People often associate probate law with contested wills and trusts. Although that's a good reason to hire a probate lawyer, there are other reasons to do so. You may wonder if a case is simple enough that you won't need counsel. Let's examine four reasons why a probate law attorney is just as useful in a simple case. Filings When you discuss a matter with a probate judge or a court-appointed officer, they're likely to ask you to file significant amounts of paperwork.
If you are injured while on the job and your employer says you are not eligible for workers' compensation, you do not have to automatically take their word for it. Contrary to the belief of some, employers do not designate eligibility for these payments — there is a legal guideline that outlines eligibility. Learn more to determine if you can seek workers' compensation. Injury Circumstances If an employee submits a request for workers' compensation, their employer researches the matter and then determines that the employee is ineligible, this decision could be the result of the circumstances surrounding the injury.
Unfortunately, many couples find themselves considering divorce due to disconnection, disagreements, or other irreconcilable differences. If your marriage is heading for a divorce, here are things your attorney will request you to pursue before finalizing your divorce. 1. Gather essential documents related to your marital assets If you're sure you want to end your marriage, it's difficult to tell if your spouse will be cooperative or make the process challenging. Therefore, a divorce lawyer will ask you to gather any important information related to your marital assets.
Are you buying a piece of property with a long history? If so, you may run into unexpected problems with one often-overlooked — but vital — ingredient: the title. What sort of title issues can arise when a property has been bought, sold, or passed down for many years? Here are five of the most common title issues. 1. Errors on the Deed One of the most common problems on a deed is a simple error.
While matters of juvenile criminal law and adult criminal law may seem quite similar at first glance, there are some significant ways in which these two criminal court systems operate. These differences go far beyond the simple fact that defendants appearing in juvenile court are under the age of 18. Consequently, it is extremely important to hire an attorney who works in juvenile criminal defense law when dealing with this type of case rather than seeking out the services of a criminal defense attorney who typically works on adult cases.