In the United States of America, life moves pretty fast for most people. The way in which we live these days does not give us a whole lot of time to be aware of what we might need in case of an emergency. Many of us do not want to think about emergencies. We would rather move from day to day with what we have right now.
But, what if an emergency did occur and wiped out the resources you needed to survive? What if you were injured in an accident and it wasn’t your fault? Would you know what to do? What if you couldn’t work anymore as a result of that injury? These are questions we might not want to be bothered with on a daily basis, but we must consider them. If you do not have a personal injury attorney on hand as someone you c Continue reading
You wish you would have listened to the advice your friends and family gave you.
When your oldest daughter was the victim of a car accident during the last week of her first year in college, you were grateful that she appeared to be uninjured. You were disappointed that the can had been totaled, but you were grateful for her apparent health. Although the police officer on the scene encouraged her to get in the ambulance and go to the hospital to make sure that she was alright, your daughter insisted that she was fine. This is also what she told you when she made the phone call home from the scene of the accident that was caused by a careless driver who ran a red light.
You trusted her judgement and even when you had a close friend explain that he still thought your daughter should go in for a ro Continue reading
If you’re planning to divorce, have you considered having it mediated? Over 2/3 of the couples that chose this approach were satisfied with the process as well as the overall outcome. Divorce proceedings, on average, tend to take a year to finalize. Mediation may prove to expedite this process.
The average cost for a divorce ranges between $15,000 to $30,000. These costs will vary for several reasons, some of which may be unanticipated at the onset. Child custody, visitation rights, and child support may be presenting issues in a divorce case. Alimony and other issues such as dispersal of property, ,ay also be key issues that need to be addressed during these proceedings.
Most divorce cases, or 80% of them, are unilateral. When just 1 party wants the divorce, this can create a considerable amount of con Continue reading