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Guardian Ad Litem: Burning Questions About This Type Of Family Lawyer And The Answers You Seek Before You Head To Court

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When people say, “family lawyer,” it could refer to one of three types of legal counsel. One type of legal counsel this phrase can refer to is a guardian ad litem, or children’s lawyer, who is commonly appointed to represent minor children since children are not allowed in court. You may be assigned a guardian ad litem (GAL) in court if you are about to divorce and have minor children whom you share with your soon-to-be ex-spouse. Read More»

The Blame Game: 3 Reasons Your Employer May Say You're At Fault For Your Own Injury

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When something happens at work and you are left with an injury, you fully expect that your employer will step up to the plate and make sure your medical bills are taken care of and you are covered for your time off of work. However, many employers don’t like to file workers’ compensation claims because it can make their premiums higher. Furthermore, workers comp insurance companies will often try to downplay your injuries to prevent having to pay. Read More»

4 Things A Car Accident Victim Should Do Before Leaving The Accident Scene

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If a person is involved in a car accident, he or she may not know what to do before leaving the scene of the accident. However, the actions taken at the accident scene can help ensure that a personal injury claim is properly supported. Here are a few things that a car accident victim should do while still at the accident scene: Be quiet around an adjuster. An accident victim does not need to speak at length to an insurance representative of the party at fault. Read More»

Three Topics To Be Sure To Discuss When Hiring A Personal Injury Attorney

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Hiring a qualified and experienced personal injury attorney is arguably the most important thing you can do if you’ve been injured and are thinking about pursuing legal action. Having the right person on your side will ensure that your case is strong and that you’ll have the best chance possible of receiving a favorable settlement or verdict. Before you get to this point, however, it’s beneficial to take some time to find the right attorney. Read More»

Will You Go To Jail For Not Paying Child Support?

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Courts take child support payments very seriously. Unlike other divorce issues that are disagreements between two adults, child support is supposed to make sure that children, who can’t take care of themselves, are cared for despite the divorce. Because of this, courts impose harsh penalties for not paying child support up to and including possible jail time. Here’s what might happen if you don’t pay child support. A Late Payment Read More»

What To Do If You Are Charged With A Crime

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If you find yourself in the position of being interrogated by the authorities, or if you are charged with a crime, there are some things you should know. This can be a very stressful, even frightening time, and it pays to keep your head and follow some sage advice. Ask for an attorney. If questions begin to turn into an interrogation, ask for an attorney. Probably the smartest thing that anyone under suspicion of a crime can do is to request an attorney and keep their mouth shut. Read More»

3 Common Questions Answered About Worker's Compensation

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If you were injured at your place of employment, you are most likely eligible for worker’s compensation. However, worker’s compensation can be a difficult event to parse through on your own. Throughout the course of this brief article, you’ll have a few of the most common questions about worker’s compensation answered. Can You Sue Your Employer For An On-Site Injury? There are few cases where you can successfully sue your employer for an on-site injury. Read More»

Do Your Employees Have Contracts? What You Should Know About Contract Breaches

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Having a contract with an employee is a great way to make sure both sides have an understanding of the expectations related to a job. Even though contracts add clarity, they bring with them the potential problem of the contract being breached. If you have employees in your company with a contract, this is what you need to know about contract breaches. Who Is Able To Breach A Contract? Even though many things in a contract are related to your employee, both of you can potentially breach the contract. Read More»

What Divorced Parents In The Military Need To Know About Trust Funds

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If you are serving in the military and are a divorced parent, it may be a good idea to consider establishing a trust fund for your children, especially if you deploy frequently or regularly go TDY. A trust will not take the place of your Last Will and Testament that you update during deployment processing nor will it take the place of child support, but it can provide financial security for your children. Read More»

Breaking Through The Confusion Of A VA Denial

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Disability compensation from the Veterans Affairs office can mean the difference between a safe recovery from military life to civilian life and a struggle just to survive. The monetary compensation can give you time to recover your body without stressing yourself out trying to make ends meet, a form of compensation that is only fair if you were affected by military service. If your VA disability claim was denied, and you’re not sure why a legitimate problem would go ignored, take a look at how the VA disability system works and how you could align your appeal for success. Read More»