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3 Things Every Young Parent Should Know About Making A Will

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It’s easy to think of wills as something that your parents or your grandparents need, not something that you need as a 20-something new parent. But the truth is that if you have a spouse or dependents, you need a legal plan in place for their future, no matter what age you are. Things like sudden illnesses and tragic accidents can happen even to young, healthy people, and when they do, the government ends up making important choices for those who don’t have a will in place. Those choices include deciding who will care for your...

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Exposing Myths About Common Law Separations

Posted by on Nov 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It is a fact of modern life that many people are choosing to not get married, and this is resulting in an increase in the number of common law relationships. Unfortunately, many of these relationships will come to an end, and this can lead to painful separations. Not surprisingly, there are many misconceptions about common law separations, and dispelling two of them will help you make informed decisions for your situation.  Myth: Children Always Go To The Mother At The End A Common Law Relationship If your relationship produced children,...

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How Do You File For Bankruptcy?

Posted by on Nov 3, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When it comes to debt, there are several tools you can use to help alleviate your debt. One of those things is bankruptcy. Bankruptcy shouldn’t necessarily be your first choice, but when used properly, you can use it to get out of debt and get a fresh start.   What Is Bankruptcy?  Bankruptcy is a legal process in which your debt is reorganized. In some cases, it may be completely wiped out. In other cases, you will have reorganized debt. That means that you are still paying part of your debt, but your creditors have...

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2 Reasons To Hire An Estate Lawyer

Posted by on Nov 3, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

An estate lawyer is extremely useful when it comes to helping you plan how your property will be dealt with once you pass on. Two reasons to hire an estate lawyer are to deal with disputes and asset distribution. Disputes One of the more important tasks that your estate lawyer will handle after you are gone is to settle any disputes between your beneficiaries. It is not uncommon for the family members of a deceased person to dispute the terms of a will simply because they are not happy about what they did or did not receive, or because they...

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Tips For Finding A Great Criminal Defense Lawyer In The Langley Area

Posted by on Nov 3, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you need a criminal defense lawyer, you want to make sure you choose the best one for your needs. Use these tips to help you find the best criminal defense lawyer Langley and its surrounding areas has to offer, so you have the best chance at finding justice for yourself. Choose a lawyer that has few clients at a time A lawyer that has a low-volume practice is usually more likely to give you the attention and personal care that you need than one who has multiple clients at a time. If you have a highly detailed or complicated case, a...

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Road Rage And Road Rash: When Hot Tempers Cause Uncool Injury

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You cannot prepare for every unpleasant event on the road today. One of the most unpredictable factors about riding a bicycle or motorcycle is that motorists with road rage could hit you and send you scattering across the asphalt. On a motorcycle, you at least have some protection through your insurance company, but on a bicycle there is no such protection. In the event that someone else’s uncontrolled road rage turns into your road rash* and other injuries, here is what you should do. *Road rash is the phrase used to describe the...

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3 Things You Should Do After Getting Into A Car Accident

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you’ve been in a car accident, you can be frightened and confused about what to do. Here are three things you should do immediately after getting into a wreck, so you can protect yourself. Get Your Insurance Company Involved Many people believe you don’t have to contact your insurance company if you were not at fault when an accident occurs, but you should notify your insurance provider immediately if you get in a wreck. This is especially true if your accident involves another vehicle, you need to be towed, you’ve been...

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8 Tips For A Good Deposition

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You could possibly end up facing a deposition if you plan to file a lawsuit to receive compensation from a car accident in which you were involved. Information that you provide in the deposition could make or break your case. Here are eight tips for successfully getting through a deposition without damaging your case.  Attend with a car accident attorney. You have the right to have an attorney by your side during the deposition. During the deposition, the attorney can object to a certain line of question and make sure the questioning...

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4 Instances When You Mgiht Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

Posted by on Oct 9, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

There are times when it is worth hiring the services of a personal injury lawyer. It may be the severity of your injuries that causes the compensation to vary greatly or may not be familiar with the legal parameters that are complex and are involved in your claim. You might need their assistance simply because your insurance company has refused to settle a matter in good faith. Below are few instances where you may require the assistance of a lawyer. Permanently Disabling Injuries An accident could rob you of your ability to work and provide...

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Three Reasons Why Vehicle Registration Is So Important

Posted by on Oct 1, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Vehicle registration is an important part of being a responsible motorist.  Registering your vehicle designates ownership, which helps to protect you against the threat of someone else claiming your car.  In addition, virtually every Canadian province mandates that any vehicle that will be traversing the roads must be registered.  While you may view vehicle registration as an unnecessary expense, learning more about the benefits of registration can help you look at the entire process in a new light. Registered Vehicles Keep...

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