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Beware of These Top 6 Estate Planning Mistakes

Most people view estate planning in the same way they view a root canal: Put it off until the pain is too great to ignore any longer. Also, those with little income or net worth believe that estate planning doesn’t apply to their situation. But estate planning is much more than just the allocation of cash, real estate, and other assets. There are other things to consider, too. There are many errors that occur again and again in... ❯❯❯

5 Warning Signs to Recognize Senior Abuse

No one thinks about ABUSE until it rears its ugly head... and usually after it has been going on for a while. And no one wants to think it can happen to their parents. After all, they are in a reputable nursing facility where it is well maintained and has a very friendly staff. It does. And the more you know the "warning signs" the faster you will be able to stop it from happening to your loved ones. Allow me to share a story with... ❯❯❯

What to Know Before You Plan Your Estate

What is Estate Planning? In short, estate planning is the transfer of your estate and wealth in the most cost-effective and efficient way. The Living Trust becomes an integral tool in doing this since no other planning device offers the same level of flexibility, control and management while you're alive and when you depart. In 2015 $2.6 Billion Dollars was lost in Probate Courts nationwide. This because people failed to... ❯❯❯

What You Need to Know About Family Leave

Whether you are sick, injured, or pregnant it is important to know the basics of family leave. The two most important statutes are the Oregon Family Leave Act ("OFLA") and the Family Medical Leave Act ("FMLA"). The OFLA is specific to Oregon and is similar to the FMLA, which is the federal version. The following are answers to commonly asked questions: Am I eligible to take leave? To be eligible under the FMLA you must have worked... ❯❯❯

Situations When You Need to Take Help of An Employment Lawyer

The employment lawyer will help you to resolve any workplace disputes. The lawyer has a specialization in solving any of your legal rights. They will also handle the case related to human rights issues. If you want your lawyer to help in your cause, then they will ask for certain information (evidence) that can support your case. They hope you will be a bit realistic about the outcomes. Helping them in a right way saves you money and... ❯❯❯

10 Signs to Detect If Your Employer Is an Abuser Before He Beats You

Abuse is not an old headline at all among overseas Filipino workers. Serious cases of employer's abuse from the tale of Flor Contemplacion, to the executed Jakatia Pawa, to the most recent, Joanna Demafelis, the lady kept in a freezer, had marked ailing scars in our history and which had cast fear among aspiring OFWs. The government has already imposed measures to protect OFWs abroad, even deployment ban to countries with ill... ❯❯❯

Why Heirs Should Use Advance Inheritance Funds

Inheritance cash advances provides financial support to heirs entitled to assets found locked until the probate process is over. Assets can consist of real estate, financial holdings, businesses, automobiles, and personal belongings such as jewelry, household items, antiques, art work or vehicles. There are many reasons why an heir would consider loan against inheritance a good solution. Find out the top reasons to select this payment... ❯❯❯

Will Lawyers and Their Role in Our Lives

The term 'will lawyer' is self explanatory. The job of a will lawyer is to help you write your will, so that all your wishes are word by word followed, even when you are gone. The same is done by an estate lawyer who helps you in distributing your estate. They help with fair division of all your assets and take all the efforts, so that the legal heirs have no problem, after your death. Basically, finding the will and estate... ❯❯❯

3 Common Mistakes of Child Custody Cases

Not every marriage ends up well. Some marriages break up in the course of time. In such situation, if they are childless then the divorce is mutual. If they are having a kid they can go for a mutual parenting plan, which means to bring up the children together on a mutual agreement. If they are not agreeable on any of the terms and conditions with each other than they have to opt for the custody of the child or children. The first... ❯❯❯

5 Things You Should Know About Child Support

When your marriage ends, and you had children, you should remember that the lives of the children have to go on. To give them the lives they deserve you need to pay child support to the custodial parent. If you are going through a divorce here are a few things you should know about child support: You need a child support lawyer To save money and avoid airing your dirty linens in public, it's highly recommended that you work with a... ❯❯❯