What Happens To Your Inheritance In Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Knowing how to manage debt is an important part of financial recovery. The Chapter 13 bankruptcy process offers debtors a way to repay part or even all of their debts over a short period of time using their regular income. If you've recently received or are expecting to receive an inheritance, you'll want to know how the Chapter 13 bankruptcy process will affect the status of your sudden windfall. You May Get to Keep Your Inheritance, In Some Cases Read More 

Common Mistakes in Choosing a Guardian for Your Children

As a parent, the last thing you want to think about is what your minor children will do without you in the event of your death. While most people expect their children to outlive them, the thought of dying when the kids are still dependent on you can be heartbreaking and overwhelming. It is important, however, to give this some thought, however unlikely it may be that you do not survive to see them grow into adulthood. Read More 

What Does It Take To Prove Emotional Distress?

If you suffered a particularly traumatic event as part of your personal injury, you may be able to request damages for emotional distress. To qualify, however, you must first prove that the emotional distress you experienced was traumatic enough to merit compensation. Proving emotional distress in a personal injury case can be difficult, which is why it's important to keep the following in mind as you and your attorney develop your claim. Read More 

Personal Injury Claims On Public Transportation: 4 Things That Could Jeopardize Your Claim

Millions of Americans use public transportation in the United States every day. When you board a plane, a train or a bus, you don't necessarily consider the risk of an injury, but accidents are more common than you may think. For example, the fatality rate per billion passenger-miles for buses is 65 percent higher than aviation. However, if you suffer an accident on public transportation, you may not find it as easy to claim compensation as you would expect. Read More 

Premarital Agreements–What You Need To Consider When You Develop Yours

If you and your significant other are thinking about tying the knot, you're probably in a pretty happy frame of mind. One of the last things you want to think about during this time is what could happen if your marriage doesn't work out. Also, unless you have a significant bank account or some highly valuable assets to protect, it's likely that you wouldn't think about protecting yourself from divorce in a legal sense. Read More