Preparing for Your Disability Hearing: What You Need to Know

When an initial disability application is denied, this doesn't have to serve as the end of the road. For applicants who are faced with this initial decision, the administration will sometimes afford them the opportunity to have their case heard in front of a judge in what is known as a disability hearing. For the applicant, this process can be highly stressful because the information presented will typically determine the outcome of the case. [Read More]

3 Estate Planning Moves That Override A Will

Using a last will and testament for estate planning can address many issues—but sometimes at the expense of privacy and expeditiousness. While wills do have their uses, you can use these three methods to ensure that your estate property passes quickly to your beneficiaries. No matter when the will was written, and even if specific mention of a given estate asset is addressed in the will, these three moves will automatically override the will. [Read More]

Were You a Pedestrian Injured By a Bicyclist? Get Answers to the Questions You Have

If you were a pedestrian who was hit by a bicyclist and injured, you may be able to file a personal-injury claim to recover money for your medical expenses. However, if you have never been in this situation before, you may have many questions. Getting answers to these questions will help you to better understand what to expect if you find yourself in this situation. Is the Bicyclist Automatically at Fault if They Hit a Pedestrian? [Read More]

Faqs About Living Trusts

For many, creating a living trust is part of their estate planning. A living trust provides many benefits, but there are some drawbacks. If you are thinking of including a trust as part of your estate planning, here is what you need to know.  Why Do You Need a Living Trust? Although there are several benefits to a living trust, one of the advantages of having one is that you can help your estate avoid probate. [Read More]