Being appointed personal representative for the deceased is both an honor and a big responsibility. Also called an executor, the personal representative has several duties to attend to in the period following a death while the estate is being probated. One large job of the personal representative involves dealing with the family home of the deceased. Read on for a list of duties to expect after a death when dealing with a home.
28 July 2020
If you're working out the custody arrangements for your divorce, pay close attention to foreign travel issues. This is especially important if your spouse holds dual citizenship. It can be next to impossible to get your child back once they're in a foreign country. That's why it's important that you take steps to prevent foreign travel, especially if there's a chance your ex will run with your child. Here are four steps you need to take to prevent your ex from leaving the country with your child.
26 June 2020
Being handed a life sentence can be devastating. Many prisoners are unsure of what the future may hold, and this uncertainty can make an already stressful situation much worse. The help of a consultant can be beneficial in navigating the prison system and learning to cope with a life sentence. Prison consultants fill many important roles, and each is designed to help an inmate transition to prison life as easily as possible.
22 May 2020
When it comes to personal injury cases, some cases are more serious than others. Lawyers often refer to these types of cases as catastrophic injury cases, because the injuries from the accident are so serious and so dramatically alter one's life. There are a few traits that set a catastrophic injury case apart from a regular personal injury case. Type of Injury The first thing that makes a catastrophic injury different is the actual injury types.
22 April 2020
One of the most common types of injuries to occur after motorcycle accidents are spinal cord injuries. Spinal cord injuries are no joke, and they can cause permanent disability. If your spinal cord injury was caused by the negligence of another person, you may be eligible to receive compensation. What Makes a Solid Case? To prove that another person caused your spinal cord injury, you must first prove they performed negligent actions.
17 March 2020
If you are in the market for a real estate property, ensure you don't close any deal before researching the deed restrictions (restrictive covenants). Otherwise, you might buy your property only to find that you can't use it as you had intended. Deed Restrictions Explained Deed restrictions are legally-binding regulations that determine how a piece of real estate can be used and the nature of properties one can construct on a piece of land.
11 February 2020
The decision to file for bankruptcy is not always an easy one. You may struggle for months or years to work your way out of debt until it becomes clear you need to file for bankruptcy so you can build a strong financial future for your family or for your retirement. If you're wondering if bankruptcy is right for you, talk to a bankruptcy lawyer so you get accurate facts. Here are some things you'll want to have clarified.
14 January 2020
No one thinks that they are going to sustain a serious injury, but the potential for injury is always present in a person's day-to-day life. Some injuries are so severe that they can permanently limit your ability to work in the future. Long-term disability is designed to help provide financial resources to those individuals who have suffered a serious injury. If you find yourself in a position where you need to rely on long-term disability benefits to survive, be sure that you are actively avoiding complications when you file your initial claim.
12 December 2019
After a car accident, most accident victims just want their lives to get back to normal. They want to heal from the physical injuries, get back to work, spend time with their families instead of at the hospital, and enjoy life again. Unfortunately, none of those things can help accident victims pay the financial costs of an accident and that is where the accident release comes in. Read on to find out more about the release and what it means to your ability to be paid fairly.
14 November 2019
A careless driver could affect your life in many ways. Fortunately, civil law provides accident victims with the legal means to be paid for their losses. To ensure you are paid what you deserve, it's important to seek legal help and retain a personal injury lawyer. The way you and your lawyer get along and work together can influence your chances of personal injury success. Read on to find out more.
17 October 2019