If you are in the process of getting a divorce, you can feel very vulnerable, especially if your spouse tries to take control of the situation. However, you shouldn't be worried because there are plenty of laws put in place that are going to help you protect your rights during this time. In order to be sure that you have a right to be protected, it is important that know of these five ways to help protect yourself:
When you have an injury on the job and receive worker's compensation benefits, they will usually last until you recover and return to work. Unfortunately, if your injury is expected to last for years to come and prevent you from returning to work full-time, your regular benefits might not be enough. However, you can file for permanent disability benefits and get the help you need. Here is what you need to know.
What do you do there is information you can't include in your last will and testament, but you wish to pass it to your loved ones? A perfect alternative is to write an explanatory letter to accompany your will. Here are some of the things you may include in this letter: Why You Are Making Certain Gifts A beneficiary may be perplexed when he or she doesn't receive a certain gift.
The Workers Compensation system is designed to support workers who were injured on the job through no fault of their own. It serves a livable expense based on your wage while covering medical expenses, and is meant to help recover for a return to your job. Unfortunately, some events can lead to disqualification or a significant shortening of your benefits. If you've been denied workers compensation or if your compensation is less than expected, compare your situation against a few traits of the compensation system.
In an ideal divorce, both parties are open about assets and debts so that the division of each is fair. Unfortunately, this does not always happen. If you suspect your spouse is hiding assets from you, here is what you need to do. Ask for Financial Records Fortunately, if you know what to look for, you can usually find hidden assets in the financial records you receive from your spouse. To ensure that you have the best chance for finding hidden assets, you need to ask for records, such as:
Hello, I'm Phillip Kerr and I just love the legal profession and courtroom drama. Have you ever watched judge shows on TV? I know that these shows are not an accurate representation of the courtroom, but there is something you may have noticed. Some individuals come into the courtroom well-dressed, articulate, respectful and with the knowledge and documents necessary to support a case, while others come unprepared, slovenly dressed and appear as if they do not have a care in the world. How you present yourself and the knowledge that you have of the law will have an impact on how you are treated, even if you have legal representation. This blog is designed to assist those who are going to trial in doing just that.