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Trust & Wills

According to the Business Dictionary, the definition of a trust is "Legal entity created by a party (the trustor) through which a second party (the trustee) holds the right to manage the trustor's assets or property for the benefit of a third party (the beneficiary)." While you have the option of executing several types of trusts, all trusts are generally a system with three-party ownership... ❯❯❯

How To Hire The Right Divorce Attorney

Are you looking for a new divorce attorney? If so here are some good tips Finding The Right Divorce Lawyer Not everyone appreciates just how close an attorney-client relationship often is, and this is especially true when it comes to divorce matters. To truly safeguard the interests of you and your minor kids, an attorney must be made privy to highly personal information about your life. You... ❯❯❯

How much should you pay when you get legal funding?

Lawsuit funding, also known as ‘lawsuit loans’ (even though it is not considered a loan at all) is an increasingly popular form of micro finance that allows victims of personal injury accidents to access a small part of their future settlement. Typical legal funding for consumers starts at rates around 50-75% per year on average, with some companies charging much more, and some, less.... ❯❯❯

How Much Do Law Firm Partners Make?

According to data from PayScale, the average base salary for a law firm partner is around $187,994 per year as of 2021. However, this salary can vary greatly based on experience, seniority, and location. The Job Duties of a Law Firm Partner Law firm partners act as joint owners of a law firm and work to keep it operational. A law firm partner's duties include managing budgets and relationships... ❯❯❯

The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Criminal Defense Attorney

Facing serious criminal charges is incredibly stressful for many reasons. Most obviously, depending on the nature of the allegations and your prior record, spending time in jail may be a genuine possibility. For many, the financial burden of hiring a criminal defense attorney only adds to the stress. Those charged with a crime have two or three options, depending on their income. You can... ❯❯❯

How to Find a Good Bankruptcy Attorney

If you’re in need of debt relief, you’ve probably toyed with the idea of reaching out to a bankruptcy attorney to help with your predicament. Getting a fresh start because of going broke will be one of the main reasons for wanting to seek the services of a bankruptcy attorney. It is possible that hiring an attorney will not be the solution for your current financial woes. In this post,... ❯❯❯

5 of the Worst Things Insurance Companies Do

Everyone needs insurance. If you drive, you need car insurance. You might require less or more, depending on your state’s laws. If you own a home, you require homeowner’s insurance, while if you’re a business owner, you need various insurance types for that. You might want life insurance as well. You can look at insurance as a necessary evil because the more you deal with... ❯❯❯

When You Should and Should Not Hire a Car Accident Attorney

After a car accident, physical pain is usually accompanied by plenty of stress. While it may seem counterintuitive, hiring a lawyer can reduce your car accident stress. A lawyer has the potential to increase your car accident settlement while relieving you of stressful insurance negotiations and paperwork. Here, we discuss when you should and should not hire a car accident attorney.  When... ❯❯❯

When Do You Need a Lawyer After a Car Accident?

There are certain situations when you might be in a car accident, and it can be fairly apparent you need a lawyer. For example, if you’re in an accident with a large truck and there’s a lot of damage or someone is hurt, it’s probably a good idea to consult with a lawyer. There are other scenarios where it’s less obvious whether or not you should hire a lawyer. The... ❯❯❯

4 of the Most Frequent Personal Injury Claim Lawsuits

There are all kinds of attorneys. Once you pass the bar, the next step is to figure out your priorities. You might decide to become a corporate lawyer if you want to make money, or you might become an environmental lawyer if you care about the planet’s future. As you try to plot your career path, you might decide personal injury law makes the most sense for you. You can make some good... ❯❯❯