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Child Support: A Limited-Time Order

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Parents of minor children can expect child support to be an issue in their divorces — at least, in most cases. The only times when child support might not be ordered is when the custodial parent is wealthy and refuses it or when the parents share physical and legal child custody 50/50. For everyone else, child support is typically ordered for a fixed time period. The original child support order from the family court judge always specifies when child support is to end.

26 November 2019

Juggling Grief And An Accident Lawsuit: How To Manage

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When you have lost someone in an auto accident, you are emotionally at odds with what to do next. You may be feeling emotionally raw, and having to contend with funeral arrangements. When someone suggests that you talk to an auto accident attorney, you may not be hearing the speaker correctly, or not at all. This is a very difficult time for you, and having to consider the possibility of a lawsuit to compensate for the loss of someone dear to you just does not seem to fit.

30 October 2019

Tips For Personal Injury Accident Victims

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Suffering an injury due to an accident that was not your fault is a devastating experience to undergo as you may incur medical bills, lost wages, and other costs that can be difficult to overcome. Myths about personal injury cases as well as pursuing them in court can put victims in a position of being unable to effectively recover their damages. Myth: A Personal Injury Lawsuit Will Always Result In A Settlement Offer

3 October 2019

Know A Lawyer's Importance During Bankruptcy

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If you are so behind in your bills that you feel as if you are never going to be able to climb out of the financial hole you are in, then you might find bankruptcy to be a viable option. Bankruptcy will take care of most types of debt, getting you out of the financial burden you currently struggle with. Also, once you are in a bankruptcy, then you won't have bill collectors calling you at all hours at home, at work, and even on family member's homes.

31 August 2019

3 Things Everyone Should Know About Car Accident Lawyers

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If you're a careful and conscientious driver, you do your best to pay attention to the road at all times. You follow all traffic laws and try to watch for potential hazards. Unfortunately, you have no control over other drivers on the road and they may not be as careful as you are. All it takes is one moment of inattention to cause a collision. If you were involved in a car accident, determining fault can be very important.

29 July 2019

Answers For Those Applying For Social Security Benefits

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Social Security benefits can be an essential part of the social safety net. However, the process of applying for these benefits can seem daunting to many individuals. This can be enough to cause some people to simply fail to pursue these benefits, despite the help that they could provide. Should You Wait Until Your Claim Is Denied To Hire An Attorney? It is common for people to assume that they will have to go through the initial application for Social Security disability benefits on their own and that they should only hire an attorney once their application is denied.

26 June 2019

4 Things You Need To Know About Leasing To Own

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Leasing to own is a viable way to purchase property, especially if you have poor credit or if you don't have enough money saved up for a substantial down payment. With a lease option or lease-to-own option, you are giving yourself the opportunity to purchase the home you are living in. Before entering this type of agreement, you are going to want to make sure you understand the agreement. #1 You Pay a Higher Rental Rate

24 May 2019

Preparing For Divorce When Self-Employed: 2 Reasons To Keep Detailed Expense Logs

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Divorce, when you're self-employed, holds a few extra tasks compared to divorce for the conventionally employed. Because there is no real third-party overseeing your pay, your income claims may require more scrutiny by the court. This isn't a personal indictment, it's simply a fact of life for people who are responsible for their own income. Because people in the past have hidden income, you may have to go through more investigation so that the court is satisfied that you're accurately reporting what you earned and spent.

24 April 2019

Are You A Business Owner? 3 Reasons You Need A Corporate Lawyer

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If you are a business owner, you know it takes a lot of work to keep your business growing and successful. One thing you can do to help your business continue running well is to hire a corporate lawyer, such as from carter and west law firm. Below are three reasons why you need to do this. If You Get Sued You never know if a customer or a client will sue your company.

14 March 2019

When to Hire a Construction Lawyer

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If you are a contractor, subcontractor, or you own your own construction business, your business thrives off of having people work for you and people to work for. So, what happens if someone messes up and you find yourself in a lot of trouble? That's when you can hire a construction lawyer. To help you understand when and if you may need to hire a construction lawyer, this article will take a closer look at a few scenarios that you might run into.

8 February 2019