Legal Guide

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Is the Office Becoming a Personal Nightmare?

In some cases, the word spreads around the office. Other times, however, the actions (sometimes too devastating for some employees) can linger for weeks and even months. Sexual assaults come in a number of forms, the physical kind certainly being the worst. That said many employees (oftentimes women, but sometimes men) are subjected to sexual assaults of the verbal kind (typically sexual... ❯❯❯

What Exactly Does Family Law Entail

Family law is a subset of legal proceedings that focuses on all legal issues that have to do with to families—whether it involves parenting, children, or same-sex issues. You may be aware of divorce lawyers or child custody battles, but family law actually covers a lot more than this. Here is a list of some of the major areas of family law. Marriage and Divorce As marriage is the... ❯❯❯

Is Filing for Bankruptcy Really a Good Idea?

If your debts are ruining your life, it may be time to consider filing for bankruptcy. However, this course of action should be your last option, after you have looked at each of the ways you can solve your debt problems. Below are some of questions you should answer before filing for bankruptcy in the United States. Royalty free photo What Alternatives Do You Have? There are alternatives to... ❯❯❯

What You Should Know Before Speaking With A Workers Compensation Attorney

When you suffer a workplace injury, you will probably want to consult with a worker’s attorney in the pursuit of some sort of compensation. Especially if your injury means that you can no longer work and support yourself as you’re accustomed to. However lawsuits are, at the best of times, complicated and expensive processes, and while many go into them expecting large payouts such... ❯❯❯

How to cope with your personal injuries and compensation for them?

You might be seriously injured to the point where you are unable to work for a long time. There is also the possibility that you might eventually become permanently disabled. This can obviously be very traumatic to people who have been active and who have worked all of their lives. However, it is important that you know what to do if you ever find yourself in this unfortunate situation. A good... ❯❯❯

Estate Planning For Those Receiving Government Assistance

Estate planning for those who have family members already receiving government help is complicated. Beneficiaries who are receiving government support are typically comprised of people with disabilities or special needs.   An appropriate estate plan can save a family member from losing crucial government benefits. In the case of having a family member who has a disability, he or she may lose... ❯❯❯

A Bankruptcy Attorney Can Get You Debt Free

Being in debt is Stressful. Being heavily in debt means having creditors and collection agencies come knocking at your door or ringing your phone leaving constant reminders and notices about the money you need to repay. Needless to say, dealing with this is exhausting and mentally draining and can hurt and change people significantly. If you find yourself in too deep and with no manageable way... ❯❯❯

Reasons To Hire a Family Lawyer in the Ottawa Area

One of the hardest things a person will have to do in their life is to keep a marriage going. In some cases, the people in a marriage will not be able to keep it together and will have to file for a divorce. A divorce can be very hard on all of the people involved in it. If there are children involved, the divorce proceedings can take a turn for the worst in a hurry. The best way to combat this is... ❯❯❯

What to Look (out) for in a Nursing Home or Hospice Center

  According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), there are currently about 16,000 nursing homes housing about 1.5 million senior citizens across the country. While the idea of putting a family member in a hospice center or nursing home is an unpleasant one, if a loved one of any age needs attentive, on-going medical care in excess of what you can personally provide, it may become a... ❯❯❯

3 Tips on Criminal Record Suspension

Making mistakes is just part of life, but in some cases, these mistakes can cost a person their freedom and their ability to do certain things. Having a criminal record can hold you back and make it nearly impossible to do things like get a good job or even travel. In Canada, they have what is called a criminal record suspension. This process will allow you to get the dings on your record taken... ❯❯❯