• Final Matters -- The Next Legal Steps To Take When Your Loved One Passes

    When a loved one passes away, families usually find that there are a number of legal and financial matters that still need to be handled after the fact. However, most people don't know what those next steps are nor who can help with them. If you're in the position of having to handle a family member or friend's final affairs, here's a handy guide to post-death notifications. Get Copies of the Death Certificate. [Read More]

  • Why Do You Have To File Chapter 13 Instead Of Chapter 7?

    To find out if you qualify for bankruptcy, you must meet with a bankruptcy lawyer. During your initial consultation, the lawyer will most likely be able to tell you which branch of bankruptcy you qualify for and which is better for you. If the lawyer tells you that you must file Chapter 13, you may want to know why. Here are two main reasons your lawyer might be telling you this. [Read More]

  • When Flirting Crosses The Line: What Men Should Do About Sexual Harassment At The Office

    More often than not, you will hear stories about sexual harassment and the women at the hearts of these stories. However, men are and can be sexually harassed as well. Just like male rape victims, men who are sexually harassed are less likely to come forward and report their harassers. If you are man working in an office with lots of women, and it seems like one woman (or another man) in particular has gone from harmless flirting to something scarier or more threatening, you can (and should! [Read More]

  • Does A Landlord Have To Fix Your Fence?

    When living in a rented property, there are certain parts of the home that the landlord will need to fix. Is the fence one of them? Whether it has been damaged by the weather or you have damaged it, here is all you need to know about this question. Who Broke It? The initial answer will depend on how the fence was damaged. If you have broken the fence, then it is your responsibility as the tenant to fix it. [Read More]