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Divorce is rarely a positive event, and an unfriendly divorce can leave children in a state of anxiety. And, when minor children are involved, a divorce can be complicated. Local courts across the nation are keen to this, and most states have now altered how courts intercede. Gone are the days of automatic assignment of dependent children to the mother, while assessing a child support requirement and short-term visitation upon the father. Contemporary state courts use a "parenting plan" format regarding the biological children, and there are several reasons why having a workable parenting plan is crucial to a reasonable divorce. Here’s 10 ways this plan is critical when divorcing: 1. Protects the Rights of the Children Dependent children in a divorce proceeding rarely have legal representation, so the court becomes the child advocate. Not only should the children be protected with specific provisions, but they still have legal rights even...
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Opinions vary greatly on the issue of whether motorcycle riders should be legally required to wear head protection. But, there is one fact that all sides agree upon. Riding a motorcycle is dangerous whether or not a helmet is being worn while the bike is in use. Traffic accidents are one certainty on the highways, and motorcycle riders are particularly vulnerable to all types of bodily injury when involved in any accident, including minor crashes. Many riding enthusiasts feel that a helmet is restrictive and the comfort of not wearing one improves the biker's ability to avoid other vehicles and pedestrians on the roadway. But, state legislatures and insurance companies understand well that head injuries regularly result in death. For governments, it impacts their responsibility to make the highways safer. For insurance companies, covering a horrific motorcycle accident is just not cost effective. There was clearly an ironic twist in this...
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Posted by on in Accident Law
Dozens of accident claims by truck are filed annually in various states. This can be due to negligent truck or the big rig drivers. Under certain laws, the victims of truck accident have the right on claiming their personal injury damages from the negligent truck driver. The victims of the truck accident, as per the tort law, are entitled to different personal injury compensations such as medical treatment payments, pain and suffering damages, and loss of income compensations. Why Hire a Truck Accident Attorney? Several reasons are valid for hiring a truck accident attorney. One is to get appropriate assistance from a legal professional. Below are some of the advantages that accident victims get in hiring a personal injury attorney: Convenience in dealing with insurance companies. Attorneys are experts in negotiating with the insurance firms. If you are a victim of truck accident, you need not worry on dealing with such...
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Posted by on in Personal Injury
When personal injury occurs especially as caused by a car accident, it does not only cause probable injury to your body but it also causes a lot of trouble in terms of any possible damage to your vehicle and even effect your livelihood, depending on the gravity of the situation. Having enough knowledge on the things that need to be done in order to make this situation one that is favorable for you and not for those who have harmed you in any way, is the best counteractive option to do to be able to resolve the trouble of being in accident and getting those involved to rightfully pay the price of their actions. Never Forget Be very detailed when it comes to describing what happened during the accident and to make sure to be true to the issue at hand, make sure to write up all that had happened as...
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Posted by on in Bankruptcy
Any person would not want to file bankruptcy. As we see on television and social networking sites, to file bankruptcy is to lose everything. In its terms, bankruptcy simply pertains to a system of federal laws permitting businesses and individuals to get relief from debts in order for them to restart their financial state. This law was constituted in order for an individual to forge a new future without pressure from creditors who collect pre-existing debts. Different Kinds of Bankruptcy Bankruptcy is described in two parts, namely: Chapter 13 bankruptcy. This refers to repayment plan that will help in reorganizing and adjusting debt. This is the right choice when you have income but you do not want foreclosure of your home or catching up present debts. Chapter 7 bankruptcy. This will liquidate all the non-exempt assets in order to pay creditors. Generally, this is a good option when you already have...
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