If you have a simple divorce, you might not need to hire an attorney to work out the details, especially if you and your spouse are able to communicate throughout the process. However, if there are sticking points that can cause problems, you need to speak to an attorney as soon as possible. Working without an attorney can turn your divorce into a nightmare. If you're not sure what type of situations require the assistance of an attorney, take a look at the list below.
When you think about a personal injury involving animals, the first thought is often an animal attack. However, animals can also cause an injury by darting out in the road while you are driving, causing an accident. If you attempt to dodge the animal, you can get into a serious accident with injuries as a result. Here are some things to consider if this happens to you.
Who Will be Liable?
If you're injured in an accident that is another person's fault, you'll likely need to take some legal steps to receive compensation for your losses. Personal injuries can result in medical bills, lost wages, and even property damage. However, there are some mistakes that can be made when dealing with your injury that can cause your lawsuit to eventually fall through. Here are some of those mistakes that you should avoid making.
With the widespread use of video surveillance by businesses, it is always possible that the car accident you were recently in was recorded on camera. If this is the case, the surveillance footage might either help or hurt your case. If it appears that you were not responsible for the accident with just the facts of what you saw and what witnesses saw, you might be surprised if the insurance company challenges your case by presenting video surveillance footage.
In many cases, the bank accounts of the deceased are held up for months, in probate court. Some smart families, however, have made provisions that allow them quicker access to needed funds. Read on to find out what might happen to your bank account, after you pass away.
Accounts With Joint Ownership – If you and your spouse (or you and someone else) have a joint bank account, it does not need to be probated.