Do you have a loved one who recently passed away? Are you the executor on the estate? If so, you may find it helpful to hire a probate lawyer to guide the estate through the probate process. A lawyer can help you with some of the more complicated aspects of probate and can take care of administrative duties that you may not have time for. However, there may be some situations in which an attorney isn't necessary. [Read More]
Student Loans And Bankruptcy: What You Need To Know
Although your student loan debt continues to pile up, you may not be forgiven of the debt in a bankruptcy case. Student loans and bankruptcy do not go hand-in-hand, but it is not impossible to ease your burden. Learn more about what happens to your student loans during bankruptcy. Can a Student Loan Be Forgiven in Bankruptcy? Student loans can be forgiven under bankruptcy law, but you must be able to prove financial hardship for the loan to be forgiven. [Read More]
Avoid Foreclosure With A Short Sale Or Deed
You may be having trouble paying your mortgage on time and are looking at foreclosure. To avoid it, you have a limited number of options. Selling your home through a short sale is one of your best options. Here is information about selling your home in order to avoid getting the foreclosure on your record. How does a short sale work? When you sell the house as a short sale, you have permission from the mortgage loan lender to sell the house for less than what you currently owe for the loan. [Read More]
Should You Settle Your Personal Injury Claim, Or Go To Court?
If you've received an offer that will allow you to settle your personal injury suit, you may find yourself struggling to decide whether to take the offer or head into court. Your injury attorney can offer his or her opinion on the issue, but you ultimately have to make the final decision. There are specific things that you should consider. The Risk Factor When you accept a settlement, there is no more question about whether or not you will win your case. [Read More]