Knowledge Is Power

« Back to Home

LAW

Should You Have A Will Or A Revocable Trust?

Posted on

These two estate planning instruments represent two different takes when it comes to making plans to deal with your assets after death. Wills have been around for ages, and are considered to be at the front and center of any plans for disposing of an estate. Revocable trusts, on the other hand, are relative newcomers when compared to the will. Read on to find out more. What to understand about wills and probate…

Read More »

3 Things To Consider When Getting A Liquor License

Posted on

Opening a restaurant or bar can be a major undertaking. Not only does it require finding the right location and setting up a menu, but there are numerous other hoops to jump through before opening. Obtaining liquor licensing is one of those tasks that needs to be finished before opening for business. Being able to enjoy alcoholic beverages is a must for many customers, and in certain locations a liquor license is an essential part of being successful.…

Read More »

Estate Planning: 3 Things To Think About

Posted on

Everyone should have an estate plan in place in case something happens unexpectedly. Don’t want to delay this important process, since you do not want to not have it done in a time of need. Here are three things you should think about in terms of estate planning: Living Will Have you ever thought about what your medical requests would be if you are unable to communicate with doctors? If so, that is where a living will can help ensure the right decisions are made for you.…

Read More »

Defensive Moves Against Your Personal Injury Case

Posted on

If you have filed a lawsuit against a negligent party you have already traveled one long road. Being injured and dealing with the after-effects of an accident can cause some serious stress, and by the time your case comes to trial you will likely be physically and mentally exhausted. While the end may be in sight now with the beginning of the trial, you should be prepared for the other side to vigorously defend themselves against your claims.…

Read More »

Will Planning In Blended Families

Posted on

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. The following are some things you need to think about when discussing your will: Decide How You Want Things to Be Distributed…

Read More »

Top 4 Reasons Workers Compensation Claims Are Denied

Posted on

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 compensation claims are denied, so you need to be diligent to ensure that yours is not.…

Read More »

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

Posted on

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 settlement that you deserve. Some things that you absolutely do not want to do after being injured in an auto accident include the following:…

Read More »

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

Posted on

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 impossible to achieve without some drastic intervention—usually a change in venue, or location, of the trial.…

Read More »

It's A Community: Debts And Assets In Divorce

Posted on

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 they are in community property states, and the majority of states now use the equitable distribution model.…

Read More »

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

Posted on

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. These are common for typists and they can come with hand, finger, wrist, or arm pain that is severe.…

Read More »