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Why You Should Hire an Experienced Bankruptcy Attorney

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If you have debt that you can't seem to pay off, you may be thinking about filing for bankruptcy. Getting rid of the majority of your unsecured debts is quite freeing. However, you may wonder if you should retain the services of an attorney or handle the matter yourself. Here are a few reasons why you should work with a bankruptcy attorney. Bankruptcy Paperwork Is Complicated When you first look at all the paperwork you have to fill out for your bankruptcy, you may feel shocked and overwhelmed.

28 January 2021

What Counts as Negligence in the Handling of an Estate?

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One of the worst things that can happen with an estate is to see an executor or administrator mismanage it to the point of negligence. If you're wondering if an executor has reached the threshold of negligence, it's worth learning what an estate litigation lawyer would likely say about your situation. Here are three reasons an estate litigation attorney might conclude you have a negligence case. Failure to Maintain Properties

4 January 2021

Paperwork And More: What To Expect With Divorce

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The series of actions that make up a divorce can produce a lot of paperwork, agreements, documents, and more. Even simple, uncontested divorces will require a surprising amount of paper. To help you both be prepared for certain divorce events and get familiar with what to expect, read on for a list of some common divorce events expressed with paperwork. The Legal Separation Agreement One of the first documents to expect is the separation agreement.

2 December 2020

What You Should Know About Advance Directives, Living Wills, and Estate Planning

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People thinking about estate planning issues often end up focusing on questions of what happens after they pass. However, there are concerns in this field that can emerge while you're still alive. This is especially the case when it comes to medical issues and incapacitation. Such problems are covered mostly by advance directives and living wills. Let's explore three things an estate planning attorney wants their clients to know about these topics.

2 November 2020

Ways That A Divorce Lawyer Can Help You

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If you are going through a divorce, hiring a divorce lawyer will make the process of dissolving your marriage easier. These attorneys are able to provide assistance in many areas of divorce law and always work to protect the best interests of their clients. Here are some of the specific ways that a divorce attorney can be of service. Property Division Determining who gets what in a divorce can sometimes be a complicated process, and a divorce lawyer will help you and your former spouse reach a fair agreement on how to divide the property.

5 October 2020

3 Situations Where Existing Homeowners May Need A Mortgage Attorney

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Attorneys who specialize in real estate and mortgage law often take center stage when buying a home, but you may find yourself in need of their services even if you are already a homeowner. Laws that deal with property and lending can often be complicated, making it especially dangerous for individuals to tackle these legal problems on their own. Unfortunately, many of the cases where a mortgage lawyer can help are not pleasant.

2 September 2020

How To Avoid Losing Your Assets When Filing For Bankruptcy

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When individuals start drowning in debt, they may try to figure out the best way out. Some people will attempt to pay off their debt in various ways that may work. In the event that they are unable to pay off their debt, they may have no other option than to turn to filing for bankruptcy. Similar to paying off debt, there are multiple options for filing for bankruptcy. In this, there are various processes as well as penalties.

29 July 2020

When Do You Need To Hire A Car Accident Attorney?

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If you've been in a car accident, one of the first things you need to do is consult with a car accident attorney. A car accident lawyer can help you in every aspect of the aftermath of your accident. From dealing with your insurance company to dealing with the driver, and beyond. If there were injuries in the accident, regardless of who was "at fault," the need for an attorney who specializes in car accident litigation becomes even more urgent.

3 July 2020

Wave Of New Global STO Regulations Move Towards Harmonization

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Most companies find filing a security token offering (STO) confusing. That's not surprising given the different legal status and regulations governing STOs by region. STOs are considered a transferable security and, thus, are subject to securities regulation. Nonetheless, STOs fall into a legal grey area. New STO laws seek to remove ambiguities and promote uniformity and trust in the market.  Which token assets are STOs?  More jurisdictions are moving towards legalization.

27 May 2020

Factors That Determine Eligibility For DUI Expungement

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A DUI (driving under the influence) conviction can cause long-term problems for you. If you have such a conviction, you may wonder whether the government can expunge your record. DUI expungement may be possible under certain circumstances. Below are some of the factors that will decide your DUI expungement. State Laws The first thing to note is that state laws determine the possibility of expungement of criminal convictions. Most states expunge some forms of crimes but not others.

9 April 2020