5 Legal Issues To Consider And Address Before A Divorce

Dumb Little Man

If you are thinking of the same thing, here are some of the most common divorce legal issues you should be prepared to address. To legally put an end to a marriage, a number of processes and approaches have to be taken. Divorce legal issues vary from case to case and the laws governing them differ greatly from state to state. This is the most common divorce type and couples who file this case gets to decide what suits their needs.

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Can Creditors Come After Your Inheritance After You File Bankruptcy?

Dumb Little Man

The bankruptcy trustee will oversee the legal disposition of your assets and payment of any creditors with the proceeds. 180-Day Rule If you are entitled to receive an inheritance within 180 days of your bankruptcy filing […]. The post Can Creditors Come After Your Inheritance After You File Bankruptcy? When you declare bankruptcy, your current assets become the property of your bankruptcy estate subject to certain state and federal exemptions.

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WeWork Files to Go Public

Small Business Labs

WeWork released its S-1 this week, which is the legal document a company files prior to going public.  Because of this interest, the S-1 filing is getting a lot of attention.   See these articles for more details: Axios: WeWork files for long-awaited IPO. CNBC: WeWork reveals massive $900 million loss in filing to go public. Tech Crunch: WeWork reveals IPO filing.

Filing tip.

Laughing all the Way to Work

One day I was particularly frustrated because of my overwhelming pile of filing. I had recently changed jobs and in this new position I worked for two busy lawyers and I was used to only working for one, so the filing had doubled. I was mentioning to my co-worker about this problem and she suggested a very simple solution that has helped me manage my filing pile. She said what she did was take a legal-sized accordion bellows and insert tabs from A to Z.

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Retrieve Your Files With Ease

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Retrieve Your Files With Ease By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, November 05, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Access , MS-Excel , Organize , Productivity D o you have quite a bit of filing to do? Do you feel that you should have some sort of control over these files on how you find them, for future reference? One of my readers asks: I am trying to organize a file room based not on traditional alphabetical filing, but on a retrieval system.

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Clutter and Productivity: Purging Reference Files

Simple Productivity Blog

Unless there is a legal reason to hang on to something, every scrap in your reference material needs to be scrutinized to see if it still has the right to be part of your life. What I found when I did my filing cabinet was amazing. I am taking two weeks off from blogging. Enjoy this article from the archive! This article was originally published on 30 May 2007. This task of decluttering may take a while if you haven’t done it before, or perhaps not so recently.

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What legal entity is right for your business? | THE SMALL BUSINESS.

The Small Business Blog

What legal entity is right for your business? by Jason Holden on Jun 29, 2006 The first thing I want to make clear here is, the legal entity cannot be decided by just reading this bite sized post, you need to seek professional advice, at which point it will be discussed with you in more detail. The legal status your business takes maybe decided by what industry you are working in. An LLP is a separate legal entity from its members. E-Mail me or follow me.

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3 Steps to Take This Year to Avoid Another Tax Season Scramble

Small Business CEO

TurboTax and other online services even allow owners with no accounting experience to file their taxes and take advantage of tax breaks along the way. … Legal business taxes tax filing tax seasonTax season is the enemy of small business owners. Small business owners wear a lot of hats: accounting, marketing, sales – you name it. The small business owner often fills the void in his business.

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Top 4 Reasons To Hire Immigration Lawyer

Small Business CEO

We can do everything ourselves, but fortunately, we don’t have to, since we can get legal advice from someone who has completed several years of legal studies. Legal matters are not only complicated, but they must be dealt with in the right order and within deadlines. Legal immigration lawyerProvisions of law organize our world and are meant to make life simpler and orderly.

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Do You Need a Lawyer When Claiming for Workers’ Compensation?

Small Business CEO

You can usually do the filing for claims yourself without any lawyer’s help. Legal legal claims workers compensationWhen claiming for workers’ compensation benefits, one of the questions that may enter your mind is: do I need a lawyer when claiming for worker’s compensation benefits? Technically, the answer is no. However, not all are comfortable doing this by themselves. For one, they are afraid of being given less of what they actually deserved.

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Main Reasons Why Your Workers’ Compensation Could Be Denied

Small Business CEO

You should filed for a workers’ compensation claim on or before your state’s allotted deadline. Legal legal claims workers compensationWe have covered in the previous articles that there is an eligibility requirement before you can be considered, well, eligible for claiming a workers’ compensation benefits. Let us review this eligibility requirements briefly: You should be classified as an “employee”. Your employer/company should have a workers’ compensation insurance.

