If you feel that you are in need of an estate plan, it is important that you begin by selecting an estate planning attorney who can help you to create the fundamentals of the plan. In order to complete a thorough plan, here are four things you must consider with your estate planning attorney by your side: Create a List of Current Assets: Creating a list of your current assets is going to help your attorney determine your net worth.
If you and your spouse have recently gotten divorced, then there is a good chance that the two of you are not getting along very well right now. If you have children, however, you probably want to do what you can to try to get along with their other parent. Doing so is certainly easier said than done, but following these tips can help you enjoy as much peace as possible for the sake of your children—and yourself.
When planning your estate plan you might be wondering what you can do to save on taxes. If you are not careful you can be taxed high on your estate taxes. Many people wonder what they can do to protect their hard earned money so that after they pass away, the majority of their money goes to their family and not to the federal government in taxes. Here are a couple ways to save money on your estate tax:
If you own a home or business that was affected by an oil spill, you might be able to file a lawsuit. Here are the different types of lawsuits related to oil spills and the damage they cause. Loss of Business Income If your business was in an area that was directly affected by the oil spill, you should be able to file a lawsuit for your lost business income. Oil spills can cause a lot of damage that leads to loss of business.
What do you do when you want to get divorced, but you can't find your spouse? You can't get divorced without giving your spouse notice (so that your spouse has the opportunity to respond to any property issues or other concerns). This can present quite a problem if your spouse has vanished, refuses to give you an address, or is just purposefully trying to avoid the paperwork. A combination of traditional and high-tech methods can help resolve the problem:
Have you recently been let go from your job? Do you feel that the termination was illegal in any way? It is time for you to stand up to unfair employment practices by your former employer. An employment attorney helped me get through an impossible time more easily. I had no idea how serious the repercussions for terminating my position could be for the company, nor did I know how much the company would owe me for doing so. Thankfully, the attorney took the time to answer each and every question that I had and discussed all of my options. I have included much of what I learned on my website to help others learn what they could be owed if they were unlawfully terminated from their jobs.