Struggling With Past-Due Tax Debt As A Self -Employed Person? Can Bankruptcy Help?

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.

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. 

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.

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?

Factors That Affect Bicycle Personal Injury Claims In Montana

If you were riding a bike in the state of Montana, and were involved in an accident with a motorist, you may be able to pursue a personal injury claim against the motorist involved. Here are a few things you need to know before going forward with a personal injury lawsuit that was the result of a bicycling accident. You May Pursue Compensation Through The Motorist's Insurance If you were hit by a motorist while riding your bicycle, you may pursue compensation through the motorist's insurance company.

Don't Let Restricted Access Limit Your Involvement In Your Child's Life

Family courts sometimes feel the need to restrict a divorced parent's access to their children. This may happen, for example, if you have issues, such as drug addiction or anger management, which endanger the child's wellbeing. However, this doesn't mean you should shirk your parental responsibilities. Here are four ways you can still be in your child's life: Maximize the Use of the Limited Time As long as the court hasn't terminated your parental rights, you will have some (limited) access to the children.

What You Must Tell Your Tenant

As a landlord, you are required to disclose information that will let the tenant know whether there is anything particularly dangerous about your property and which will also help your tenant determine whether he or she would like to move into your apartment. Make sure that the legal forms and the lease agreement that you provide the tenant is looked over by a real estate attorney. Do not simply use a template you discovered somewhere because templates are not tailored to the laws of your particular state.

FAQs About Adoption Scams

An adoption is a wonderful way to place children with families who will love them. Unfortunately, some people attempt to take advantage of prospective families and use them to obtain gifts and money. If you are considering adoption, here is what you need to know to avoid being scammed. What Is an Adoption Scam? An adoption scam occurs when an individual places a child for adoption and uses the process to garner gifts and money from the prospective parents.

The Short Sale: The Importance Of Having A Real Estate Attorney On Your Side

If you are purchasing a home that is available under a short sale, the process for buying your home can get complicated fast. A house that has been approved for a short sale means that the owners owe more for the home than what the home is currently valued at. Although the owners may have accepted your offer, the lender for the sellers has to approve the purchase price as part of the short sale process.