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Personal Injury

Personal Injury: Its Nature and What It Covers

03rd October 2011
In law, personal injury doesnít pertain to a personís wound or fracture although they are considered related. It is referred to as any harm inflicted to an entity by another entity due to negligence. This covers physical, mental, and emotional aspects of ...
Author: Mike Clark
Divorce

Choosing A Divorce Lawyer With Expertise in Local Requirements and Regulations

14th June 2011
Divorce is a difficult decision to make for any couple no matter what the circumstances may be. Divorce lawyers do not always make it any easier because their purpose is to take care of their client. However, it is also important to understand the importa...
Author: Christy
Family Law

Premarital Agreements Explained

11th February 2011
Recent research indicates a steady rise in the number of couples who are signing prenuptial marriage agreements before they marry. In fact, since 2002, the percentage of couples who sign premarital agreements has actually tripled. The Harris Interactive p...
Author: Helen Walker
Trusts

The value of life insurance trusts

13th January 2011
You may think of life insurance in very simple terms: you buy a policy so that your loved ones will have some financial assistance when you die. But if you have assets of $1 million or more, you should view life insurance as a tool Ė kind of a Swiss army ...
Author: Ishan Goradiya
Estate Planning

Can I Contest a Will When Fraud Is Suspected

23rd November 2010
You and your sister were best friends as well as siblings. You lived in the same street and were always chatting and laughing, and enjoyed some great holidays in Spain together. So it's not surprising that when she died you found the loss so hard to bear....
Author: Tim Bishop
Estate Planning

Privacy Advantages of a Living Trust

22nd November 2010
I find as an Atlanta GA trusts lawyer that many people donít realize the privacy issues that will face their family should they die without a living trust. Thatís simply because upon your death, everything you are leaving behind to your loved ones automa...
Author: Steve Worrall
Divorce

Protecting Your Assets Before A Diviorce

26th October 2010
As you and your spouse determine that a divorce is the only way to settle your conflict, you should immediately begin compiling documentation. A divorce is a very emotional time for a family, but for you to have equal division of assets, there should be ...
Author: Mcbrick
Taxes

Minimising Tax Liability On Death

19th July 2010
Once we die, the majority of us leave behind a fairly substantial and intricate web of liabilities and assets, which includes money, our residence and our other belongings. For most jurisdictions, there occurs a liability to tax on death that must defini...
Author: Marty Rusell
Estate Planning

Dying Without a Will

18th July 2010
Have you ever considered what would happen to your property when you die? If you have made a will, there is every chance that the people you want to will get control of your estate, including your investment property. If you have not made a will, then ...
Author: Daniel Collins
Estate Planning

An Inheritance of Debt

12th April 2010
“He left me nothing but bills. Do I have to pay them?”Unfortunately, many folks who have lost a loved one quickly find that the deceased had accrued substantial debt. Survivors are often then left with the challenges of dealing with this debt ...
Author: Adam Walters
Real Estate Law

Does the way in which I hold title make a difference?

12th March 2010
Yes. The nature of your assets and how you hold title to those assets is a critical factor in the estate planning process. Before you take title (or change title) to an asset, you should understand the tax and other consequences of any proposed change. Yo...
Author: swapnamanikssys
Estate Planning

Inheritance Issues: No Surprises

14th January 2010
Are your children going to be surprised after your passing by what they do or do not inherit? Perhaps it is time to sit down and have an honest discussion about the terms of your will. This issue comes to light on the heels of a case that was tried in ...
Author: Paul Easton
Divorce

Asking for a Premarital Agreement

05th January 2010
By Diana Mercer, Attorney-Mediator, Peace Talks Mediation Services, Inc., http://www.peace-talks.com/premaritalfaqs.php Robert had been married to his first wife for over 40 years when she died. He has met someone new and is ready to re-marry. Robert lov...
Author: Peacetalks
Legal

Finding The Right Last Will And Testament Format

19th October 2009
By law, anyone who is over the age of 18 and is of a sound mind, can prepare his or her own will and testament. There are many last will and testament formats that can be used. This one document governs the disposal and distribution of a person's property...
Author: Krishan Bakhru
Legal

Wills Online - Are They Safe?

05th October 2009
In the last ten years, the number and variety of sites that allow users to write a will online has expanded massively. As people become more confident in using computers and more trusting in websites generally, the range of legal services that can be purc...
Author: Wills
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