If you're an independent contractor or otherwise self-employed individual who is required to pay estimated taxes, you may find it difficult to come up with the required 15.3 percent (plus your federal tax rate) every three months. This financial crunch can be compounded if you find yourself dealing with hefty medical bills or other expenses that eat away at your monthly income. Unfortunately, once you find yourself falling behind on taxes, penalties and interest on the unpaid balance can add up quickly. [Read More]
Your Will Has To Go Through Probate
Before you die, you should make a will so that your family and friends know exactly how you want your money and possessions disbursed after your death. Part of the process should be appointing an executor who will make sure that everything is taken care of the way that you want and that the will is handled appropriately. One of the steps that your executor will have to oversee is probate. [Read More]
Divorcing Someone With A Personality Disorder? Behaviors You And Your Divorce Lawyer Can Expect And How To Handle Them
When you finally decide that you cannot remain married to someone who has an uncontrolled personality disorder, you need to find a divorce lawyer who understands your situation. Both you and your divorce lawyer can expect some of the following behaviors from your ex when your ex has been diagnosed with a personality disorder and is not taking care of him- or herself. The right lawyer can help you weather this storm with some legal actions that can be very effective when dealing with these disorders during a divorce. [Read More]
Can Vocational Rehabilitation Place Your Workers' Comp At Risk?
One often overlooked benefit of workers' compensation is vocational rehabilitation. If you are unable to return to your previous position, your employer's insurance company is charged with providing you with a counselor and rehabilitation so that you can get the training needed to become employed again. Unfortunately, issues with vocational rehabilitation could lead to a loss of benefits altogether. To avoid this, here is what you need to know. What Does Vocational Rehabilitation Cover? [Read More]