Category Archives: Family Law

Falsely Accused of Slip and Fall Fraud?

Say you’re shopping at the grocery store and happen to slip and fall on the just-waxed floor, incurring serious injuries. This is a common scenario and is in fact, the most common type of insurance claim people make. So common that many insurance companies are skeptical whether a claim is true. This has caused insurance companies to do anything to prove your deceit. That’s the last thing you need when you’re just trying to recover from your adverse situation. They will put up a good fight, but in the end, it’s not your fault and you deserve compensation for your injuries. Accused of Slip and Fall Insurance Fraud The reason for your misfortunate fight to prove yourself is that slip and fall insurance fraud is more common than you would think. Many people find that pretending to have sustained severe injuries and lying to the insurance companies is an easy way to make bank. In fact, insurance fraud is a huge problem totaling in $80 billion worth of….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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How to Start a Case for Guardianship of a Disabled Adult in Illinois | Medical Reports in Guardianship Cases Explained

How to start a case for guardianship of an adult in Illinois and explain medical reports in guardianship cases... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Legal Links – Lancaster Technology Edition

Lancaster County continues to be an attractive marketplace for entrepreneurs in the technology sector. Over the last few weeks, the below articles caught my eye as interesting examples of what Lancaster has to offer to growing companies: $50,000 Big Idea contest for tech entrepreneurs names 7 finalists Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central & Northern PA have been investing big time in Lancaster, including this contest and the TechCelerator at the Candy Factory. This article highlights the finalists in the Big Idea competition – best of luck to them! A vision for Lancaster as the Silicon Valley of social enterprise As co-executive director of Assets (a nonprofit that promotes entrepreneurship as a means to combat poverty), Jonathan Coleman shares his ideas for how Lancaster could be a hub for benefit corporations. NeuroFlow is heading to Lancaster to see if its biz model makes sense A medical technology startup takes advantage of Lancaster’s Smart Health….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Should You Include a Generation-Skipping Transfer (GST) in Your Estate Plan?

The generation-skipping transfer (GST) is among the least-understood and most underutilized tools available for estate planning. When used properly, a GST not only provides a safe way to bequeath assets to future generations, but can also provide tax benefits that can save substantial sums – particularly for large estates... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Fathers have a right to spend time with their children

Spending time with your children is something that most parents take for granted. Fathers have a much different take on this matter if they aren't in a relationship with the children's mother any longer. While more states are moving toward custody orders that enable the children to have equal time with both parents, the fact is that California just isn't there yet. A study done by Custody X Change found that fathers in this state spend around 32.8 percent of the year with their children, which puts California at number 24 on the list of most father friendly states. This is a huge jump over the state at the bottom of the list, which has fathers only spending an average of 21.8 percent of the year with their children. What can fathers do to get more time with their children? One option that fathers can exercise is trying to work out a child custody agreement with the mother. This enables both adults to work as a team to set the schedule. Since the judge….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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