You Might Encounter Problems When Removing Immediate Family Members From A Will

Estate planning is a very personal process and something that is based on the relationships you have in your life. You might decide that you want to disinherit an immediate family member from your will, and this is a decision that is entirely up to you. However, there might be complications that are best dealt with in consultation with an estate planning lawyer. The Right to an Inheritance In many states, when an individual passes away, their immediate family members have the right to inherit.   Read More...

What Is Probate Litigation?

If you are an executor of a will, a beneficiary, or involved with a will in some way, you should understand how probate litigation works. A probate lawyer is needed when anyone challenges a will. The following are some things you need to know about probate litigation: What Does Probate Litigation Mean? Probate litigation is when someone disputes probate, which is the period of time that the state recognizes the administrator of the estate.   Read More...

Decoding Common Car Accident Words And Terms

Being involved in a car accident is confusing enough without having to learn a new language. Unfortunately, some victims may find themselves having to do both soon after an accident. Once you get familiar with the truly important legal terminology, it all becomes clear. For help with that, take a look at some simple explanations of what you need to understand after an accident. 1. Liability  One of the first unfamiliar terms you might encounter is this word that means, roughly, fault.   Read More...

Putting DUI Evidence To The Legal Test

Those arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) can impact the way things turn out by fighting back. Not all DUI arrests are legal, and everything that happens after your arrest will hinge on the quality of the evidence the state has against you. As you work with your criminal defense lawyer to fight the charges, evidence will become a key component, so take a look at what the prosecution is counting on to convict you of DUI.   Read More...

How Back Pay Fills In The Social Security Benefit Gap

After a worker becomes too ill or disabled to work at their job, they may decide to apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. Unfortunately, the financial help these workers so desperately need may not be as timely as they wish. Read to find out more about back pay — a means of catching ill or disabled workers up on their benefits. Back Pay: It's All About the Timing   Read More...