2019 42

Launching A Business With Confidence: 10 Reasons To Incorporate in Delaware

Small Business CEO

With access to the court of chancery in Delaware, business owners won’t have to worry about complex disputes if a lawsuit is filed against them. Legal Management business incorporation DelawareBusiness owners review a variety of business licenses when starting a new business venture. What the owner wants to achieve with the new venture defines what type of business license to obtain.

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How a Small Business Can Invoke the Power of Involuntary Bankruptcy to Get Paid

Small Business CEO

If a business debtor owes your company money, consider filing an involuntary bankruptcy case on its behalf. Read on to find out when filing an involuntary bankruptcy petition is advantageous for a creditor, and how to do so. This is the perfect reason to file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case on behalf of the debtor. Finance Legal bankruptcy

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The Steps to Take if Your Business Can’t Pay Its Taxes

Small Business CEO

For federal taxes (state ones may be different), the tax return data for filing is also the payment date for the taxes too.… Finance Legal business taxesWhen it comes to business taxes, it doesn’t pay to mess around with what’s due to the IRS. They don’t have a sense of humor about getting payments in on time and can take steps against the business, including charging interest, adding penalties or even freezing accounts if it comes to it.

2020 45

7 Ways to Manage your Superannuation Claims

Small Business CEO

A lawyer knows how to reach out to the company, how the pensions are managed, and how to file a claim against the pension.… Finance Legal superannuationSuperannuation claims are a large part of the pension and retirement industry. You need to know how to get your claim processed, who to talk to, and how long it takes to process the claim. The seven steps below can be used at any time if you believe you are owed retirement benefits, death benefits, or a payout.

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Business Taxes That Small E-Commerce Businesses Should Be Aware Of

Small Business CEO

It involves a lot of paperwork and several receipts, all of which you need to properly sort out and file. … Legal business taxes ecommerce taxesManaging taxes for your business is, well, taxing. Even if you’re running a small business , taxes are still part of your responsibility, and this same goes for small e-commerce businesses. Are Online Businesses Required To Pay Taxes? One common misconception is that selling online does not involve paying taxes.

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Professional Negligence Claims – All You Need to Know

Small Business CEO

If you feel that you have been let down by a professional then you may be able to file for a professional negligence claim.… Legal professional negligenceAs a small business owner, you will often rely on the services of outsiders to handle certain aspects of the business. This is a smart way to complete important business tasks, reduce stress and free up time to focus on the business.

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Quick Advice For Solopreneurs on Applying For a Trademark

The Solopreneur Life

I would have gained six weeks with a more timely filing. Law law Legal TrademarksI found out yesterday that my trademark application for The Solopreneur Life has been approved! The approval wraps up an application process with the United States Patent and Trademark Office that took nearly one year. I was able to navigate the process by myself, but I wouldn’t recommend the DIY approach.

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The Advantages of Digital Compliance Archiving

Small Business CEO

In the past, business owners had to rely on paper files and file cabinets to house this type of important data. … Information Technology Legal business tools digital compliance archivingAccording to recent studies, nearly 47% of business owners claim data growth is one of their biggest challenges. If your business operates in the financial sector, then you have to take data compliance archiving seriously.

2018 40

Trying to Keep Your Delivery Vehicles Safe? Check Out These Essential Maintenance Tips

Small Business CEO

Rather than waiting until a lawsuit is filed against your company to change your fleet management policies, you need to take a good hard look at them now. … Legal Management delivery vehicle safety fleet managementThe damage caused by car crashes cost American businesses nearly $230 billion a year. Keeping the delivery vehicles you have safe is something you need to view as a priority.

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Trademarking Your Company Name

Small Business CEO

You should trademark your company’s name at the same time as or soon after you file for incorporation.… … Legal intellectual property trademarkingIf you’re a small business owner or entrepreneur, you probably don’t need to be told how important it is to protect your company name and logo. The hit to your business if some other company started using your name or logo could be substantial.

