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What You Need To Know About Estate Tax

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Estate tax, in simple terms is the amount taken from your combined possessions when they are transferred to your heirs. While current legislation has made the impact of estate tax less punishing than it has been historically, that doesn’t mean you can ignore it. The combined value of your retirement portfolio, trusts, and other assets can quickly add up to the point where estate tax becomes a concern.  Fortunately, it’s fairly simple to know what type of impact estate tax might have on your family and loved ones. A firm...

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Seeking Custody As A Father – Tips For Court

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Primary custody isn’t always granted to mothers automatically, and fathers have every right to fight for this. With the right divorce attorney and facts to back this up, you can gain primary or at least balanced custody of your children. Here are four things that you can do as a dad to help put yourself in the best light in court: 1. Walk the Walk Make sure that you are currently bonding and spending time with your children. The worst thing that you can do is seek custody just to make things hard on your ex-spouse. If you are already...

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3 Things To Keep In Mind When Working Out A Child Custody Agreement

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Most people don’t want to have to go through a lengthy, and costly, child custody battle in court. For this reason, many ex-couples are coming up with their own child custody agreements without getting a judge involved. However, there are a lot of things you need to take into consideration when it comes to reaching an agreement for child custody. Here are three things to keep in mind when you are working out a child custody agreement. 1. Physical custody versus legal custody An important distinction that needs to be made in the child...

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Ways To Win A Workers’ Compensation Case Involving Chemical Exposure

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If you developed an illness or injury from your workplace due to chemical exposure, you may be able to qualify for workers’ compensation benefits. Illnesses caused by chemical exposure are covered under this type of insurance; however, you will need to prove two things in order to get approval for your benefits. You may also need to hire a workers’ compensation attorney to help you develop a plan to fight the ruling if you are denied benefits. Two Things You Must Prove Here are the two things you will have to prove in order to get...

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Scary Legal Truths: What Happens When You Do Not Use A Booster Seat With Your Child

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Studies by the CDC in 2011 showed that more than one third of all child passengers in a vehicle were not buckled up, and more than six hundred thousand children rode without a booster seat or car seat part of the year. Although the fatalities were far less, almost one hundred fifty thousand kids were severely injured. Regardless of these scary facts, there are some scarier legal issues if you do not use a booster seat with your older child. Facing Charges of Reckless Endangerment Even if you do not get in a car accident and you are pulled...

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When You Need To Make Bail

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When an individual is arrested, he or she may be released from jail until the trial date by paying a specified amount of bail. Bail serves as a financial guarantee that the arrestee will not flee before his or her trial. Paying bail lets individuals work, enjoy time with their families, and be productive citizens while they wait for their court appearance. When one’s bond is high enough that paying it is a financial hardship, a bail bond service is a convenient option. The Importance of Making Bail The time between an individual’s...

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Understanding And Filing A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case

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You might feel that bankruptcy is a bad thing, since the word has a stigma attached to it. Bankruptcy, with the help of companies like Armed Forces Legal Center can be the best thing for you, depending on your particular financial situation. Consider the following guidelines if you are going through financial problems, so that you are able to turn your life around and make the most of it. This guide will teach you the parameters of bankruptcy, what characteristics make Chapter 7 bankruptcy unique and other considerations for you if you...

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How You Can Establish Paternity In New York State

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Sometimes the laws surrounding paternity can be quite confusing and complicated, and can differ from state to state. In New York, there is a very specific process for determining paternity, and often it’s up to the courts to decide who the real father is. Here is information about paternity in New York State and how to go about the process of establishing paternity over a child. Establishing Paternity Just because you’re the biological father, it doesn’t mean that you’re necessarily the child’s legal parent...

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Contemplating Divorce? Here Are 4 Steps You Should Take Before You File

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Divorce is never easy. In fact, it can be one of the most difficult things you will ever go through. However, if you’ve reached a point in your life where you realize that divorce is inevitable, there are some steps you can take to make the process a little easier. Work On Your Own Credit Most married couples have all or most of their credit tied up in joint accounts. Unfortunately, that can destroy your chances of obtaining your own credit should you end up divorced or widowed. If you know that you’re heading towards divorce,...

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Fall Accidents: 3 Aspects Of Liabilty

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There are a few important things to consider if you’ve been contemplating filing a lawsuit for a slip-and-fall injury. The law is certainly open to interpretation in certain situations, and most accidents that involve a fall are best left to an attorney for those individuals pursuing legal action. One of the most important aspects of any fall is determining who was at fault and, more importantly, who is liable for any damages. This article outlines a few key components of fall accidents concerning how to determine liability.  The...

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