Monthly Archives: April 2016

Deciding to Hire an Attorney May Help Protect You After an Accident

When to call a law firm

Are you in need of a personal injury lawyer? Maybe you have been injured in a car accident or slipped and hurt yourself while in a grocery store or other place of business? Thousands of Americans have questions to ask personal injury lawyers every single day, and many of those questions revolve around whether or not they have a legitimate claim. Below are just a few of the reasons you might need to reach out to a personal injury attorney in your area:

1. Worker’s Compensation

One Mistake Shouldn’t Hold You Up for a Lifetime the Benefits of Bail Bonds

Felony criminal bonds

If you follow the news at all, you’ve probably heard the term “bail” more times than you can count. Whether a celebrity or a local has been arrested for suspicious activity or possible involvement in a crime, a bail may be posted to release them from jail. But why do you need bail? Contrary to popular belief, bail does not immediately release someone from jail or their responsibility to answer to the law.

What is posting bail?

Posting bail is, to put it simply, paying the amount of money that the court has deemed appropriate to release a prisoner from jail. Before posting bail, however, the court must set a monetary amount for the bail. It’s important t

An Intro Guide on Estate Planning

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There is a stigma that estate planning is only applicable to wealthy individuals with million of dollars in assets. However, if you have children, elderly parents, savings, or a home, estate planning is necessary in order to ensure the protection of your assets in case the worst happens. Unfortunately, 64% of the American population does not have a will including over half of Americans aged 55 to 64 not having a will. Developing a living will is the only way to provide for your family in case something happens to you, and there are multiple legal services willing to help with will lawyers and estate planning lawyers.

Here is all you need to know about estate planning.

The first thing to do is to establish y

5 Beneficial Reasons to Hire A Divorce Lawyer

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Divorce is becoming more and more common. In the United States, the divorce rate for a first marriage is 41%, 60% for a second marriage, and 73% for a third marriage. If you are seeking a divorce, you may be tempted to file on your own. While this may seem to be the easier route, employing a divorce lawyer is the best way to represent your interest in divorce proceedings. Here are five reasons a person will benefit from hiring divorce lawyers during a divorce process.

Reduce Stress

Going through a divorce is a stressful time for everyone involved. The last thing you want to worry about is how to properly fill out divorce forms. Onc

The Uncontested Divorce Lawyer and You

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In the time it takes you to read this entire sentence, a divorce will have taken place. There goes another one. There are two divorces every minute in the United States today. It’s a terrible fact, but there you are.

Perhaps you or someone you know is ready for a divorce. Whatever the reasons a couple gets to the point of divorce, the last thing anybody wants is for the divorce to become mean and nasty, especially if there are children involved. In today’s world, the reasons for at least one party to seek a divorce from the other are many and varied. In a survey published by the Journal of Family Issues, results show that roughly 19.6% of couples cited incompatibility as the reason for filing and 10.6% filed for divorce owing to alcohol or drug related issues.

If you have come to the point of divorce, the i

How to Handle Nursing Licensing Complaints in One Piece

California nurses license

Being a nurse can be a thankless job. Many medical environments that nurses work in are understaffed, making it very common for nurses to be overworked and under-appreciated. In fact, almost all nursing homes (91% to be exact) do not have the staff required to meet the needs of their patients, who require around-the-clock care. This means that nurses have to do the work of more than one employee, for incredibly long hours, every day. What is worse, when exhaustion and burnout lead to mistakes on the part of the nurse, the patient has the option of filing a formal complaint with the Board of Nursing, which puts the nurses career and professional licensing on the line. Very few other careers create an environment where mistakes are inevitable, yet come with such a harsh consequence.

If you ar

Conservatorship Can Reduce the Risk of Financial Exploitation of Seniors

Probate and estate administration

A little-known and discussed form of elder abuse is financial exploitation. By reason of old age or due to physical and mental limitations, some people may no longer be able to manage their own financial affairs and become easy targets for the unscrupulous. There are some legal instruments available like conservatorship and healthcare power of attorney, which can protect seniors from exploitation and abuse at a time when they are most vulnerable. Estate lawyers can help to set up these protections, as well as providing other financial legal services like probate and trust, estate planning,