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Commercial Building Owners Should Hire a Public Insurance Adjuster to Negotiate Their Property Claim

Small Business CEO

Commercial property damage claims can be daunting to file and negotiate. … Legal commercial property damage claims licensed public insurance adjusterMany times, this leaves the business with an inconvenient choice: Hire an attorney to handle their claim, or. Rely in their insurance company’s adjuster to maximize their settlement. But there is a third, lesser-understood option: The licensed public insurance aduster. What Doeas a Public Insurance Adjuster Do?

Man vs. Woman

Practically Perfect PA

According to a recent survey , conducted by professor Felice Batlan, of 142 legal secretaries not one said they would prefer to work for a female partner. Filed under: Office Politics , Uncategorized. Office Politics Uncategorized admin administrators Executive Assistant Legal secretary Management Personal Assistant VA Industry VA networking Virtual Assistant Virtual Assistant training Women

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The Benefits Of Building A Relationship With A Law Firm

Small Business CEO

Even the most experienced business leader may be at a loss when it comes to the ins and outs of legal documents, actions and proceedings. Instead of making risky guesses on legal matters, business leaders and entrepreneurs can place their trust in law firms. A law firm can help a business deal with routine legal issues as they arise. All business leaders must keep up with a variety of legal issues. A law firm can provide for these basic legal needs.

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5 Ways To Create the Foundation of a Long Term Relationship

Dumb Little Man

They either choose to go their separate ways, file for a divorce, or have a legal separation. Every relationship has its peaks and valleys. Sometimes the valleys seem so deep and wide that it feels like you’ll never get out of them. Some couples never do. A long term relationship is definitely one of the most adventurous journeys that anyone will ever willingly choose to travel, but we do so because the rewards at each peak are tremendous.

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How Personal Injury Attorneys Fight for Rights of Injury Victims

Dumb Little Man

At its core, a personal injury claim is a legal dispute that arises when one person’s actions result in harm or injury to another. Legal damages comprise the monetary compensation you seek to help you recover from your injuries after an accident. Steps in a court trial include: Filing the complaint, Discovery, Filing and responding to pretrial motions, Selecting the jury, Making opening statements, Presenting evidence, Examining witnesses, and.

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How To Write A Demand Letter For Personal Injury Without Hiring A Lawyer?

Dumb Little Man

The cost of filing and settling a personal injury lawsuit can be surprisingly high. After you have accounted for the cost of your legal counsel, you may be expected to pay thousands of dollars in exchange for representation. Of course, most personal injury attorneys do not charge for initial consultations or ongoing “maintenance” fees, and they will likely not bill you per hour.

2015 173

Uber and Lyft Lawsuits & the On-Demand Economy

Small Business Labs

Uber and Lyft were both dealt legal setbacks in two different lawsuits last week. The separate suits - one filed by Uber drivers and other by Lyft drivers - allege they are misclassified as independent contractors. The judge in the Lyft case nicely summed up the legal difficulties, complexities and confusion around how to classify on-demand economy workers.

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Archiving Email Off The Server With Outlook

Simple Productivity Blog

If your company has quotas on how big your email boxes can be (and they all do), you might find yourself in a situation where you have no more room, but you need to hang onto emails for legal or documentation reasons. So you can either go through each email, either printing it to paper or file, or you can do the easy method if your company uses Outlook. You might need to get email off of your server. The first is space.

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E-mail Etiquette

Laughing all the Way to Work

To set an email signature file: 1) From the Tools Menu, choose Options 2) Select Mail Format 3) Select Signatures 4) Select New and follow the instructions to add your email signature. It is too easy to press Send and then regret what you have written or find yourself in some legal trouble. Tip for filing emails: If it is necessary to file a hard copy of the email. File emails chronologically by date and time.

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Small Business Startup Checklist – Company Structure | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

Small Business Startup Checklist – Company Structure by Stefan Töpfer on Mar 19, 2008 An important early decision that will have long-term consequences for your business is to determine the legal form it will trade under. Things to remember: The legal form that your business takes will affect numerous aspects of your business trading. This makes the business a separate legal entity from you. E-Mail me or follow me.

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What To Do If A Doctor Makes a Medical Mistake

Dumb Little Man

Each state has its own procedure when it comes to filing a complaint with the medical board along with varying requirements and forms. When a complaint is filed, an investigation is conducted by the medical board for disciplinary action against the doctor. However, there is only a small percentage of the filed reports that are given action or doctors that get a disciplinary action. Legal Action.

