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How is Pain & Suffering Calculated in New Mexico?

What Is Pain & Suffering? Pain and suffering is a type of non-economic damage that does have value. Non-economic damages are more difficult to quantify because they are not directly related to out-of-pocket expenses. However, they still have a monetary value, and you can calculate how much pain and suffering is worth in New Mexico.  Pain and suffering refers to physical and mental harm suffered... ❯❯❯

Understanding Executor Duties and Beneficiary Rights

Managing an estate can feel like navigating through a labyrinth in the dark - thrilling for some, but a daunting task for many. Executors and beneficiaries, the key players in this drama, are often thrust onto this stage without a script. Fear not! We’re pulling back the curtains to illuminate the roles, responsibilities, and rights involved. Let’s embark on this journey together, shall we? The... ❯❯❯

Charitable Remainder Trusts – Higher Tax Deduction While Interest Rates Are High

Charitable Remainder Trusts – Higher Tax Deduction While Interest Rates Are HighYou are lucky: All these capital gains! You have been lucky, perhaps you have invested in any number of high-flying stocks, but your portfolio is overly concentrated (not diversified). The price-earnings ratios are astronomical, and you worry “How long will this last. Is it time for profit-taking and diversifying firm-specific risk away?”. Well, given this scenario, you probably have a lot of... ❯❯❯

Understanding Wrongful Repossession: A Guide for Seeking Legal Help

Understanding Wrongful Repossession: A Guide for Seeking Legal HelpWhen an individual falls behind on their payments, lenders may have the right to repossess the property tied to the debt. However, there are strict legal procedures and regulations that govern the repossession process. Wrongful repossession occurs when a lender or a repossession agency takes possession of property without adhering to these legal requirements. Victims of wrongful repossession can... ❯❯❯

The Power of SEO & Why It's a Game-Changer for Law Firms

We live in an era where the first instinct is to Google everything, so your law firm's online presence is more crucial than ever. Gone are the days when referrals and yellow-page advertisements were enough to sustain a legal practice. Your potential clients are online searching for the best legal advice. But how do you ensure they find you among a sea of competitors? The answer lies in a powerful... ❯❯❯

How To Increase Social Security Disability Payments

When a medical condition prevents you from working and earning a living, financial assistance is available through the Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income programs. The amount you receive each month after you qualify for disability benefits may not be the maximum entitlement. Most people are not aware of the ways available to them to increase disability... ❯❯❯

On Your Side: How to Choose the Right Lawyer for Your Trucking Accident Claim

If you think of the size and weight of a truck, you can quickly tell how traumatic a trucking accident can be. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, trucks weigh 20-30 times more than passenger vehicles. Smaller cars can slide beneath, resulting in fatal consequences. Many ask what you should do when involved in a truck accident that was someone else’s fault. Like with other... ❯❯❯

Navigating Mortgage Applications Post-Divorce: How to Leverage Alimony and Child Support

Navigating the financial waters after a divorce can be a challenging feat, with many nuances to grasp. One prevalent assumption among many divorcees is the belief that alimony and child support payments automatically qualify as income when seeking to refinance an existing mortgage or secure a new one. But what if we told you that this isn’t always the case? Shocking, isn’t it? As it turns out,... ❯❯❯

Maybe It’s Time to Consider Mediation

Your dispute seems to be going nowhere as, understandably, neither party wants to bend the knee for the other and potentially lose more than they perceive they have to gain. “In times like this where neither party feels they are being understood or respected, and as a result are unwilling to reach some sort of settlement or agreement, perhaps it is best to begin considering mediation," says... ❯❯❯

How to Choose the Right Car Accident Lawyer in Philadelphia

Car accidents can be traumatic experiences, leaving individuals physically and emotionally shaken. In the aftermath, the importance of having a reliable car accident lawyer by your side cannot be overstated. Philadelphia, a bustling city with its fair share of traffic, demands a legal professional who understands the intricacies of local laws and has a proven track record of success. The... ❯❯❯

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