When Can You Get More Than 50% In A Divorce?

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Property distribution is one of the most contentious issues in a divorce. Disagreements over who gets what is a frequent cause of drawn-out divorce proceedings. A 50 – 50 division of assets is frequently cited in the media and works of fiction. However, it's important to note that only nine of the USA states have a law that states the spouses are equal owners of the marital property. Therefore, unless you're in these states, you may not be eligible to get 50% of the marital property in case of divorce.

30 May 2018

Potential Triggers For Child Support Deviation

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Child support deviation is a situation where the amount of child support awarded is different from the figure suggested by the standard child support calculation formula. The deviation can either be upwards or downwards. Here are some of the things that may trigger child support deviation. Upward Deviation An upward deviation from the standard formula may be possible if: The Child Has Special Health Needs In this case, a deviation from the formula may be called for so that the additional funds are used the child's health.

2 May 2018

Types Of Car Accident Investigations


A typical car accident is usually scrutinized by a number of investigators, and all of them can help you with your car accident claim. Here are some of the Insurance Investigations Your auto insurance company or the insurance company of other parties involved in the accident are some of the parties you are certain will investigate the accident. Their aim is to prove who is liable for the accident, hopefully, another party other than their client so that the liable party can settle the damages.

3 April 2018

What to Do After You've Fallen & Herniated Your Disk

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When your back hurts, everything hurts. As the support framework for your entire body, an injury to the back can cause widespread agony and make it difficult to move and go on with your life without enduring pain. One common back problem is that of herniated disks. This type of injury can happen with any number of accidents, from car wrecks to slip and falls in businesses. To learn more about herniated disks and how to get money damages for your medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering, read on.

2 March 2018

Two Alternative Ways The State May Try To Stop You From Driving After A DUI


Many states will suspend or revoke people's licenses after they've been arrested or convicted of DUIs, depending on the circumstances of the case. However, that's not the only thing the government can use to prevent people, primarily multiple offenders, from getting on the road again. Here are two things that may happen to you if you're arrested for a second, third, or fourth DUI. Shredded License Plate In some states, when you are pulled over for a DUI, police officers have the authority to confiscate your license plate and shred it.

27 January 2018

Four Reasons, Other Than A Car Accident, You May Need A Personal Injury Attorney

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Everyone seems to know about the need for a personal injury attorney when you are in a car accident. There are commercials that can be found on television and radio as well as advertisements on billboards and signs throughout your city. But there are times when you may need a personal injury attorney, other than a car accident. You are hurt riding the city bus If the bus company is partially or fully funded by a municipal or county government, you can still sue.

27 December 2017

Workers' Compensation: An Overview Of Employer Responsibility

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It is not enough for employers to provide workers' compensation insurance; they have other responsibilities beyond the provision of the coverage. Here are some of your employer's responsibilities as far as workers' compensation is concerned: Providing Emergency Medical Care                                                                         Most accidental injuries are easier to manage with early intervention. Early medical intervention can stop blood loss, prevent secondary infections or even save limbs. As an injury victim, you are expected to mitigate your damages by getting medical help as soon as possible, and your employer has the responsibility of providing this help.

26 November 2017

3 Things You Should Know When Going Through A Divorce

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Going through a divorce can be incredibly stressful. There are many people who have divorced and have been able to make the divorce arrangement work, and there are others who are unable with the outcome and end up fighting in court all the time. Here are some things that you should know about your divorce agreement. 1. Get It Right The First Time One of the biggest mistakes people make is rushing the process so that they can just be done with it.

29 October 2017

Using Modern Surveillance To Prove Your Accident Innocence

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Desperate times call for desperate measures, and there's no shortage of people who want to scheme their way out of accident blame--or scheme their way into your insurance payments. Between honest accidents with dishonest arguments or fraud that traps you into a fake accident, you need a way to prove your innocence beyond word of mouth or hoping someone else saw what happened. Here are a few ways to boost your legal security with technology and the right law firm by your side.

2 October 2017

Statistically Possible: Just How Likely Are You To Get Bail If You Show Up For Your Court Hearing?

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Just how likely are you to get bail if you show up for your court hearing? For those arrested, judges must constantly weigh certain factors to make this determination. In case you were unaware, bail is money paid (or property pledged) and a promise to return for subsequent court dates, and not everyone is able to be bailed out. Needless to say, staying behind bars while awaiting trial makes it a lot more difficult to prepare for your trial and fight for your innocence.

11 September 2017