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

Consult A Tax Attorney If You've Been Dishonest When Filing Your Income Tax

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Ideally, you'll be able to look yourself in the mirror and know that you've always been honest when filing your income tax. Not everyone can make such a statement, however, and if this is the case for you, your past transgressions may be causing you stress. Instead of fretting over what audits or legal complications might be in your future, it's a better idea to be proactive. Contact a tax attorney and explain your situation.

2 January 2019

Key Factors In A Car Accident Case

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If you've been injured in a motor vehicle incident and have decided to move forward with a claim with the help of a car accident lawyer, you'll likely be wondering what factors might play into how your case will pan out. Your car accident attorney will focus on evidence from the scene, reports, and anything witnesses can provide. They'll also take a close look at any indications of problems that occurred with a vehicle or a driver prior to an incident.

17 November 2018

Put Your Children First

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When you got married, you more than likely didn't even conceive that your marriage would end in divorce, did you? Have you already started your divorce proceedings, or has your spouse started them? Whether it's an amicable divorce or one filled with bitterness and anger, it's no secret that your children are probably going through a hard time. After all, little kids didn't ask to ask to be put in the middle of their parent's problems, did they?

4 September 2018

Divorce 101: How To Prepare For A Divorce

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You spend years planning the perfect wedding. You make sure every last detail is perfect for your big day. Everyone expects to live happily ever after, but the sad truth is that most marriages will end in divorce. If you are considering divorce or have been served divorce papers, you need to start planning right away. A divorce doesn't require the same level of planning as a wedding, but there are still multiple things that need to be done in order to protect yourself in court.

30 July 2018