Affording An Attorney: How To Accurately Tabulate Legal Services Rendered
1 September 2016
Unless you have hired an attorney to perform a one-time service, such as send a demand letter for non-payment on your behalf, knowing exactly what it will cost you ahead of time can be hard to determine. There are some attorneys that will take cases on contingency, require retainers, and even prefer to be added to payroll. Estimating the amount you will be billed by your lawyer depends largely on the area of law being practiced, attorney cost per hour, court filing costs, and expert witness services.
Three Things You Should Know About Filing For A Personal Bankruptcy
12 August 2016
If you are at a point in your personal finances where you believe you may need to file for bankruptcy, there are a few things you should understand before heading down that road. Bankruptcy isn't as simple as many people believe it to be; there are many misunderstandings about it.
There are two different types of bankruptcies
For personal bankruptcy, there are two different types of filings. One is referred to as Chapter 7.
Lost Income Guide For Car Accident Claims
29 July 2016
After a car accident, it's not uncommon to sue the insurance company or the at-fault party for medical coverage and pain and suffering, but you may also be entitled to lost wages and income. This should be part of your injury claim package. The following guide can help you better understand what lost wages and income claims can entail.
What qualifies as lost income?
The obvious type of lost income is actual wages lost because you were unable to attend your regular job.
That's A Big Responsibility: 3 Things You'll Have To Do As Executor Of An Estate
13 July 2016
If someone has asked you to be the executor of their estate, it's not something you should take lightly, especially if you're not sure what the job entails. Your basic obligations will be to make sure that the proceeds from the estate are distributed in accordance with the will. That's the short answer. The long version of what your responsibilities will be is somewhat more complex. Here are three responsibilities you'll have if you accept the calling to be executor of the will.