Divorce Legal Plan

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When going through a divorce you should have a plan set up to have the process be easier on you. Here’s a short guide to help you get through your divorce. – Gather financial documents such as tax returns, bank statements, real estate purchases and sales records. – Find a good lawyer. Not just any lawyer, but one who specializes in divorces. – Avoid stress. This is very difficult to […]

Personal Bankruptcy Laws

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When your credit has reached it’s limit and creditors are on you, individuals can file for personal bankruptcy. This can help them get rid of all of their debts by selling off your assets and starting over. There are two options for filing for bankruptcy, Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. With Chapter 7, you liquidate all your assets to pay off your creditors. With Chapter 13 you set up a […]

Medical Malpractice

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Medical malpractice is the act of negligence on the part of a heath care provider. When this occurs, it may result in further complications in the condition of the patient, or possibly even the death of the patient. Legal victories in medical malpractice lawsuits typically occur when the health care provider deviates from what is the accepted standards of care, either by mistake or on purpose. The most common types […]

Lemon Law Definition

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Lemon Laws in the US were established to help protect the consumer against the purchase of a bad product, most notably automobiles. Understanding your legal rights when it comes to your state’s Lemon Law is important, as is deciding whether or not you should use an attorney. Different states have different laws. To find out what your state’s lemon laws are, simply look on your state’s website, or contact your […]

Child Custody

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What determines who gets custody of a child? The courts usually make decisions about child custody during a divorce proceeding. The choices used to be simple, the mom would get primary custody and the father would get weekend visitation. However nowadays the decision is based on what is in the best interests of the child. There are a lot of factors that determine which parent is the proper custodian of […]

Why Incorporate?

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Opening your own business is risky. If your business fails it could lead to a complete personal financial meltdown. When you incorporate it reduces your risk and personal liability. But there are other advantages. Among them include tax advantages, anonymity and easier access to capital. Here is why your personal liability is limited. If the business incurs a loss, your personal assets are protected. Your business can file for bankruptcy […]