Archive for January, 2016

The Importance of Statutory History in a Court of Law

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Often when a judge reaches a verdict on a case, it may be coming from research done on other cases and how those were handled. Knowing statuatory history and legislative history is important for judges, attorneys, and other court personnel. Statuatory history is not only an important part in law school, but even after, as verdicts are decided upon in the courtroom. For some cases, courts may even turn to some research for clarity and interpretation on some statutes and regulations, both on the federal and state level. Some agencies or companies provide this type of documentation which allows you to have a better understanding of why a law was passed and how it came to be.
What Is Statuatory History? In short, this type of history is also called legislative history. It’s docume

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Estate Planning Tips for Younger People

Most American adults (more than 55%) do not have a will. This means that when they pass, their friends and family have to make guesses as to how they want their estate to be handled. That translates into 41% of American baby boomers and more than 70% of people under the age of 34. Granted, it is never pleasant to think about one’s own death but getting the correct estate planning documents together is a real gift to the friends and family you leave behind.

Estate Planning Tips for Young People. You are really never too young to start planning your estate. If you are an adult, you should have a plan. This is especially true if you have a family to support. Beyond the legalities involved, dealing with a loved one’s death is often really painful and difficult under the best circumstances. Making your family endure a lengthy probate and trust administration is not helpful to anyone.

You do not have to be wealthy to have a will. People sometimes think they have to have a huge estate to need a will, this is not true. If you only have a little money, you want that to go to care for the people who depend on you the most so it is critical you have a plan for them. If you have young children, this can make all the difference in the world.

Even if you are young, the unthinkable can happen. No one wants to talk about certain topics. Conversations about what should happen to you and your assets after you die is never going to be a fun discussion regardless of how old you are. Having the conversation and preparing all your estate planning documents will make it easier for the people who love you should something terrible happen.

It is not just about the money. Your digital self lives on after you die. Think about things like your Facebook profile. Seriously. Someone will need to administer it should you pass on. Luckily, most social media sites allow a friend or family member to disable accounts after someone dies. Having a social media site prod you to say hello to a friend of family member after they have died can be very upsetting.

What about insurance? You may not have a lot in the way of assets but many companies provide life insurance for their employees. Get all of that straightened out so that your dependents will be cared for.

Seek out expert advice. It may be easier to talk about this with someone you do not know well. If you are concerned about doing everything correctly, seek out a good probate attorney and develop a good estate planning checklist. This will make sure you have all of the appropriate estate planning documents taken care of.

It is easy to think you will never doe when you are young. You may feel invincible but unfortunately, no one is. You can make dealing with your passing much easier no the people who mean the most to you by making up a will and taking care of any details before the unthinkable happens.

3 Best Bets In Case of an Accident with a Drunk Driver

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With how the law works in America, any time you get yourself hurt, hassled, emotionally and mentally taxed, or all of the above, chances are there’s a suitable tort law for your personal injury claim, or medical malpractice lawsuit. If you suffered any injury or inconvenience through no fault of your own, you can take comfort in the fact that you can hire a skilled personal injury attorney and receive substantial compensation for any damages or loss the incident forced you to sustain.

In 2013, U.S. District Courts records show about 63,316 personal injury cases were filed, with this type of lawsuit consistently taking the lead against other types of civil cases. One of the main reasons personal injury cases have grown considerably more common, is because of the rise in drunk driving and text

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