Three Lesser Known Impacts Of Bankruptcy (And How To Prepare For Them)

Bankruptcy is a great option for many individuals, and there are many benefits that come with filing for bankruptcy, including freedom from overwhelming debt. If you're considering filing you've probably heard of the more common impacts of bankruptcy, such as repossession of luxury items and absolution of most debts. Below are three of the lesser known impacts of bankruptcy and how you can prepare for them.  The Emotional Rollercoaster [Read More]

Not Satisfied By A Trial Outcome? Three Remedies To Try

What do you do if, at the end of a court case, you aren't satisfied with the outcome? Lodging an appeal may be foremost in your mind, but it isn't the only step you can take. Here are three other possible remedies if you believe that a court ruling has not given you justice: Retrial This is a new trial that will be handled by the same court that handled the initial trial. [Read More]

How Can You Prevent Your Estate From Being Distributed To People You Dislike?

If you're just beginning the estate planning process, you may be a bit overwhelmed at all the options available. This can be true even for those who have harmonious family relationships -- for those who desire to disinherit a certain relative or group of relatives, the pressure of drafting a will that accomplishes these aims (and won't be contested) can be intense. While disinheriting is a relatively simple process in most states, it can become complex if a close relative of the person you seek to disinherit is a beneficiary in your will and passes away before you do. [Read More]

Applying For Social Security Disability: Why You Should Hire An Attorney

When you become disabled, whatever the cause of that disability may be, you may wonder what you are going to do about your finances and supporting yourself. If you have dependent children, the urgency of figuring out your finances becomes even higher. One of the steps you will need to take is to apply for social security disability. However, the process will be unfamiliar to you and possibly quite confusing. To help with this, get to know some of the reasons that you should hire a social security attorney to help you with the application process. [Read More]