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  • 5 Signs To Help Executors Recognize A Legally Complex Estate

    Are you an executor of a loved one's will? If so, you probably have a lot of work to do. And while some executors can do the work on their own, complex estates need the help of a lawyer. How can you know whether the estate you are executing is complex or simple? Here are five indicators that it's a complex one.  Complex Estates Have Unusual Assets. Generally, people's estates include things like a primary home, vehicles, bank accounts, and retirement plans.
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  • 3 Important Tips To Keep In Mind About Filing A Long-Term Disability Claim

    If you are disabled and unable to work, or if there is no chance that your physical condition will improve anytime soon, you should file a long-term disability claim. A long-term disability claim gives you access to benefits you can use to support yourself. 1. Submit Your Claim Right Away With a long-term disability, you need to file a claim as soon as possible. You have a small window to file a claim once you know your injury will have a long-term impact on your ability to work.
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  • 5 Ways A Poor Home Sale Contract Could Cause Problems

    If you're not required to hire a real estate attorney for your home purchase or sale, should you still retain one to help with the contracts? The answer is probably yes. Why? While they appear somewhat standard, real estate contracts made by nonprofessionals can be at an even greater risk of failure than most business contracts. Here are some of the most common ways that your contract could cause problems. 
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  • Wrongful Death? 4 Things To Consider Before Filing A Case

    The loss of a loved one for any reason is a life-changing event capable of bringing lasting sorrow. However, when there is a reason to believe that the cause of death could have been prevented, the sorrow can easily transition into a desire to find some type of legal justice for the loss. One way in which this type of justice is often sought is through the filing of a wrongful death lawsuit.
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  • Can You Get House Arrest For Your DUI Charge?

    If you are arrested for driving under the influence, it does not automatically mean you will spend time in jail. Because of the increased jail populations, many offenders whose charge did not include major property or physical damage may have the opportunity to spend their incarceration at home rather than in jail. Here are some things you should need to know: Is it Common to Get House Arrest for a DUI?
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  • What Types Of Cases Can A Personal Injury Lawyer Help You With?

    Personal injury lawyers sometimes specialize in handling certain types of cases. However, overall, personal injury lawyers help with many different types of personal injury cases. These are a few examples of the different types of cases that a personal injury lawyer might be able to help you with. Dog Bite Injuries Being bitten by a dog can impact your life in many ways. Dog bite injuries can be very serious and can leave you with expensive medical bills.
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  • Arrested At A DUI Check Checkpoint? What To Know

    When it comes to driving under the influence (DUI) arrests, it's all about the illegality of the stop and everything that happened after that point. Almost all those arrested for DUI were stopped while driving but some are arrested at DUI checkpoints. This type of arrest, just like all of them, is subject to challenges by your criminal defense lawyer. To find out more about this type of arrest, read on.
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  • How Staying Off Social Media Can Help Your Personal Injury Case

    It's safe to say that almost everybody uses some form of social media these days. From Facebook to Instagram to Twitter, daily viewing and posting is a way of life for most. There are a few times in your life, though, when you might want to curb your need to post about your life and how you are feeling at the moment. Read on to find out why using social media sites after a car accident can be so damaging to your case and your chances of personal injury success.
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  • 3 Reasons To Hire A Foreclosure Attorney

    Life is unpredictable, and a number of events can negatively affect your finances. Job loss, the death of a spouse, an accident, or serious illness or injury can make it very difficult to keep up with all of your bills, including your mortgage payment. If you do not pay your mortgage payment for a few months, your lender will begin the foreclosure process. Learning that your home is being foreclosed on can be incredibly stressful and scary.
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  • Tips To Keep Your Divorce Proceedings From Getting Out Of Hand

    Divorce is an emotional and tough time by design, but if you are still on speaking terms with your soon to be ex, you both might be interested in trying to keep things from getting ugly. There are a number of things you can do both before and during the divorce proceedings that could help you keep the situation from getting out of control. Remember the Goal Is Not to Punish
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