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Getting Started With Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

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If you are having some financial hardships, then you might have considered filing for bankruptcy. However, bankruptcy is not for everyone, so you should know all the facts before your commit. To help you out in that respect, here is an overview of Chapter 13 bankruptcy, one of the primary options for alleviating debt: What is Chapter 13? The short version is that Chapter 13 is a repayment plan that effectively restructures your various debts into a single debt that is to be paid over the course of three to five years, in payments that are made either once or twice a month. Read More»

Timing Is Everything: Assets That Can Go Directly To Heirs When You Die, Assets They Wait For

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When you have a significant amount of money to leave to your heirs, how your money is tied up or invested can make a big difference as to when your heirs will get the money you have left behind. While you might want to create a trust that is funded with your assets once you die, you can also name beneficiaries specifically on some of your assets that will then go directly to the beneficiary upon your death without having to be probated in court. Read More»

Criminal And Civil Lawyers Occasionally Handle The Same Case

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Generally, criminal law and civil law don’t intersect on the same case. They both deal with the law, but they cover different aspects. However, there are some times when they do intersect when criminal and civil law can be used on the same case. One of those times is during a wrongful death suit.  Criminal Case A wrongful death case can come from a murder case. If a suspect kills someone, they are arrested and put on trial. Read More»

Three Things to Do Immediately after Receiving a Divorce Notice

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The period immediately after receiving divorce papers can be confusing and frustrating. This is especially true if you weren’t anticipating such a move from your spouse. However, you need to act fast to safeguard your interests. Here are three things you should do immediately: Scrutinize the Papers After you have calmed down, take the time to read the divorce papers; they contain important information that you need to know and confirm. Read More»

3 Mistakes To Avoid In Your Assault Criminal Law Case

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Assault is a serious crime. Individuals charged with this crime could end up facing some serious jail time, depending on the severity of the offense. Even though you might be innocent, there are certain rules and regulations you need to follow to make sure you don’t find yourself in even worse trouble than what you are already. Allowing the court to do its job and determine your innocence or guilt is important. Read More»