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Hello, my name is Priscilla Patton and if you're interested in learning about living trusts you can find many articles of interest in this blog. When my parents told me they were going to speak to an attorney about a living trust, I didn't know exactly what they were talking about. I decided to do some research to find out about living trusts and why they're beneficial. After doing thorough research, I knew all about living trusts and I was glad that my parents had decided to speak to an attorney about this important legal document. If you need to learn more information about living trusts, please read my blog.

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The Inheritance Tax: Will Your Heirs Have To Worry About It?

3 February 2019
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Law, Blog

When it comes time to think about bequeathing property and assets to your heirs, you might be worried about one thing in particular: the inheritance tax. The sheer sound of such a tax sends people reeling in fear about leaving anything to their spouses and children. However, in about ninety-five percent of all cases, the inheritance tax cannot and will not be applied. If you are still concerned about the inheritance tax, here are a few things you should know.
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Bankruptcy And Court Judgments: What To Know

24 December 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

When you are unable to pay your bills, creditors have ways to (try to) make you pay. One way to deal with a worsening financial situation is to declare bankruptcy. In some cases, a chapter 7 bankruptcy filing might eliminate or reduce the negative effects of some creditor actions. When collection techniques by the creditor are unsuccessful, the creditor may take court action. Read on to learn more about how bankruptcy affects lawsuits and court judgments.
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Protection Orders And Divorce: Three Things To Know

13 November 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

A protection order, also known as a restraining order, is a civil or criminal order that is issued to protect a petitioner from harassment or violence from the defendant. When the petitioner and defendant are going through a divorce, this can have a significant impact on the proceedings. Below are three things you should know if you're the defendant being named in a protection order while simultaneously divorcing the petitioner.
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Mistakes To Avoid When Hiring A Criminal Defense Attorney

3 October 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

After being charged with a crime, you're likely to feel anxious, upset, and stressed. Being charged with a crime is something to take very seriously, and if you are ever in this position, it is important to hire a criminal defense attorney to represent you in court. It is never in your best interest to represent yourself in court for a criminal case, especially if your charges are serious. But at the same time, not all criminal defense attorneys are equal, so you need to know how to hire the right one who can do the best job.
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Steps For Being Able To Have A Friend Pick Up Your Car After A DUI

30 August 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

When you're stopped for driving erratically and the office who detains you charges you with driving under the influence of alcohol following some testing, one question that you'll face is what will happen to your vehicle. The police have the option of impounding it or allowing you to release it to a friend or family member. If the police impound the vehicle, you'll have to pay a fee to get it back, and beyond being an expense, this is also a hassle.
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The Benefits Of A Living Trust

Hello, my name is Priscilla Patton and if you're interested in learning about living trusts you can find many articles of interest in this blog. When my parents told me they were going to speak to an attorney about a living trust, I didn't know exactly what they were talking about. I decided to do some research to find out about living trusts and why they're beneficial. After doing thorough research, I knew all about living trusts and I was glad that my parents had decided to speak to an attorney about this important legal document. If you need to learn more information about living trusts, please read my blog.

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