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There's A Good Chance Your Ex-Spouse Is Hiding Income In The Gig Economy

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It’s always been a challenge getting non-custodial parents to pay their portion of child support. In 2013, parents owed approximately $32.9 billion of support, but only 68.5 percent of custodial parents received their payments. However, the burgeoning gig economy is making it even more difficult for custodial parents to get what’s due because it’s much easier for non-custodial payments to hide this money. Here’s more information about this issue and what you can do to make your ex-spouse pay.…

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What To Do If You're A Cyclist Who Has Been Hit By A Car

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Getting in any kind of car accident can cause serious injuries, but bicycle and auto accidents can be especially damaging. Because the rider is so exposed and so much smaller than the other vehicle, even a collision at low speed can cause lasting and severe injuries. If you’re a cyclist who has been in a car accident, here is a list of the first things you should do after the accident is over, even if you feel fine immediately after.…

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What If Your Spouse Is Hiding Income To Avoid Paying Alimony?

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The income of your spouse is one of the main factors that a judge will consider when he or she is determining who much alimony you should receive. Unfortunately, some people attempt to lessen their obligation through unscrupulous means. If you are seeking alimony from your spouse and believe he or she is trying to avoid paying a fair amount, here is what you need to know. How Can Your Spouse Lessen His or Her Obligation?…

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3 Reasons Why You May Need A Workers Comp Lawyer To Help With Your Case

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If you are like a lot of people, you might not have thought about hiring a lawyer to assist you with your workers compensation case. Instead, you might be planning on handling everything yourself through your company’s human resources or other similar department. It’s not always necessary to seek legal assistance with these cases, but in many situations, it is a good idea. These are a few reasons why you might want to hire an attorney to help you with your case.…

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Know What You're Owed: Personal Injury Claims

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When you get injured in a car accident, you may only be focusing on recovering and getting your life back to normal again. You likely have a vague idea about getting money from the at fault driver’s insurance agency, but have no idea how much you could be entitled to receive. If you don’t know what you deserve, you are not likely to get it. Read on to learn more about what you are owed as a result of your injury.…

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A Different Kind Of Community

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Did you know that the state that you and your spouse reside in when you get divorced has a great deal to do with how your property is divided when you divorce? States follow one of two divorce law models: either community property or equitable distribution. Most states follow the equitable distribution model. The community property model, though practiced in only a small number of states, is radically different from equitable distribution.…

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A Checklist For Writing Your Will

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When you’re writing out your will, there are many things to have in mind before you put pen to paper. Here is a list of the items to collect or decide before writing your will.  What Are Your Debts? Create a list of all of your debts, the amounts that you owe, and the name of the creditor. This will help whoever is preparing your estate to speed up the process of closing out debts and distributing your assets as mentioned in your will.…

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3 Tips For A Successful Trademark Application

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In a world of repetition and copycats, setting yourself apart from the competitors is an important piece of the success puzzle. Business trademarking is how you help your organization stand out. From service marks, to symbols and even catchy slogans, a trademark keeps these key attributions of your business, all your own. Ensure your trademark application goes smoothly. Be Unique Want to receive an automatic denial? Present a trademark that isn’t unique.…

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It's Not Common Knowledge: What To Know About Common Law Marriage

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Many people believe that if a couple lives together for a certain length of time, they can say that they are “common law married”. This is a common misconception, however, since living together is just one of several requirements. To gain a better understanding of this legal relationship status, read on. Common law marriages must meet the requirements It should be noted that not all states legally recognize common law marriages, and the states that do recognize them require that the couple do some, or all, of the following, depending on the state.…

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Is Work Giving You Migraines? Will Workers' Comp Cover That?

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Migraines aren’t like ordinary headaches—they won’t go away with a couple of Advil and a glass of water. It’s estimated that 13% of U.S. adults have migraines and 2-3 million suffers have them as a chronic condition. All told, migraines rank as the 19th most common cause of disability according to the World Health Organization—but is it something that’s covered under workers’ comp? Are your migraines caused by your job?…

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