Someone Says the Estate You’re Dealing with Owes Them Money—Now What?

Money matters will dominate your life when you're serving as the executor for someone who has recently passed away. Long before you begin to distribute money to the estate's heirs, you'll need to cover the funeral costs with the deceased person's money, pay any outstanding bills, transfer funds, close bank accounts, and many other financial tasks. One financial issue that you might encounter is hearing from someone whom you may or may not know that the deceased person owed him or her money. Read More 

Summer Fun Can End With An Accident: How An Attorney Can Help When You’re Hit By A Semi

If your summer ended with you being involved in a car versus semi accident, you're going to need legal representation. Accidents involving semis aren't something that should be handled without an accident attorney--specifically, a trucking accident attorney who's experienced in handling these types of accidents. An accident attorney can help you sort through the confusion so that you can receive the compensation you're entitled to. Take a look at a few of the ways an accident attorney can benefit you following a truck accident. Read More 

4 Mistakes To Avoid When You Get Into Your First Car Accident

Hopefully, you'll never be in a situation where you get into a car accident. Unfortunately, many people will be involved in at least one auto accident at some point in their lives, which is why it's so important to be as prepared as possible. There are a lot of mistakes you can make in the moments and days following your first car accident, so by making yourself aware of a few of the most common and avoiding them yourself, you can work towards a better outcome. Read More 

A Bit Of Info For How Child Support Is Determined

If you have children and are not living with the other parent, you will most likely have to pay child support. Even if the other parent says you do not have to pay, if you go to court for any reason that involves the children, such as a legal separation, custody, or divorce, the court will tell you both that the money is the children's', not the parent's. While this may allow for a lesser sum to be paid, it will not wipe it completely. Read More 

3 Ways To Recover After A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

If you just went through a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, your credit score is not going to magically increase and get better. In order for your credit score to get better, you are going to need to take steps to move forward in your financial life. Pay Your Bills The first thing you need to do is make sure that you pay your bills on time. If paying your bills on time was part of your downfall before, set it up so that you put all of your bills on auto pay. Read More