When a loved one dies, their will represents the final wishes they wanted to share with you. Unfortunately, wills can be challenged in court and disputed by family members who feel that they were not given a fair share of an inheritance. For this legal action to be successful, an individual must have grounds on which to attack the validity of the will. Probate lawyers can help you determine if any of these five grounds exist in your situation and build a strong case against the will.
22 December 2022
When you settle a legal case, that means that the case has come to an end and all parties agree to the provisions. To learn more about this important milestone in the divorce process, read on. Common Divorce Issues Divorcing couples share issues in common. Below are some of the most common things couples argue about during the divorce process: Child custody and visitation Who pays the debts of the marriage Which party gets marital property (particularly the family home) Who gets the family pet Settlement Conferences
26 October 2022
Whether you are the family of the deceased or a personal representative (executor), a probate lawyer is key. They can guide you through the confusing probate process at a time when you may already be feeling stressed. Choose the right lawyer by reading below. Get Recommendations Most people are eager to share their experiences with a probate lawyer they've used. Ask friends and coworkers if they have recommendations. That can help you narrow down your list of potential candidates.
26 October 2022
Healthcare professionals are obligated to exercise care when prescribing and offering drugs. Failure to do so can result in medication errors, which could lead you to take the wrong medicine or dosage. Unfortunately, such mistakes can cause you to suffer severe harm. If this happens, you can get justice and compensation for your losses. To this end, it would help to take the following steps to increase your chances of getting your rightful payment.
4 October 2022
If the COVID-19 pandemic affected your finances and you have been unable to make your mortgage payments in a timely manner, you may be at risk of facing foreclosure in the future. A loan modification process can reduce the amount that you owe your lender. Additionally, you may be able to stop the foreclosure process. Lenders And Terms A lender's objective is to provide funding for a defined term limit. If money is not paid back on time, interest is accrued.
7 September 2022
The legal process of discovery is unfamiliar to most people. But when you must pursue a case against an insurance company through litigation, discovery — the ability to obtain certain information or documents from the opposing side — is key to building a strong case. However, not all requests for information are allowable. You and your attorneys have the right to object to specific interrogatories, document requests, or admissions. On what basis might you object to a request?
8 August 2022
All car accidents can be bad. However, it can be particularly irritating to find out that you were hit by another driver and hurt because they were distracted by a device. Distracted driving has quickly become a major problem for those trying to share the roads with others. Read on to find out more. Make the Driver Pay Distracted drivers using a phone to text can be found negligent. Negligence means that the driver failed to use due care and their actions rose above simple carelessness.
13 July 2022
Do you need to have legal documents notarized, but have never used a notary before? If so, it will help to know more about this occupation. What Is A Notary? While most people are used to signing documents and not thinking much of it, there are some cases where a document must be certified that you are the actual person that is putting their signature on the line. This is where a notary comes in to help you out.
13 June 2022
Are you ready to create a living will, but still a bit confused about what it is and what should be included? Here is what you need to know when creating a living will. Everyone Should Have A Living Will A living will is an essential document that everyone should have. That is because you cannot predict when an emergency will happen, and many decisions need to be made in advance.
11 April 2022
If you've never been through the bankruptcy process, you likely want to know how challenging it might be. A bankruptcy attorney won't be able to give you a clear answer, though, until they've had a look at the specifics of your case. These three considerations tend to come into play. Kind of Bankruptcy Petition Bankruptcies fall into two broad categories. There are liquidation cases where the court sells the petitioner's non-exempt assets to pay creditors before discharging any unpaid debts.
11 April 2022