Why You Should Consider Visiting An Elder Law Attorney
19 November 2014
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.
Protecting Yourself Against A Medical Lien
17 November 2014
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.
After The Courtroom Settlement: Do You Need To Pay Taxes On Your Compensations?
14 November 2014
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?
Considerations To Make When Selecting Care For A Special Needs Child
13 November 2014
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.
A popular choice for parents of special needs children is to select a caretaker and name him or her the guardian.