Staying Calm In Court

3 Reasons You May Need A Trust In Addition To A Will

Estate planning is an important process, as your estate plan documents often determine how your assets are distributed after your death. Without a will or other documents, the courts could decide who gets which assets. And the courts may make decisions that you wouldn't choose for yourself. A will can help make sure that your assets are distributed according to your wishes, but there are some things a will can't do. Read More 

Enhancing A VA Appeal After Confusing Denials

The Veterans Affairs disability claim process can be confusing. In a claim decision letter, the reason for denial should be tailored to the veteran's actual denial reason, but generic or "canned" responses can leave a veteran without a good explanation for why their claim wasn't accepted. As you look for answers, consider a few traits of the VA disability system, what you can do to make life easier along the process and how an attorney can help. Read More 

5 Reasons To Consider Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Instead Of Chapter 13

When you make the decision to file for bankruptcy, you must decide between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. If you currently have little to no disposable income, Chapter 7 may be the more favorable choice because it discharges most debt. Here are five good reasons to consider Chapter 7 bankruptcy: You Will Not Have a Repayment Plan One of the best aspects of Chapter 7 bankruptcy is that you are not required to pay back any of your debt. Read More 

2 Ways That A Divorce Lawyer Can Assist You

A divorce lawyer is going to be the single most useful individual at your disposal in the event that you are getting divorced or have been recently divorced. Listed below are just two ways that a divorce lawyer can assist you. Easier Divorce Process One major way that a divorce lawyer can assist you is by giving you access to an easier divorce process than going to court. By agreeing to mediation you and your spouse can take a lot of the stress and anger out of the divorce process. Read More 

What You Can Expect At Your Chapter 7 Meeting Of Creditors

If you've never filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy before, you could be terrified about your first meeting in court. Relax. If everything goes right, it's the only time you'll probably have to appear and you'll probably only be there a few minutes. The Meeting Of Creditors The meeting that you go to is called a "meeting of creditors" or a 341 meeting. It's a fairly informal process, although you will be required to answer questions under oath. Read More