How Does Bankruptcy Affect Jointly Owned Property?


If you own joint property with another individual and want to file for bankruptcy, then you may be concerned about the way that the bankruptcy may affect the co-owner. This is a valid concern, since your joint property may be affected negatively. However, there are many factors that will determine whether or not your co-owned property will be seized. Keep reading to learn about a few of these factors. The Type Of Bankruptcy

20 February 2018

Getting Out Of An Abusive Marriage: The First Steps Before Divorce


If you are in a physically, mentally, or emotionally abusive relationship, you may be wanting a divorce. Of course, this can be difficult with an abuser, because he or she may not want to separate amicably. In the worst-case scenarios, even suggesting divorce could upset your spouse and put you in danger. Here are some tips to help you get out of this difficult situation. Make Contact with a Lawyer or Other Legal Professional ASAP

5 February 2018

Preventing A Sudden Windfall From Decimating Your Social Security Insurance Benefits


As a Social Security Insurance (SSI) benefit recipient, you probably know how strict the Social Security Administration (SSA) is about the amount of income you receive. If you receive more than $750 in any one month or obtain more than $2,000 in assets, your benefits could subsequently be reduced or cancelled. Thus, it can a bittersweet moment when you receive a financial windfall that puts you over the limit. Here are a couple of things you can do to prevent the money you receive from affecting your benefits.

22 January 2018

A Guide To Beating Traffic Tickets


When you want to keep your driving record clean and make sure that you are able to avoid some traffic record pitfalls, be sure to do everything that you can to defend against traffic tickets. There are lots of ways to go about beating traffic tickets, which is why you need to do everything that you can to defend yourself when you're caught or accused of speeding. To be sure that you're able to accomplish what you need to in terms of traffic ticket defense, read on and apply these strategies.

9 January 2018

Three Ways That A Family Law Attorney Can Help You


A family law attorney will be able to help their clients through a number of potentially tricky and confusing situations. While these professionals will have ample experience with helping clients handle a variety of types of issues and problems, there are many people that will simply be unaware of the numerous ways that these professionals can help them. More precisely, there are several common situations where you may find a family law attorney invaluable.

4 January 2018

5 Tips For Winning A Disability Case Hearing


Unfortunately, Social Security disability benefits can be more difficult to obtain than you might expect. Even when you think you have all your ducks in a row, you might receive notice that your claim has been denied or that you will need to come in to testify in front of a judge. If this is the case for you, you have some options. This guide will provide you with tips you can use to earn the benefits you deserve if you have an upcoming hearing:

22 August 2017

Never Do This After A Car Wreck


Being the victim of a careless driver can mean a chaotic and confusing situation. Not only do you have to deal with your injuries and a wrecked car, but you are certain that you have a good personal injury case against the other driver. It's important not to allow the stress and confusion to make you make some missteps that might lead to jeopardizing your chances for a good monetary settlement.

9 August 2017

Protect Your Rights By Staying Engaged - Questions For Your Criminal Defense Attorney


Being accused of a crime can be a difficult and challenging period in anyone's life. Rather than allowing yourself to be overwhelmed by that challenge, it's important that you take the opportunity to search for solutions that can get you through that struggle with the best possible outcome. That means taking control of the situation and working hard to contribute to your own defense. The first step in securing those contributions is to get a strong grasp on what lies ahead.

21 July 2017

Classy Moves When Filing For Chapter 7


While filing for a chapter 7 bankruptcy would by no means be considered a complicated process, there are a few more requirements being placed on filers than in times past. If a bankruptcy is in your future, you need to have a good understanding of these two educational requirements. Read on for more information. Why must you take classes? In an effort to stem a rising number of bankruptcy filings, the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 was signed into law and became part of the bankruptcy code under President Bush.

12 July 2017

3 Reasons To Contact An Environmental Law Attorney When Setting Up A Farm


If you are getting ready to set up a farm, you may want to contact an environmental attorney. An environmental attorney can provide you with the assistance you need to make sure that you are following all the rules and regulations that are in place. Here are a few different ways and area that an environmental law attorney can assist you. #1 Water Rights If you are setting up a farm, it is important to understand water rights.

28 June 2017