Most couples don't go into divorce imagining that they will be at each other's throats at some point. Unfortunately, if couples fail to make some conscious decisions meant to avoid strife and legal chaos, that is exactly what can happen. Couples that take the below steps seriously may end up having a divorce that is peaceful, thoughtful, and may even be less expensive. Put Your Children First You and your spouse will need to form some agreements to deal with the minor-aged children of the marriage.
It's bad enough to get hit and hurt by a driver who was careless, but it can only add insult to injury when that driver was drunk. Drivers who get behind the wheel while intoxicated put everyone on the road at risk, and when their actions lead to accidents with injuries, the stakes climb even higher. Read on for an overview of how things might proceed when a drunk driver causes you to be in a car crash.
For workers that are afflicted by a medical condition and cannot work, the Social Security Administration (SSA) provides a form of relief. Monthly payments are available for those workers who have worked enough and paid enough into the social security system. It's important for workers who are considering applying to understand how the work they've done is counted when they apply for benefits, so read on to learn more. How your earnings are calculated
Every community has certain needs that are not being addressed by business or government. Individual citizens are usually the first to recognize the unmet needs of a community. Groups of like-minded individuals can often make the most impactful changes to society by channeling their efforts through a nonprofit entity. If you are interested in starting a nonprofit organization, there are several steps in the formation process. The first step is to draft a mission statement.
There are some steps that you can take during your lifetime that will allow you to prepare for unexpected future events. One of the things that you can do is invest in an estate plan. These legal documents can prepare for a number of situations, and they spell out exactly what to do. Without a plan, the laws may guide how your affairs are handled, and it may not be what you ever had in mind.
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.