2018

  • Review Your Estate Plans After These Major Life Events

    Estate planning is important to consider once you reach adulthood. Having legal documentation that declares what will happen with your assets in the event of your passing and that names who will serve as the executor of your estate will save your loved ones considerable turmoil and expenses. While it's important to make these plans, this isn't a document that you should keep locked away and never reconsider. A variety of changes in your life should compel you to review your estate plans and, in some scenarios, consult your attorney about making some changes.
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  • Three Reasons That You May Want To Track Down A Former Tenant

    If you need to track down someone, your first step might be to use social media. Doing so can often work out, but it's also possible that the person you're looking to find has little to no social media presence. In this case, you'll need to turn to a private investigator for help. Private investigators can find a long list of people, including former tenants. If you rented a property to someone and you're trying to get in touch with the person after he or she has moved out, a private investigator is the right person for the job.
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  • How To Prepare For And Deal With A CME

    If you are making an auto accident claim, expect the insurance company to trigger a compulsory medical examination (CME) for you. The CME is supposed to find out the true nature of your injuries. Here are a few tips on how to prepare for and deal with the examination. Be Utterly Honest The doctor conducting the CME ought to be neutral, but because the world as it ought to be is much different from the world as it is, don't be too surprised if the doctor conducting the examination is a bit skewed towards the insurance carrier.
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  • Tips For Making Joint Custody Go Smoothly

    If you and your child's parent were never married or have gotten separated or divorced, the two of you might have worked out a joint custody agreement for your child with the court system. This can be a good option for both parents and children; after all, it allows you to share the stress of parenting with your child's other parent in a more equal way than with other forms of custody and visitation, and it allows your child to spend approximately an equal amount of time with each parent, which can be good for everyone who is involved.
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  • Social Media Affects Divorce Cases, Too

    Thanks to some rather distinct cases, most people now know that posting on social media after you've been injured and are in the middle of a personal injury or disability case is not a good idea. But social media's reach has extended to other parts of legal life as well, and not many realize that. Even divorcing couples now need to be aware that their social media could be under scrutiny, and that scrutiny can affect the settlement.
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  • Landlords: This Is How To Cope With Tenants And The Changes In The Law Regarding Marijuana Use

    The widespread legalization of marijuana in various U.S. states -- for both medicinal and recreational purposes -- has also created widespread problems for landlords. If you're a landlord with rental units, this should answer some of the most common questions about navigating marijuana accommodation requests under the law. Where Is Marijuana Legal In The U.S. now? One of the most important things landlords need to do is stay abreast of the changes in their local jurisdiction.
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  • Five Crimes That May Stem From A Road Rage Incident

    There may not be a specific crime of road rage, but a road rage incident can definitely give rise to multiple specific crimes that may require a criminal defense lawyer. Here are some of the crimes you may be charged with if you have participated in road rage: Assault and Battery Assault is the act of trying to cause physical harm to another person while battery is the act of actually causing a harmful or offensive physical contact with another person.
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  • 4 Ways A Real Estate Lawyer Can Help You

    One of the things you may need at some point in life is a real estate lawyer. This is the key to completing many transactions of this type with ease. It's important to understand it can be complicated when it comes to buying or selling any property. The good news is when you have a legal expert in this area to assist you it can be less challenging. Being aware of some things this professional can help you accomplish can be helpful to you.
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