Krin Shaw

Do You Need A Legal Separation To Get Divorced?

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Divorce proceedings often begin with a legal separation. This isn’t usually a required step, but it can help provide multiple benefits both in divorce and possibly in avoiding divorce. Here’s what you should know about a legal separation. What Does a Legal Separation Do? A legal separation prior to divorce proceedings is basically the equivalent of a mini divorce. Divorcing couples can use it in two ways: First, you may not be entirely sure that you want to divorce.…

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Which SSA Program Should You Choose?

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If you need monetary help because you can no longer work at your job or you are disabled, you may be puzzled by the choices. The Social Security Administration (SSA) provides disabled people with benefits from at least two different programs. Find out whether the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income program is right for you. Your Work History In a lot of ways, your work history will define which of the two above programs is right for you.…

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Child Custody 101: Reasons For Terminating Custody

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Negotiating a divorce is difficult enough by itself, but when you factor in child custody issues, it can be downright stressful. Many people have spent years hearing that the courts prioritize equal access to both parents when determining child custody, but there are some situations where you can fight for sole custody both during the initial custody hearings and even after the fact in a modification hearing. Here’s a look at some of the situations you should discuss with your child custody lawyer.…

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You May Deserve A Settlement From Your Radiologist For Medical Malpractice

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Radiologists have been given more duties over the years. However, by receiving these duties, radiologists have also been held more responsible for injuries that occur. This is especially true when a radiologist makes a diagnosis error. If you suffer damages as a result of a diagnosis error, a personal injury attorney can assist you in pursuing compensation for your injuries. Missing a Diagnosis When a radiologist misses a diagnosis, you may not receive the medical care that you need.…

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Need To Draft A Will? Here Is Why You Should Involve A Lawyer

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Writing a will is vital for most people, as it ensures that their estate is distributed to the selected beneficiaries. This way, heirs get to live a more comfortable life and have peace of mind. You’ll also enjoy your last days because you know your loved ones will be at peace once you pass on. Since writing a will is essential, it’s important to involve a wills lawyer. This lawyer will offer the guidance you need so you can avoid making common blunders that others have made before.…

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How A Lawyer Or Nonprofit Service Can Help You Get Started The Right Way

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Are you looking to start a nonprofit organization in order to help others or to advocate for a specific cause? Whatever the reason you are going down this path, you likely already know by now that a nonprofit organization is not set up quite the same way as your typical business. There’s going to be a lot of paperwork and other considerations you’ll have to tackle at the start if you want to get set up correctly and hit the ground running with your new company.…

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Why The Trustee Might Be Mishandling The Trust

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Trustees are sometimes not trained enough to prepare themselves for the task of being trustees. There is also sometimes a lack of transparency. In extreme cases, this can lead to trust litigation. To avoid these issues and to make sure that your interests are represented when an issue involving a trust blows up, you will need to speak with a trust attorney.  The Fiduciary Duty of the Trustee A trustee has the responsibility to act on behalf of the beneficiary of the trust.…

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Three Myths To Be Aware Of Regarding Social Security Disability

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When you are unable to continue working and earn money to keep your household going, social security disability benefits can help fill that gap that you are missing. Some people may be uncertain as to whether they have a disability that qualifies them for benefits, which can make things feel a bit intimidating. The same is true even for those who feel more certain about their disability. There is a lot of paperwork involved, in addition to medical exams and the possibility of being denied for benefits.…

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Can You Get Compensated For Vaccine Injuries?

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There has been much debate around vaccines lately due to the COVID-19 pandemic, even as they continue to protect people from diseases like the flu, mumps, tuberculosis, and yellow fever. Vaccines in the U.S. are safe, but they can cause mild to severe effects just like any other medical intervention. Hundreds of people file vaccine injury claims annually through the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP), mostly related to flu shots.…

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Why Hiring A Car Accident Lawyer Can't Wait

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When you are in a car accident, your first step is to get medical treatment. But what after that? You may not have any idea what to do. You may feel unsure what steps you should take in the future. One thing you should always do? Hire a car accident lawyer. These are a few reasons why you should consider hiring an attorney now rather than later. You Are Facing a Legal Deadline…

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