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3 Things Seniors Should Know About Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy may not seem like an appealing topic at any age. But if you're a senior dealing with debt overload, it may be a better choice than you think. Many seniors are living on fixed incomes and are simply unable to keep up with large loads of debt, and there are some reasons why filing for bankruptcy as a senior may be a more beneficial choice than it was in your younger years. Read More 

Making A Deposition Easier For Your Shorthand Reporter

When you're an attorney conducting a deposition, a shorthand reporter is an essential partner. Their transcriptions will be used by you and other lawyers to build your cases for trial, so ensuring they are able to do their work well is important. Make things easier for you and your reporter with these suggestions. Consult Your Reporter Beforehand A few days before the scheduled deposition, it's smart to take a bit of time to meet with the shorthand reporter. Read More 

3 Steps To Take After Your Teen Is In A Car Accident

As a parent who has a teenage son or daughter who is now a driver, you might always be worried about an accident happening. This could happen, and if it does, taking these steps can help you make sure that you're handling the situation properly. 1. Take Your Teen to the Doctor As a parent, your first instinct is probably to make sure that your child is okay after getting into an accident. Read More 

5 Steps To Take After A Personal Injury

If you've been injured in a car accident or on someone else's property, they may be responsible for your injuries and damages. If you need serious compensation and want to file a claim or sue the responsible individual, check out these five steps that you should take after you've been injured. Step One: Visit the Doctor After the injury, the most important thing is to make sure you are okay. Don't worry about contacting lawyers or insurance carriers yet. Read More 

3 Mistakes to Avoid When Filing for Disability

An injury or illness that results in disability can leave you struggling to make ends meet. It's only natural that you would consider applying for social security disability. The key is to make sure you apply correctly. The following are three mistakes to avoid when you are filing for disability. #1: Having a non-qualifying disability Not every disability qualifies for social security disability payments. First and foremost, your disability must be a long-term disability, which means it is expected to persist for more than a year. Read More