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How Estate Planning Will Help You While You Are Alive

Most people use estate planning to plan what will happen to their estates if they die, which is a good way of taking care of your loved ones. However, estate planning benefits aren't restricted to your post-demise period. Besides the peace of mind it gives you, there are other benefits you will realize while you are still alive. Here are three examples of such benefits: Maintaining Control of Your Business

FAQs About Real Estate License Denials

A real estate license application can be denied for a variety of reasons, including a criminal conviction in the past. A denial does not necessarily mean that you will never get your license. It is possible that you can successfully appeal the decision and be granted your license. However, you want to ensure that you do everything possible when you initially submit the application to avoid the denial. If you are submitting an application soon, here is what you need to know.

Uncover The Truth: How To Tell If Someone Is Being Unfaithful

If you have a feeling that your partner is being unfaithful, express your concerns and ask. If you feel that they are being less-than honest with you, it may fall to you to uncover the truth. Relationships that lack trust and honesty are doomed to fail, so it is better to find out sooner rather than later. Some signs that should make you suspicious of infidelity include the following. A lack of interest in sex.

Are You A Motorcycle Owner? Here Are Safety Tips You Need To Know

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 4,957 motorcycle deaths in the United States in 2012, which is an increase from 2011, when there were 4,630 deaths. As for motorcycle injuries, there were 93,000 in 2012 and 81,000 in 2011. Motorcycles are no doubt a blast to ride and are also fuel-efficient, but there are also more risks involved than operating a car. If you are motorcycle owner, there are some safety tips you need to know in order to stay safe while riding the open road.

8 Ways To Survive Divorce Court

If you are divorcing, being able to get along well enough with your spouse to work out at least some issues ahead of time is ideal. Divorce, however, is seldom that simple and the issue that surrounds divorce, including child custody, support and visitation, property and debt division and more, are often contentious and emotionally-charged. When divorce court becomes inevitable, you can take action to help ensure that the process goes as smoothly as possible.

Barn Injuries And Workers' Compensation Claims

Working with horses can be exciting, but it can also be dangerous at times. Injuries are common around the barn, so understanding the process for filing a workers' compensation claim is essential when you work in the equine industry. Here are three tips you can use to ensure your horse-related work injuries don't cause you undue financial strain in the future. 1. Make sure that you file your claim as quickly as possible once an injury is sustained.

3 Steps To Take If Your Spouse Is Arrested

Receiving a phone call from a local jail can be an alarming event-- most people don't expect their spouse to be charged with a crime, arrested, and taken to jail. But if you find yourself in that situation, it is important to react appropriately in order to minimize the consequences of your spouse's actions. Take the following steps after learning that your spouse has been arrested: Keep the Phone Call Brief

Self-Employed? Learn About Special Bankruptcy Exemptions For Tools Of The Trade

If you're in business for yourself, you may be scared of bankruptcy because you're afraid that you'll be forced to liquidate the very tools of your trade. If you're a plumber, for example, you may need that electric wad cutter to stay in business. If you're a carpenter, you won't be very competitive if you're deprived of your circular saw and your power drills. Fortunately, the bankruptcy courts take this into consideration.

Domestic Abuse & Child Custody: 3 Answers To Your Most Pressing Questions

Divorce and custody cases are hard enough, but add a history of domestic violence and the situation gets a lot more complicated. Below are answers to three common questions you might have for your family law attorney that pertain to domestic abuse and child custody. 1. If My Ex Abused Me, Does That Mean I Can Get Full Custody? Unfortunately, allegations of abuse aren't enough to keep your ex from gaining custody.

3 Things Every New Parent Should Do

Becoming a parent for the first time is often one of the most amazing events in a person's life. There are few things that can compare to welcoming a child into the family and feeling the unconditional love that a parent has for a child. But becoming a parent also comes with immense responsibility. In addition to the emotional and day-to-day financial aspects, it is also important for new parents to create a plan in the event that they die before their child reaches adulthood.