Do I Need To Pay Workers Compensation To Contractors?

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Independent contractors are not your employees and you are not required by the law to pay workers compensation to them. However, the answer to the question of whether you need to pay workers compensation to contractors is a tricky business. Classification For one, employers often misclassify some of their employees as contractors. Thus, if you are unsure whether you need to pay workers compensation to a worker, it is best to classify him or her first.

29 August 2017

Are You Looking To Obtain Spousal Support? Questions You Should Be Ready To Answer At A Hearing

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If you are in the process of getting a divorce and your husband has been the primary or only breadwinner in the family for some time, you may be looking to obtain spousal support. Spousal support allows you to continue to live the lifestyle you have become accustomed to while giving you time to obtain an education or the skills you need in order to earn a living on your own.

20 August 2017

Can You Prove Your Personal Injury Case After Being Hurt In A Truck Accident?

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As a trucker, you rely on your truck to make a living and provide for your family. Being hurt in an accident can limit your ability to do so, which is why you should be compensated for your pain and suffering if you weren't at fault. Wondering if you can prove your personal injury case? Consider these points to help make a determination: You Can Prove Truck or Bodily Damage

8 August 2017

Seven Ideas On Things You Can Use As Collateral To Get A Bail Bond

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If you've been arrested and you can't get out of jail until you post bail, you need to manage to come to an agreement regarding a bail bond as soon as possible to get back to your everyday responsibilities. Fortunately, there are many options out there for providing acceptable collateral to a bail bond agent so you can get out of jail immediately even if you can't post bail upfront. 

1 August 2017

Don't Be So Quick: Settlements And Workers' Comp

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Once you are injured on the job, you can expect to reap some great benefits from your employer's workers' comp plan. Medical bills? No problem. Stay home and recuperate? Go right ahead. In many cases, your time using these benefits is confined to a few weeks or so, and then you are back on the job and healthy. Unfortunately, not all injuries heal so well, and in some cases they never heal at all.

24 July 2017

Can You File A Personal Injury Suit After Your Child Is Injured In A Car Accident?

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If your child has been injured in a car accident that was the fault of another driver, then you have a right to file a personal injury case against that driver. Your child cannot file the suit themselves because they are a minor and the law requires that individuals be 18 or older to bring cases before the court. However, you can work with a personal injury attorney to file a case on their behalf and hopefully collect the damages they deserve.

18 July 2017

Three Tips For Trademarking Your Blog Name

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If you rely on a blog to stay connected with readers and generate income each month, then it's important you are taking the steps necessary to protect your intellectual property from being used without your permission. Registering your blog name with the United States Patent and Trademark Office allows you to prevent others from creating a blog or selling products utilizing the name you are attempting to establish. Here are three tips that you can use to help trademark your blog name in the future.

12 July 2017

Is It Legal To Sell Or Give Away Assets Before Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

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Through Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you will have the opportunity to get rid of debts you owe; however, you may also lose some assets in the process. To avoid losing your assets, you may wonder if it would be alright for you to sell or give them away before you file. After all, this would eliminate you losing the items, right? Before you do this, there are a few important things you should know about giving away or selling assets prior to bankruptcy.

13 April 2017

4 Reasons You Could Lose Custody Of Your Children

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If you are going through the process of divorce, the most common issue to resolve is child custody. Since the best arrangement is typically 50/50 custody, you want to be sure that this is something you can achieve. You want to be sure that you avoid certain mistakes that could cause you to lose custody of your child. Here are four reasons this could happen: Child Abduction: This issue is not always clear because many parents don't see how taking their own child could be labeled as child abduction.

10 April 2017

4 Tips For Protecting Your Children During A Divorce

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Getting a divorce is not easy for the spouses involved, but it can be really hard on children if both parents do not make an effort to make the transition as easy as possible. While you and your spouse may have made the decision to end your marriage, it is still very important to work together as much as possible to protect your children and minimize emotional and psychological side effects from the divorce.

4 April 2017