Why Your Extravagant Child Is Better Off With A Spendthrift Trust

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What do you do if you want to create a trust fund for your college kid, but you are afraid they would squander it immediately once they got their hands on it? You create a spendthrift trust. Read on to know what it means and how it can help your kid. What It Is When you create a spendthrift trust, you get to control the beneficiary's access to its funds or properties.

22 June 2016

If A Person Falls In Front Of A Name-Brand Restaurant In A Theme Park...Who Does He/She Sue?

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World-famous theme parks are about to be jam-packed with visitors from around the globe this summer. To accommodate all of these hungry tourists, the theme parks have built many of their own restaurants onsite, but they have also invited many name-brand restaurants to rent space on theme park property. If you step inside these restaurants for a bite or a drink, and then have a slip and fall accident, who do you sue?

13 June 2016

Three Options For Continuing Your Lawsuit When The Defendant Files Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

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Many people are struggling financially these days, and being hit with a lawsuit for an accident may be the thing that finally causes a person to file for bankruptcy protection. If the defendant does this in your case, you could lose any hope of collecting the compensation due to you if you don't act fast. Here are three things you can do to save your case when the defendant files chapter 7 bankruptcy in the middle of your lawsuit.

26 May 2016

Tips For Using A Loan Modification To Avoid Foreclosure

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Filing for bankruptcy is one method people use to stop a foreclosure from occurring, but this is not always the best option. After receiving the foreclosure documents from your lender, you may want to visit an attorney that specializes in foreclosure law. This attorney might be able to recommend using a loan modification program to put the foreclosure to a halt. Here are several things you should understand before using this option.

10 May 2016

3 Good Reasons To Hire A Lawyer For Your Divorce Case

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Are you married to someone that cheats on you without any remorse for your feelings? If you have tried to save the marriage but nothing ever changes, it might be time to get out of the stressful situation by filing for a divorce. Take a look at the article below to discover why you should end your marriage with the assistance of a divorce lawyer. 1. Get the Financial Support That You Deserve

20 April 2016

Does Your Potential Home Have Seller Disclosures? 3 Things To Know About Them

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One very important piece of paper that you'll need to sign when closing on your new home purchase is the seller disclosure form. This form is where the seller lists all the problems that they know about their property. The form includes some key questions about their home, including issues such as asbestos and flood damage. Before you sign the form, here are 3 things you need to know about it.

14 March 2016

Single Parents, Active-Duty Military Service And The Need For A Family Law Attorney

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As a rule, single parents cannot join the military on active duty if they have custody of their minor children. Single parents may join the Guard or Reserve components of the military and retain custody of their children, as long as they have a Family Care Plan in place that provides for the care of their children if they are called to duty away from home station. However, for those that really want to serve full-time on active duty in the military, there are provisions that allow for single parents to enlist or be commissioned in the military service.

15 February 2016

Why You Should Involve A Lawyer In Short Sales When You Buy Property

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Short sales are a fairly simple process. An owner does not want to let his or her home go to foreclosure, so instead he or she sells it in a short sale to a buyer. The buyer pays the total sum of what is still owed on the property and then the owner transfers the property to the buyer. Sometimes the owner is left paying a small portion of money still owed on the property as part of the agreement to sell it to the buyer.

27 January 2016

4 Tips For Improving Your Workers' Comp Chances

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An injury on the job is the source of a lot of unexpected stress – missing work, getting treatment, dealing with pain, and recovery time are just a few of the stresses you will be dealing with. You can lighten this burden by making sure you address the injury correctly so that your chances of a workers' compensation claim aren't compromised. The following tips can help walk you through the first few days after your injury.

11 January 2016