Picking up the Pieces

5 Typical Steps To Take In The Process Of Divorce

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If you and your spouse are thinking about separating, then you will want to know of the common steps to take in the divorce process. This can help make the process of divorce move a bit more smoothly for you and possibly end up working out in your favor. Here are the five typical steps to take: Legal Separation: Legal separation orders are only available in certain states, so check with your attorney to be sure this is possible for your situation. A legal separation will protect you, your spouse, and your children (if you have any) while...

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3 Costly Mistakes That Could Jeopardize Your Car Accident Claim

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Being involved in a car accident can be devastating. Not only do you have to worry about repairing the damage to your vehicle, but you also have to worry about dealing with your injuries and getting back to normal. After an accident, your emotions are high and you often wonder what to do to best handle the situation. However, you want to make sure you don’t end up making a mistake that could jeopardize your case. So make sure that you do not forget these things: Not gathering information pertaining to the accident and witnesses. When...

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Undead But Not Deadbeat: A Zombie’s Guide To Obtaining Unemployment Benefits (With Tips For The Not-Undead-Yet, Too!)

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Okay, so the mighty plague that everyone feared has come and gone, leaving behind an unimaginable mess, including massive numbers of people left unemployed and unemployable by the disaster. Now is the time to start putting the pieces back together (unless they keep falling off your body, in which case it’s better to just leave them behind). One problem you will definitely want to take care of is getting unemployment benefits. After all, a zombie can’t survive on brains alone. Now, considering the scope of the devastation caused by...

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3 Things That Can Get Your Disability Claim Denied

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If you’re like most people, you planned on being able to work full-time until it was time to retire. However, sometimes things happen to mess up plans that people make. For those who have medical conditions or injuries that hinder them from working like they need to, getting disability benefits can be the financial glue that holds their lives together. You have likely heard that a majority of people get denied for benefits when they first apply. Knowing what can cause a claim to be denied ahead of time can help you prepare for your own...

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What You Should Know About Playground Accidents

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If your child was injured while playing in a playground, it can be hard knowing who to sue for their injuries. The following information gives you more insight into playground injuries and what you can do about them. Injuries Your Child Might Experience Before you start learning about potential lawsuits related to accidents, you should be aware of the common accidents that occur at playgrounds. Many accidents occur simply from playing, such as climbing, running, swinging, and sliding. Others are related to the playground equipment not being...

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2 Reasons To Hire A Personal Injury Attorney For A Slip And Fall Case

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A slip and fall case is one of the most common types of personal injury cases. These types of cases usually occur when someone falls and injures themselves on someone’s property due to negligence on the property owner’s part. One of the first things that you should do if you are involved in a slip and fall accident is contact an attorney, because he or she can maximize your chances of winning your case and getting you the money that you deserve. Maximize Your Chances Of Winning One of the most important parts of a personal injury...

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Three Practical Questions To Ask Your Attorney About Communication

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Effective communication is important when you’re working with a personal injury attorney – but what’s the best way to do that when you’re busy and your attorney is busy? Here are three practical issues with communication that you should address with your attorney as soon as you agree that he or she will be representing you. 1.) How often should you expect to hear from your attorney about your case?  Personal injury claims can take a long time to develop and settle. There will likely be periods of time where there...

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What To Do When The Bankruptcy Trustee Sues Your Loved Ones Over Preferential Transfers

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It’s not uncommon for people who borrowed money from friends and family members to repay those loans prior to filing for chapter 7 bankruptcy. Typically the debtors’ goal in doing so is to protect the interests of their loved ones and avoid having them get caught up in the proceedings. However, paying back the money can actually make things worse because the bankruptcy trustee may sue your loved ones to recover the payments you made. Here’s more information about this situation, and what your friends and family members can...

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3 Essential Reasons To Avoid Excessive Drinking During Divorce

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If you’ve found yourself drinking a bit too much — or maybe way too much — since you and your spouse separated, you may feel it’s only natural to self-medicate during this difficult time. However, for many reasons, it’s important to put a stop to this behavior before it gets out of control. Some of those reasons are obvious ones such as your own health and well-being, but excessive drinking could have a negative impact on your divorce proceedings, too: Financial Considerations If your ex can show evidence that...

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Tips on How to Build a Profitable Law Practice

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According to data from the American Bar Association (ABA), the number of law school graduates has been steadily rising over the past few years. Indeed, from 2011 to 2012, there was a 5.4%-change in the number of total graduates, and from 2012 to 2013, the rate of change was 0.01%. If you’re running a law firm, then these metrics are bad news because they essentially mean steeper competition. This is even truer if the marketing strategies applied aren’t translating into an increase in your revenues. Here are a few tips on how to...

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