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Who Might Be Liable in a Deck Collapse?

January 19, 2022

Property owner negligence is a serious issue. When a deck collapses, who can you go to for help? Who can you sue to make sure your medical bills are covered? Deck collapses can be addressed through personal injury law. A property owner is responsible for keeping their premises in good shape, whether that’s a deck or a set of stairs on the property. Here’s what you need to know about property owner negligence in a deck collapse case. Who is responsible for maintaining a property? If you’re injured in a deck collapse, the first job you and your lawyer will... View Article

Do You Need a Lawyer to Buy a House?

January 4, 2022

Buying a house—especially when you’re doing so for the first time—can be a long and involved process. There are reams of paperwork involved and plenty of legal issues to consider. Do you need a real estate attorney to buy a house? Many people can get by without an attorney during the home buying process, but it’s not always wise. Your attorney can handle a number of issues, from ensuring there are no issues with the title to handling the paperwork properly. Even if you’re not required to hire a lawyer, it’s still a smart idea to work with one. You’re... View Article

When Should You Hire an Estate Lawyer?

December 21, 2021

Death is an unfortunate fact of life. Even though no one wants to think about their eventual passing, it’s important to consider it for estate planning purposes. Whether you own a business empire or simply a house, a car and a retirement fund, having a strategic estate plan is key. When you work with an attorney ahead of time, you can strategically plan for retirement and Medicaid, distribute your property to your desired loved ones and assign powers of attorney in the event that you’re incapacitated. It will also ensure your family and friends can avoid probate whenever possible, and... View Article

Tasks an Estate Planning Attorney Can Help With

December 3, 2021

Whether you’re creating your own estate plan or need help moving an estate through probate, working with an estate planning attorney is a great way to get the job done right the first time. Some people are hesitant to hire a lawyer, especially because you can (theoretically) write your own will and manage the probate process on your own. However, a lawyer’s skills and legal expertise are invaluable: They can save you time, money and hassle, especially when you’re dealing with the death of a loved one. Here are some of the most common tasks an estate planning attorney can... View Article

Five Reasons You Need a Real Estate Attorney

November 19, 2021

Real estate is one of the biggest investments the average American will make in their lifetime. Whether you’re buying your first house, selling an inherited property or launching your own real estate investment empire, you need the help of a good real estate attorney. A real estate attorney can benefit you in a number of different ways. Here’s why it’s smart to work with one any time you’re buying, selling or otherwise dealing with real estate: You’re not a lawyer: The best reason to hire a lawyer is because you’re not one. Even if you are an attorney, it’s always... View Article

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