2021

Why Estate Planning Is Important for Everyone

Everyone has an estate, even if it just consists of a vehicle, a piece of jewelry, and a little money in a savings account. It does not matter how small or large an estate is, every adult should make estate planning a priority in their later years. Here is why: Maintain Control Over Your Possessions Estate planning will allow you to maintain control over your possessions and what happens to them after you die because it breaks down every single item and dollar and assigns a destiny to each so there is no confusion and no reason (or standing) for an heir or anyone else to fight the distribution of your possessions in court.

Why You Should Have A Workers' Comp Attorney

Some people go through their worker's compensation cases without an attorney and this is an option you also have. However, it isn't advisable because an attorney will be able to help make the process an easier one to go through and prevent problems from becoming an issue for you. Also, there are many times when you should seriously consider working with a workers' comp attorney because your case may have some specific things that you would want an attorney to help you through.

5 Signs You Need the Help From a Family Lawyer

Family is a basic social unit of society, which is why there are laws structured to ensure the rights of each family member are upheld. A family lawyer understands their specific branch of law and can help ensure your rights and interests are protected during the formation of family-related agreements. Here are five signs you should get a family attorney. 1. Planning for Marriage or Domestic Partnership  Consulting a family attorney before getting married or forming a domestic partnership is important.

What Divorcing Parties Need To Know About Lump Sum Support

No one wants to see people suffer economically during and after divorce. To help prevent a gap in economic disparity, certain forms of support may be ordered. Even though more women than ever are earning income, they still often lag behind in pay and may be the one who ends up staying home from work to care for the children of the family. Not only does that situation call for spousal support, but anytime a party won't be able to earn enough income to pay for their needs, the judge may order spousal support regardless of gender.