with no income and a lot of medical needs, the best thing to do is contact a lawyer to get compensated by the other party. You should be able to receive enough money for your […]

Got Hurt While Trespassing. What Can I Do Now?

So, you found it impossible to stay off the property of another? You knew it was wrong but decided to do it anyway. Perhaps you were using their swimming pool, taking a dip on a hot summer night. Maybe you slept in their house while they were on a long vacation. It is even possible […]