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Will Planning In Blended Families

If you are currently in a blended family, the need for a will is going to be more important than in traditional families. Both you and your spouse need to make sure that your property is divided in the way that you want, not necessarily basing those decisions on which child gets what parent’s property. […]

Top 4 Reasons Workers Compensation Claims Are Denied

Employers are required to carry workers compensation insurance to protect employees in the event that they are hurt while at work. But just because a company has workers comp insurance, it doesn’t mean that your claim will automatically be approved if you happen to get injured on the job. There are several reasons why workers […]

3 Things Not to Do After You’re Injured in a Car Wreck That Was Not Your Fault

The last thing people expect when they are driving is to get in a car accident. When it happens, it can cause a lot of problems, especially when injuries occurs. If you are hurt in an auto wreck that is not your fault, it is important to respond appropriately so you can receive the financial […]

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Conflict Management When Splitting Assets In A Divorce

Perhaps one of the most challenging parts of a divorce is arranging the logistics of who gets what. It will require you to have some ongoing contact with your ex spouse, which can be painful as you’re attempting to navigate a good settlement for yourself. Here are some tips on how to reduce the amount […]

Overexposure: When Potential Juror Bias Makes a Change in Venue Possible

What happens when almost everybody in your local area has heard about your case, watched details of it unfold in the news, seen online videos of the defendant at the crime scene, and heard the matter discussed pretty much everywhere they went for months? It seems like getting a fair trial could be next to […]

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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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