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

Should You Hire A New Lawyer For The Appeal?

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Not all personal injury cases are winners but, the good news is that plaintiffs who lose their cases at trial can appeal the judgments and attempt to get a new result. One of the first decisions you have to make, though, is whether you should continue with your current attorney or hire a new lawyer to litigate your appeal. Here are a couple of things to think about, which can help you decide what to do.

10 March 2020

Proving An Unnecessary Surgery Claim

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One of the worst forms of medical malpractice is undergoing medical surgery that you don't need or that has risks that clearly outweigh the benefits. If you are the victim of such malpractice, then you can hold the party liable for your damages. Below are some of the things you will have to prove to win your unnecessary surgery claim. Pre-Surgery Medical Condition The first thing is the examination of your health before the surgery.

18 February 2020

The Basics Of The U.S. Investment Visa

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Like many developed countries, the U.S. offers visas that are intended to drive investment in the nation. These are fundamentally considered to be employment visas, and the most common ones have the designation EB-5, which refers to fifth-level preference that's employment-based. In that regard, the government expects people who immigrate using these visas to be actively involved in development on the ground. Here are some basic things every investor visa attorney will want their clients to know.

17 December 2019