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What You Need to Know about Stepchildren and Your Estate Plan

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In today’s society it is not uncommon to have blended families. In many cases, blended families function the same as a nuclear biological family. Both parents feel a responsibility to all of the children, and many stepparents consider their stepchildren their own. What you may not know is that when you create your estate plan, the state will view your stepchildren very different from your biological children. This is why it is so important that you make extra measures to include your stepchildren in your estate plan if you wish. Read More»

Signs That Your Elderly Loved One Is Being Taken Advantage Of

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You’re probably already aware that the elderly are vulnerable to being taken advantage of by unscrupulous types pretending to be financial advisers, but they are also at risk of being fleeced by caregivers, neighbors, and even other family members. This type of financial abuse is much more difficult to discern than the more blatant type conducted by strangers – and this is partly because it’s often committed by those who are considered trustworthy and above reproach. Read More»

Is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Right For You?

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If you are overwhelmed by debt, you may be considering Chapter 7 bankruptcy for relief. The process of Chapter 7 bankruptcy typically takes less than six months, and most people who file are still able to keep their belongings. In addition, debtors do not have to repay any of their covered debts. Here are a few questions to help you determine if Chapter 7 bankruptcy is right for you: Does Chapter 7 bankruptcy cover all of my debt? Read More»

How Valuable Is A Police Report To Your Injury Claim?

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With a few exceptions, police reports aren’t usually admissible in civil courts. These are the courts that handle personal injury claims, yet accident victims are still advised to get copies of police reports. Why is this? Well, the police reports may not be admissible in court, but they can still strengthen your case in other ways. For example, you can use the reports to:  Verify the Circumstances of Your Accident Read More»

3 Steps You Must Take In Order To Win A Worker's Comp. Claim

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While The Department of Labor reported that over three million employees suffered a work-place injury or illness, hopefully, you won’t become the next statistic.  But, if you do become hurt while performing your job, below are crucial steps you’ll need to take in order to solidify your case: 1. Contact A Personal Injury Attorney Specializing In Worker’s Compensation. One of the most important things that you could do in this scenario is often the thing that most injured workers fail to accomplish. Read More»