I was recently involved in a car accident. Unfortunately, since it was my first accident, I was scatter-brained and anxious. What I did not realize at the time was that the actions you take immediately after the accident can affect a personal injury case and the outcome of that case. I wanted to find a way to share my experiences and mistakes with other. Since the Internet is so popular, I figured this would be a great way to do so. While you likely aren't planning on being in an accident soon, if you are, hopefully you remember some of the tips I share on this website.
24 June 2015
Whenever possible, it's a good idea to take stock of your circumstances before pursuing the divorce process. This is the point at which you need to be aware of what potential complications are present in your life, whether physical, emotional, or financial. There is always a way to overcome these challenges, but your individual circumstances will dictate the right action to take. Joint Accounts Whether you share a checking account with your spouse, or both names are on every financial document you own, joint accounts create several problems.
10 June 2015
Maintaining information for a disability claim with Veterans Affairs (VA) systems—or any compensation system—is time-sensitive and time consuming. Unfortunately, many conditions that create a need for compensation can slow you down to the point of being late for many deadlines and appointments. As you plan your necessary actions the next part of your claim, consider a few things that can be done to make the process easier on your condition.
27 May 2015
Getting in a car accident can be very scary and very serious. Although you may initially be worried about the safety of everyone in the accident, later you might be worried about being sued by the other party. Lawsuits are very common, especially for car accidents, which is why it is so important that you know what to do to protect yourself. Here are a couple things you should do to protect yourself if you are in a car accident.
10 May 2015
Are you going through a divorce? Has your spouse asked you to move out? If so, you may be tempted to comply with the request just to diffuse the situation. Staying in the family home during a divorce can be uncomfortable and tense for everyone involved. However, you may not want to immediately pack a bag and move out. Doing so could make the divorce process a little more difficult, especially if children are involved.
21 April 2015
As part of your estate planning, you have to decide whether or not you want to take steps to avoid probate. There are several advantages of doing so and more than a few ways you and your probate attorney can do this. Before making this important decision, here is what you need to know. Why Avoid Probate? One of the biggest reasons for avoiding probate is how long it takes. In some cases, it can take months, or even a year or longer, for the process to be complete.