Jar Roberts

  • Preparing For Divorce

    One of the most important parts of going through a divorce is preparing yourself in advance. While finding the right attorney is important, so is making arrangements for the rest of your life while the divorce proceedings take place. Every state is a little different, so it's important that you know what to look for from your attorney, and what to do with yourself once you've made your intentions clear to your spouse:
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  • Tips For Proving Soft Tissue Injuries

    Soft injuries are those that involve muscles, ligaments, and tendons, but not bones. If you are processing a personal injury claim, and most of your injuries are "soft," then you should expect hard negotiation from the insurance company. This is because insurers are of the erroneous view that only injuries to the bone and critical organs of the body (such as lungs, heart and brain) are serious enough to warrant substantial awards.
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  • Applying For Social Security Disability Benefits: 3 Facts You Should Know

    Whether you have been disabled since birth or have recently become disabled due to a serious injury or medical condition, you may be able to get the financial assistance that you require by filing for social security benefits. However, before you rush down to the local Social Security Administration, there are a few facts that you should know. You Cannot Collect SSD Benefits With No Work History Social security disability (SSD) benefits are designed to help disabled workers meet their financial obligations in the event that they are no longer about to work.
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  • Correcting The Top Three Assumptions Workers Comp Attorneys Hear From Injured Employees

    Let's face it: Workers compensation is a tangled web of state-specific rules and regulations, and if you're seriously considering filing a claim, you'll want to speak with an experienced attorney before moving forward. But in the meantime, it doesn't hurt to learn the basics. Understanding the common misconceptions about the law below – all the usual suspects attorneys hear from first-time clients – can help you get the most out of your initial consultation.
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  • 3 Things You Need To Know About Working With An Attorney

    Many people need to use the services of a lawyer. If you are working with an attorney for the first time you might be wondering what you should and shouldn't do. Here are 3 things that you need to know about working with an attorney. 1. Time Is Money, So Keep Communication On Point Most lawyers bill by the hour. This means that if you waste their time, you might have to pay for it.
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  • Surviving Divorce During The Holidays

    Divorce can be very painful and difficult, and even more so around the holidays. If you're going through a divorce during the holidays, these tips will help you through this emotional time. Find New Ways to Manage Stress Now more than ever you need a few healthy, solid methods for handling stress. A few tried and true ways include: Exercise Meditation Yoga Massage therapy Acupuncture Set aside time each day for your own stress management.
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  • 3 Costly Mistakes When Facing DUI Charges

    Even though you might have gotten the promotion you have been working on for years, or reached some other goal you've been working on, that doesn't mean you should go out and do something stupid that will get you in trouble with the law. Sure, you might want to go out and have a few drinks to commemorate the occasion, but you shouldn't get behind the wheel of the car. In doing so, you are opening yourself up to some serious criminal charges.
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  • 3 Things You Need To Know About Filing An I-601A Waiver

    Illegal immigration is a hot button topic these days in the U.S. While the country is seen as a land of opportunity for many, that opportunity can be cut short if the immigrant doesn't come to the U.S. through proper channels. One way to go from being illegal to having a legal presence in the U.S. is to file an I-601A waiver with the Office for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
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  • Diet Pills And Tort Law: What You Need To Know

    Have you suffered negative health effects as a result of taking diet pills? Have you lost a large sum of money because of medical bills and lost wages? If so, you may be entitled to compensation for your situation. If the manufacturer of the diet pill is found to have acted negligently, they should be held responsible. This article will discuss the harmful effects of diet pills and what the law has to say about companies that manufacture them.
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  • 3 Important Steps To Take When Dealing With Debt

    Finding yourself in a financial hole is not something you want to experience. It happens, though, and in order to deal with this situation, these steps can be done. Manage Your Finances The very first thing you should do when facing debt is to manage your finances. Take a look at your assets, and see what you can sell for some quick cash. This may mean trading in your vehicle for a less expensive model or selling clothes you don't really need.
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