Employee Misclassification, Labor Laws and the Sharing Economy

Small Business Labs

Two cleaning ladies have filed a class-action lawsuit against Handy , claiming the maid-on-demand service violated a number of labor laws. The basis of the suit against Handy is the folks filing the suit claim they should be classified as employees, while the company claims they are independent contractors.   Expect to see many more suits and legal actions like this one filed in the coming months. 

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Timeline Of A Personal Injury Lawsuit

Dumb Little Man

Because of this, it is extremely important that auto accident attorneys, for example, communicate the personal injury claim process to their clients before filing. This practice is wrong and against legal ethics. The investigation of the claims and medical records will start immediately once the lawyer agrees that your claims are worth filing in the law court. Attorney Files An Insurance Claim. The Attorney Files A Lawsuit.

2017 163

Divorce Alternatives: Which One Is Right For You?

Dumb Little Man

The legal ramifications of doing something wrong could be traumatic and probably not worth the hassle and effort of a do-it-yourself divorce. Mediation is a collaborative approach to divorce where a legal representative, a lawyer or paralegal training in mediation will facilitate the divorce. They will even file for divorce for you and you may never end up seeing the inside of a courtroom. A divorce lawyer will fight for you and what is legally yours to claim.

2018 159

The Risks of Physical Documents: Why Your Business Should Consider Going Paperless

Small Business CEO

There are numerous reasons why businesses still do this: it might be for ease of access, they believe it legally necessary or simply because they’ve been operating for decades and this is how they’ve always managed their files. In the modern day, there are very few reasons to still genuinely use physical records and files over digital ones. Even in 2018, many businesses still retain the use of physical documents — otherwise known as paper — as a method of record keeping.

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How A Divorce Affects The Debt That You Took Jointly With Your Spouse

Dumb Little Man

What you are not responsible for is any debt that your partner incurred before you were legally married. Upon filing for divorce, you may expect your debt to be split in half by your lender or creditor, but this is not going to be the case. By law, both during and after divorce, you and your ex-spouse are still legally responsible for the entirety of your shared debts. Taking Legal Action. Divorce is a long and emotionally difficult process.

2018 148

8 Steps to Effective Records Management

Ian's Messy Desk

Business transactions and processes result to reports, documents , files, and contracts. Eventually, you will see a payoff from eliminating unnecessary files. An effective records-management program begins with an audit of every piece of paper and electronic file in your organization. Create a document retention schedule based on legal requirements and business needs. This process should be completed with appropriate legal, financial and business consultation.

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Snail Mail 101

Clutter Coach

This category includes bills, medical forms to file, an insurance or telephone plan to compare with what you have now, information about a product you intend to buy and a list of activities put on by a group you belong to. Be careful about filing too much. Most people’s file cabinets are neglected paper graveyards. Keep files you refer to near your desk. Get a tray to store file-ables until you’re ready to file them.

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The Growing Backlash Against AB5, California's New Gig Economy Law

Small Business Labs

The loss, or potential loss of work, has led to both freelance journalists and independent truckers filing lawsuits challenging the law.    We expect to see many more examples of the unintended consequences of AB5 - and related legal actions - in the coming weeks and months. 

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The Reports of the 1099 Economy's Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

Small Business Labs

Could a Legal Ruling Instantly Wipe Out Uber from Forbes point out: A legal decision that could instantly cripple Uber would be years off and would likely only apply to part of its operations — and in the meantime, Uber would have time to lobby for new regulations or tweak its business model to stay afloat, legal experts say. Its loss in California only came to light this week when it filed its intention to appeal the ruling.

2015 147

11 Cool Ways to Use VPN

Dumb Little Man

Avoid Getting Put on “The List” Did you download things like movies or share them through less than legal means? You’ll be able to use your VPN to legally share and download your files without ending up on the watch list. If you have a VPN, it automatically routes your internet traffic through a remote VPN system, masking your IP address.

2018 181

An Introduction to Trademarks for the Uninitiated Solopreneur

The Solopreneur Life

This article provides a brief overview of the basic legal concerns and implications associated with adopting and seeking to register a new trademark. Generic marks (such as “Sweater” for sweaters) are generally not afforded any trademark protection, and descriptive trademarks (such as “Legal Services Provider” for an attorney) are only protectable under limited circumstances not applicable to new enterprises. Filing for Registration.

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