Jar Roberts

  • Why You Should Consider Visiting An Elder Law Attorney

    Whether you are a twenty-something year old individual who is fresh out of college, or a more seasoned person in the twilight years of your life, visiting an elder law attorney, such as Snow James M, may prove to be highly beneficial for you.  Elder law attorneys work with clients to help them plan their estate and final wishes.  They consult with clients and make them aware of their rights so that they will receive all of the benefits that they are entitled to.
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  • Protecting Yourself Against A Medical Lien

    The average person has no idea what a medical lien is until they've been slapped with one. For many, their first encounter with this type of legal matter is after they have received medical treatment for injuries related to a personal injury case. Medical liens are a process that aims to ensure any party that paid for your treatment is repaid, once you have received compensation in your case. Provider and Hospital and Government liens are the most common.
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  • After The Courtroom Settlement: Do You Need To Pay Taxes On Your Compensations?

    It's great news when you receive a settlement from a judge in your personal injury case, as you've likely been through a long process to get to that point. After the stress of the courtroom proceedings ends, many individuals start to ask themselves new questions regarding the money won in the settlement that they hadn't considered before: "Is the settlement money I've been awarded taxable?" "If awarded punitive damages, should I be paying taxes on that sum?
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  • Considerations To Make When Selecting Care For A Special Needs Child

    If you have an adult child with special needs, your estate planning takes on a whole new meaning. In addition to determining what happens with your estate when you die, but you also have to plan for the care of your child. One major part of that is deciding whether or not to setup a guardianship for your child or exercise another option for his or her care.  Guardianship A popular choice for parents of special needs children is to select a caretaker and name him or her the guardian.
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  • Preparing For Your Child Custody Hearing And Recovering Lost Visitation Rights

    If you're struggling to regain visitation rights that were lost during or following your divorce proceedings, there are certain steps you need to take to improve your chances during a custody hearing. Documented proof, a presentable appearance, and sticking to the facts are a good start, but in most cases you'll need more. If you're hoping to change an existing custody agreement, you need to know what to bring, how to prepare, and just what kind of effort you'll need to expend to make it possible.
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  • Five Things You Need To Know About Choosing Expert Witnesses For A Personal Injury Case

    If you are trying to get compensation for an injury caused by another party's negligence, you may need an expert witness to speak at your trial. An expert witness helps you to get the compensation you deserve by showing the court how serious your injuries are and explaining how long your recovery will take. However, not every expert witness is the same. Here are five points to keep in mind to ensure that you get the most effective expert witness for your case:
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  • How To Know If You Are Ready To File For Bankruptcy

    Just because you have been struggling financially, does not mean that you automatically have to run to the bankruptcy attorney to file for bankruptcy. However, it is important to know when it is time to file for bankruptcy. The last thing you would want to do is to put the issue off longer than needed. So, take a moment and review the following key points that should tell you whether it is truly time to file for bankruptcy with the courts.
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  • Mistakes That Are Made When Divorcing

    Getting a divorce is an extremely drawn out, emotional process for all of the parties involved. An abundance of emotions will overtake you as you are going through the divorce process. Most people divorcing will put their efforts into what money they can obtain by splitting and what will become of children that are a product of the marriage. If you go through the divorcing steps without thinking rationally, you may make mistakes along the way that can hurt you later.
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