Marc Reyes

  • Are There Options For Recourse Against An Estate Trustee For Wrongdoing?

    When an estate goes through the probate process, the trustee of the estate has several responsibilities they must uphold. The trustee is charged with gathering all assets belonging to the estate. The trustee must then satisfy any debts and claims against the estate with these assets. The trustee must also contact all heirs and interested parties and ensure that the proceeds of the estate, if any, are distributed properly among those who are legally entitled to inherit from the estate.
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  • 3 Tips For Your Independent Medical Exam

    If you are making some sort of personal injury claim, you will need to be sure that you are prepared for an independent medical examination. These exams consist of receiving an evaluation from a third party doctor that has not seen you previously. Because this situation is integral to your claim, you will need to abide by some tips that will allow you to get the most out of your independent medical claim.
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  • Proving A Store Was Negligent In Floor Maintenance

    If you recently fell inside a store, and you sustained an injury, you likely want to prove the business was at fault so you can be compensated for medical expenses and lost wages. Proving negligence after a slip and fall accident may be a bit difficult, but can be done by using the following tips. Retain An Attorney To Help Find Similarities With Past Cases The best way to prove you had gotten hurt due to the fault of another is with help from a professional attorney.
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  • Understanding Disability Eligibility For Autistic Children

    Many children with autism find that the condition affects nearly every aspect of their life. If your child struggles with the demands of daily routines, it may lead to difficulties with obtaining a traditional education or working in a productive job. In situations like that, Social Security Disability may provide some financial support for you to get the care and support that your child needs. Here's a look at what you should know about your child's eligibility.
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  • How To Prove The Existence Of An Oral Contract

    Did you know that oral contracts are enforceable? Yes, you can agree to babysit for your neighbor in exchange for use of his or her lawnmower, shake your hands on it, and it will be legally binding for both of you. The problem comes when your neighbor renegades on the deal and declines to allow you use the lawnmower. If you sue, you will need to prove that the contract actually existed.
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  • Employment Law: Staying ADA Compliant And Avoiding Disability Lawsuits

    Did you know that research shows that employers are more than 25 percent less likely to be interested in potential job candidates who inform them of a physical disability even if they are extremely qualified for the position? This is prohibited under the Americans with Disabilities Act. And although you may say that you would never discriminate against a disabled job applicant, you may do so unintentionally. Therefore, you want to make sure that you are equipped with the right information to ensure that this doesn't happen.
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  • Creating A Will Is Just The Beginning: 3 Things You Need To Do After Will Creation

    The creation of a will is an important part of estate planning, but it's also only the beginning. Below are three things that should be done after your will has been created so as to ease the probate process for your loved ones and executor upon your death. 1. Enlist the Help of a Notary Public to Reduce Probate Issues While a will can be valid without the help of a notary public, using the services of one can help to keep your will out of probate so your loved ones receive their inheritance faster.
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  • Hit & Run, Not Fun: 3 Reasons To Avoid Leaving The Scene Of An Accident

    There's one obvious reason not to leave the scene of a car or pedestrian accident: it's just not the right thing to do. If you leave the scene of an accident, whether it involves property or a person, you have to stop and exchange insurance information. Otherwise, you have committed a hit and run. Need some more reasons? Here are a few: 1. There are criminal penalties associated with leaving the scene.
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  • How Your Lawyer Will Make You Comfortable During The First Meeting

    The first time you schedule a meeting with the divorce attorney you are likely to be nervous and confused. You may be wondering what the lawyer will make of your divorce grounds, or you may worry that he or she will even judge you. The good news is that your divorce lawyer knows about all these emotions, and will do his or her best to calm you and allay your fears.
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  • Three Overlooked Questions to Ask Potential Accident Injury Lawyers

    If you have been injured in an accident, you are not alone. Thousands of people are injured in accidents while on the job and in the community. Sometimes the accidents are minor and you can get a good settlement without much work. However, if you fall into the group of injuries where a lawyer is necessary to get what you are owed, you will want to make sure you do your research as well.
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