Estate Planning Tools: 3 Reasons You Should Have A Living Will

People often make the mistake of believing that estate planning tools are irrelevant in their life simply because they do not have a large estate. However, the truth is, many of these tools are designed to benefit everyone, regardless of what their net worth may be. A living will is a perfect example of this type of estate planning tool. Below you will learn more about how a living will works and why everyone should have one. [Read More]

Legal Advice For When You've Been Pulled Over Or In An Accident And You've Been Drinking

Just about everyone should know about the dangers of drinking and driving and most people would never intentionally drive while intoxicated. But with blood alcohol content limits lower than ever, it can sometimes be possible to be arrested for a DUI even if you feel like you haven't had that much to drink. If you find yourself in a situation where you are being investigated for a possible DUI after getting into an accident or simply pulled over, here are some tips that might help you in your troublesome situation. [Read More]

Five Pieces Of Advice For Working With Insurance Companies After An Accident

Sometimes dealing with an insurance company can be more frustrating than an actual car accident. Here are five pieces of advice to help you get as much money as possible.  1. Keep the first phone call short. All you need to do is let them know you were in an accident and a few minor details. Wait until the police file a report, all witnesses have been interviewed, and all the details are clear before giving any more information. [Read More]

Use Advance Directives To Get The Right Medical Care

If you are going into the hospital to have surgery, one of the things that you will be asked is if you have a living will, advance directives, or a do not resuscitate order in place. These orders are things which you can use to dictate your medical wishes when you aren't able to state what you want. If you want to get these things, you should meet with a lawyer who deals with estate law. [Read More]