Marc Reyes

  • What To Do After Getting Hurt On The Job

    If you have become injured while on the job, you may wonder how to collect money while you are unable to work. Many people will fill out workers' compensation paperwork to help pay for medical expenses and lost wages. Here is a summary of what you need to do to get yourself enrolled, what benefits you will receive, and what you will need to do if you are denied benefits. Get Medical Care
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  • Four Reasons For Estate Planning Versus Writing A Will

    Estate planning has certain advantages over a legal will, and you need to understand how they will benefit you and your family. Everyone should have a last will and testament, so surviving loved ones can understand exactly what your wishes were in the event of your death. This includes non-financial wishes, such as whether you want to be buried or cremated; but estate planning goes beyond the scope of a simple will.
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  • Why You Should Choose To Get A Living Trust

    Over the past few years, the probate process has been gaining in popularity at the expense of living trusts. This is mainly because a number of states, such as New Jersey and New York, have opted for simplification, thus making this process less daunting for those who are trying to take possession of their inheritance. While there is no indication that this trend will end anytime soon, it's important to understand that living trusts can still be used in certain situations involving estate.
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  • Not Sure You're Ready For A Divorce? 5 Things You Should Consider Before Choosing A Legal Separation

    You're facing marital problems. Now you're trying to decide whether divorce or legal separation is the next step you should take. While legal separation is an option that's available to you, it might not be your best option. Before you decide on a separation, you should sit down and discuss the matter with a divorce attorney. There are some drawbacks attached to legal separation. Here are just a few of the potential drawbacks that you might want to consider.
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  • How To Determine Your Homes Property Lines

    When you buy a home, you probably don't worry much about your property lines. You see the fence that separates your home from your neighbor's and it doesn't concern you. However, there may come a point when there is a boundary line dispute when one of you starts a home remodeling project or you decide to work on your yard. If this occurs, you need to know where your property lines are.
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  • Handling Holiday Custody Issues

    The holiday season can bring an extra share of stress to divorced parents when there are conflicts over the children's custody and visitation schedule. There are some simple, but important, things that you should do in order to protect your interests in the matter. Know What Your Custody Orders Say Review all custody orders, every year, before you make your holiday plans, because the finer details of visitation schedules can become fuzzy over the course of a year.
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  • Negotiating Low Cash Settlements With Services

    There are times when a settlement agreement simply won't be enough to cover all of your needs. There may be difficult circumstances such as shared blame or an unavoidable accident judgment that may relieve some of your legal opponent's financial responsibility. If you're faced with a lower than expected injury settlement amount, consider a few ways to negotiate for valuable services such as education, training, or transition assistance instead. The result may enhance your life for the better.
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  • What You Should Know About Child Custody Cases

    If you are getting divorced and are trying to get custody, either sole or shared, there are some things you should know first. These things pertain to winning your case and offer helpful advice through each stage of the child custody process. Family law is a complicated area of law and one that should not be taken lightly. Never Use Your Children as Leverage One of the most important things to watch out for in the beginning of your case is to never attempt to use your children as leverage, or let your spouse do so.
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  • 4 Things To Do Before Starting The Divorce Process

    Divorce is common in the United States. In fact, somewhere between 40 and 50 percent of marriages in the US end in divorce. Divorces can run the gamut from being easy and amicable to drawn out and acrimonious. The process of divorce can also lead to complicated financial and emotional situations as a couple attempts to unravel their shared lives. Before starting the divorce process there are a few things that a couple can do to help ensure that the divorce goes smoothly.
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  • 3 Things That Can Get You Into Trouble With The IRS

    If there is one thing that every U.S. citizen can depend on, it is the fact that the IRS will see to it that they get a portion of your annual income. You can try to hide money or attempt to use different deductions to decrease your tax liability, but doing so can cause problems. Here are three things that can get you into trouble with the IRS. 1. Failing to list supplemental income.
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