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The 5 Elements of a Personal Injury Claim

By | February 12, 2016

In order to successfully negotiate a full and fair settlement, you need to learn the process and terminology associated with personal injury claims. Otherwise, the insurance adjuster may use their expertise to intimidate or frustrate you into accepting a settlement much lower than your claim is worth. We’ve covered the basics below so you can empower yourself with… Read More »

Has Your Loved One Died in an Accident? You May be Entitled to Compensation

By | February 10, 2016

Losing a family member is a traumatizing experience, particularly if the death occurs as the result of someone’s negligence or a willful act of violence. In addition to the enormous emotional burden the remaining family members must carry, there can be devastating financial repercussions as well, particularly if the decedent was the primary bread winner.

Why are Divorce Rates Falling in the UK?

By | February 5, 2016

The latest data released by the Office for National Statistics has revealed that divorce rates are at their lowest level for 40 years. The end of World War II in 1945 and the liberation of divorce law through the Divorce Reform Act of 1971 saw divorce rates sharply rise, and there has been a steady increase in divorces… Read More »

How Can Truck Accident Attorneys Help You?

By | February 2, 2016

If you have injured yourself in a truck accident, regardless of whether you are the driver of the truck, driver of another vehicle, a pedestrian or a bicyclist, there are high chances of your being entitled to get a compensation. You can bring a legal claim against the other involved parties even if you are partly involved. 

What To Do (and What To Avoid) After A DUI Arrest

By | January 29, 2016

Nobody plans to be arrested for drunk driving, which means a lot of people have no idea what steps they should take in the wake of a DUI arrest. Between talking to the police, finding legal counsel, planning for the weeks ahead and helping prepare for trial, figuring out the best steps to take after an arrest can… Read More »

5 Common Penalties For Drunk Driving

By | January 29, 2016

Drunk driving is a serious offense that carries some harsh penalties for anyone convicted of the crime. Because of all the potential ramifications of a DUI, it’s always important to consider hiring legal representation to help fight your case. You might be thinking, “Of course a lawyer is going to advise hiring an attorney,” but most people don’t… Read More »

Is it Time for Blame Free Divorce?

By | January 28, 2016

This January marks the first anniversary of Scotland’s historic first same-sex marriages. The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 that made these weddings possible showed that family law is beginning to catch up with societal attitudes. However, there is still a lot of work to do.

Why is Algebra Needed to Calculate Child Support?

By | January 28, 2016

I need to calculate child support.  Let’s see. First, we find the percentage based on number of children.  I multiply my gross income by this percentage.  Is gross before taxes or after?  Then, we minus this number from the mother’s gross income.  Yeah, like she really shares the real number.  Then we find the common denominator, carry the… Read More »

1031 Tax Deferred Exchange Resources

By | January 25, 2016

There are several types of 1031 tax deferred exchanges, but in general a 1031 exchange is a legal method of selling property that allows a taxpayer to defer federal capital gains taxes (and often state taxes) when transferring a Relinquished Property in exchange for a Replacement Property. Relinquished Property is the property that is given up or conveyed… Read More »

What To Do (and What To Avoid) After A DUI Arrest

By | January 13, 2016

Nobody plans to be arrested for drunk driving, which means a lot of people have no idea what steps they should take in the wake of a DUI arrest. Between talking to the police, finding legal counsel, planning for the weeks ahead and helping prepare for trial, figuring out the best steps to take after an arrest can… Read More »