Law

Why You May Be Required To Pay Palimony

If you are divorcing, then the court may order you to pay spousal support if your financial status is better than that of your spouse. This is what is known as alimony. Did you know that you may be ordered to make comparable payments even if you were not married, have been cohabiting for some time and are now separating? In this case, it is known as palimony and the court may order you to pay it if: Read More 

2 Legal Documents You Want Before You Say I Do

If you are going to be getting married and you want to make sure that you have everything protected and set, you'll want to meet with a lawyer to set up a prenuptial agreement, and a will. Having these two documents in order will ensure that everything is protected if anything happens to you, or if you get divorced. A lawyer can help you draw up both before your big day. Read More 

4 Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Personal Injury Attorney

When you or someone you know is injured, it's almost unheard of to expect automatic compensation that's timely and paid in full by the person at fault. Often, the only recourse a person has is to turn to the justice system in the hopes of receiving recompense. Fortunately, personal injury attorneys can help you navigate the law and get you the money you deserve after an accident. Before you hire the first lawyer you see listed in the phone book, don't forget to ask these four questions to make sure you're getting the best lawyer for your case. Read More 

3 Things That Can Cause Your Social Security Disability Claim To Be Denied

Filing for social security disability can be a daunting a process. At a glance, it looks easy enough - you just fill out paperwork and submit it. However, only an average of 28% of disability claims are approved on the first try. Here are three things that can cause your social security disability claim to be denied. 1. Lack of proper documentation. One of the most important parts of your social security disability claim is proof of your disability. Read More 

4 Estate Planning Mistakes You Might Be Making

Throughout your life you have worked hard to earn what you now have. But since you won't be taking any of these hard-earned possessions with you when you die, it is important to plan your estate so that you can decide who will inherit what and how. However, estate planning is not just for dividing up your possessions; it also helps you to manage the final years of your life and to reduce the burden your loved ones might experience. Read More