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  • Planning Bankruptcy? How To Handle Your Retirement Accounts

    Bankruptcy protection is an excellent legal tool to protect your finances and your future. But while you deal with debt issues from your past, it's important not to sacrifice your future and how you're saving for your own retirement. What important things should you do or avoid doing with retirement accounts while seeking bankruptcy relief? Here's what you need to know. 1. Keep Contributing Many people struggling with debt try to find extra money in their monthly budget any way they can.
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  • When The Workers' Compensation Insurer Won't Cooperate

    Hurt workers may be entitled to many benefits if their claim is approved. Unfortunately, workers who depend on those benefits can find that things don't go as smoothly as they might have hoped. Some workers end up fighting the workers' comp insurer, and that does not help an injury or illness get better. To find out more, read below. Benefits You Hope to Receive Workers' compensation is insurance paid for by your employer.
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  • Does Fertility Fraud Count As Medical Malpractice?

    The rise of 23andMe and other genealogy businesses has uncovered a type of fertility fraud involving doctors using their own sperm—instead of donor sperm—to impregnate patients. Although this is unethical on many levels, it may be difficult to win a medical malpractice lawsuit in this type of case, and here are the reasons why. Actions May Not Satisfy Negligence and Injury Requirements A medical malpractice lawsuit requires plaintiffs to show the doctor's actions were negligent, meaning the doctor deviated from the standard of care expected in their line of work and that that deviation resulted in injury to the patient.
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  • Getting Ready to Take Your Bankruptcy Education Class: What to Know

    To successfully file for bankruptcy, there are several requirements that filers had to meet. Educational classes are one of those requirements, and you cannot get your debt discharged if you don't take the classes. One of those classes has to be done before you file and the other has to be completed before your case is final. Read on to find out more about the debtor education class. Part of the Process
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  • Understanding Your Custody Rights As A Father

    So many child custody discussions focus on a mother's right to primary custody of the children and the agreements that are necessary for visitation and child support payments. However, this approach to child custody conversations often leaves fathers in the dark. As a father, it's important for you to understand that you have rights, too. Understanding your rights will help ensure that you have a fair amount of time with your children and protect that relationship that you have as a parent.
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  • How To Prove Retaliation After Reporting A Case Of Discrimination

    You have the right to report discrimination or harassment in the workplace. Unfortunately, some employers will not respect this right and will try to retaliate as a result of your report. If this is the case, you may need to consult with an attorney who has experience with retaliation cases.  Protected Activities While your employer is allowed to punish you or even terminate employment for your actions, they are not allowed to retaliate against you for certain protected activities.
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  • How Your Stocks Will Be Handled After You Pass Away

    If you own stocks, you might wonder what will become of them when you pass away. This is based on the provisions you made before you passed away and will be affected by probate. There are several matters you might want to discuss with an attorney. Jointly Owned Stocks If you own stocks with your partner, the jointly owned stocks will belong to them after you pass away. However, you might also own stocks entirely on your own and these will be handled differently.
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  • Military Divorces Can Be Different

    Military divorces differ significantly from civilian divorces. When one or both spouses are in the military, things become more complex. You may have a lot of concerns about these divorces, and you may also have a lot of questions. So, why should you consider a military divorce lawyer? Your lawyer will help you with these different concerns that might be a little bit different than you are used to. Jurisdictions May Be Different
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  • Tips For Filing Business Bankruptcy

    Some former world-famous companies have had to file for bankruptcy. They once stood as pillars of their respective industries but found financial relief through bankruptcy after dealing with a turbulent economy. If your company is adversely affected by the economy or other factors, you will need to keep bankruptcy on the table as an option. A good bankruptcy lawyer and a direct strategy will help you do this correctly. Here are some tips you should know about filing for bankruptcy.
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  • Financial Mistakes An Attorney Can Help You Avoid During A Divorce

    Divorces can lead to a lot of dilemmas, which is pretty common when it comes to financial topics like assets. Fortunately, working with a divorce attorney can help you avoid the following financial mistakes that spouses oftentimes make. Remaining in the Dark Sometimes in a marriage, one partner takes care of the financial matters. The other partner may be there to provide support and take care of the family instead. If you had this type of marriage and currently don't know a lot about your finances with a divorce looming, hire a divorce attorney fast.
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