Category Archives: Miscellaneous Legal Topics

Are you Considering a Legal Name Change?

By | May 12, 2008

There are many reasons individuals choose to change their name. Marriage is one reason and divorce is another, but these are certainly not the only two life events that prompt people to change their names.

Why you need a Power of Attorney and How to Assign One

By | May 9, 2008

A power of attorney is someone who can make important financial decisions on your behalf if you are incapacitated or unable to do so. Many people think about a power of attorney as they approach old age or begin to suffer from ill health.

A Business Accounting System that Works to your Financial Advantage

By | May 9, 2008

Accurate recordkeeping is essential to the success of any type of business. Unless you are educated in accounting and have previous recordkeeping experience, you will probably find keeping track of your business’ finances a real challenge. The task is so overwhelming for many people, their businesses actually fail as a result of poor accounting practices.

What are Declarations Forms, and How are they Used?

By | May 9, 2008

Declarations forms are an important tool businesses, individuals and organizations use in a variety of ways. They are often used as part of the completion of transactions, such as in real estate sales. Declarations are also used as verification of important statements in business dealings by individuals, corporations and in courts.

Should you Register a Copyright to Protect your Work?

By | May 8, 2008

Nearly everyone is aware that copyrights exist, but many people fail to take advantage of the protection copyrights can afford when they should.  Copyrights are valuable tools in that they allow individuals to protect intellectual property.

Prepare for the Inevitable with Collection Forms

By | May 8, 2008

At some time or another, your business will encounter a client or customer who fails to make a payment you are due. People may fail to make payments due to simple forgetfulness, a change in employment, severe financial distress, or a thousand other reasons. At that inevitable moment when a payment is missed for the first time, businesses… Read More »

Filing for Bankruptcy is Affordable with Official Bankruptcy Forms

By | May 8, 2008

Are you considering filing for consumer bankruptcy? If you do some research, you will run into one of the biggest ironies concerning personal bankruptcies today: they’re expensive. While in the past it cost just a few hundred dollars in attorney’s fees to file for bankruptcy, today it can cost $1,500 or even more.

Top Five Reasons to Use a Bill of Sale

By | May 7, 2008

Regardless of what type of property or item you are about to sell or buy, you should insist that a Bill of Sale is used to finalize the transaction. A Bill of Sale Form that is compliant with your state’s laws is the only way both parties in a transaction can feel 100% secure about the terms of… Read More »

How to Win in Small Claims Court

By | May 29, 2007

Most likely you’re not looking forward to your cameo in small claims court, and who could blame you? Long lines, little experience, bad blood, and shot nerves don’t exactly make for a leisurely trip to the courthouse. The following are some suggestions to help strengthen your case, and hopefully temper your frustrations: 1. Be on time, or be… Read More »

Pennsylvania Automobile Insurance Laws

By | June 29, 2006

Here are the important highlights of the Pennsylvania automobile insurance law, more formally called, the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law: 1) When purchasing a new policy after 1990, your insurance company must notify you, in writing, of two very important coverage options which you are to consider. The options are regarding “limited tort” and “full tort” coverage.… Read More »