• 3 Reasons to Avoid Probate
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    3 Reasons to Avoid Probate

    – Today, we’ll discuss the three reasons why you want to avoid probate. You know, when you pass away, unless you have a trust, your family most likely will need to go to the probate court to get their inheritance and to pay debts. This is especially true if your assets like your house, car, or bank account are only in your name. For some reason, a lot of people think if they have a will then their assets magically are transferred somehow to their heirs, and that is simply not true. Although having a will is a good basic form of estate planning, a will does not avoid probate…

  • Galileo Law: Core Values and Mission | Seattle Personal Injury Attorney
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    Galileo Law: Core Values and Mission | Seattle Personal Injury Attorney

    Galileo Law represents victims of catastrophic personal injuries throughout puget sound We chose Galileo as our firm’s namesake because our core values match his historical significance The astronomer and mathematician was the father of modern science. He resisted dogma to rigourously investigate the truth Our firm shares Galileo’s visionary spirit We don’t subscribe to conventional wisdom that our clients’ cases fit into one box or another Instead, we explore their unique experience so that we can present the authentic truth of all of their claims to insurance companies and if necessary, to juries. Our firm also shares Galileo’s integrity We will not compromise our values, our clients’ values, our ethical…

  • Loida Lewis, Fil-Am lawyer, business icon, philanthropist, human rights advocate
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    Loida Lewis, Fil-Am lawyer, business icon, philanthropist, human rights advocate

    We women, Filipino women are very very smart because even if we don’t rule you know, more corporations and things like that we rule the home We Filipino Women, we are the queen in our own home the heaviest challenge was truly when my husband died when he was 50, so young it was something that I never expected and in our dreams when we got married, we will go, grow old together and enjoy our grand children together, and so that was the time that I was totally unsettled, totally discombobulated but during that darkest night of my soul I am so thankful that I grew up in the…

  • Divorce Advice: Family Law Solicitors Manchester – Katie Dillon
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    Divorce Advice: Family Law Solicitors Manchester – Katie Dillon

    Hi Im Katie Dillon and Im an associate here at James Maguire and Co. I joined the firm in August 2011 having trained at a large firm in Manchester city centre. Like all the lawyers here I specialise in family law including divorce and finances and have a particular specialism in children law including care arrangements for children upon separation, parental child abduction and international relocation of children.

  • Legal Skills For Alternative Jobs For Lawyers
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    Legal Skills For Alternative Jobs For Lawyers

    Marc Luber: Hey everyone – welcome to JD CareersOutThere – where we get you career advice from fellow lawyers and non-practicing lawyers – to help you find success and happiness in your career. I’m ML – and today we’re exploring careers in government agencies. We’re talking to Rich Rodriguez, who is currently the Senior VP of Strategic Communications at Res Publica Group, a public relations firm in Chicago. But before joining the private sector, Rich spent his first 15 years after law school working for a variety of government agencies, most of which were in the city of Chicago. He rose to some incredible positions of leadership including President of…

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    Divorce Advice: Family Law Solicitors Manchester – James Maguire

    Im James Maguire on of the family law solicitors in the team. I qualified in 1995 so have been doing this type of work for a number of years now. I set up James Maguire and Co in 2010 because I wanted to do something different. Prior t that Ive worked at some large Manchester city centre practices but I wanted to offer my clients a truly niche and specialised service. The type of work we get involved in centres around divorce, separation, finances, children and the international aspects of a relationship breakdown. I always offer a free initial consultation because I want to sit down informally with my clients…

  • Divorce Advice: Family Law Solicitors Manchester – Jennifer Curtis
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    Divorce Advice: Family Law Solicitors Manchester – Jennifer Curtis

    Hello, My name is Jennifer Curtis and Im one of the solicitors in the team here at James Maguire & co. I joined the team in 2013 having previously trained with a national law firm down in Norwich where I am originally from. Like my colleagues I specialise in all aspects of family law including divorce, financial matters cohabitation issues and matters relating to children. There is an increasing international element to my work which is something I really enjoy.

  • Divorce Advice: Family Law Solicitors Manchester – Lisa Brown
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    Divorce Advice: Family Law Solicitors Manchester – Lisa Brown

    Hi Im Lisa Brown and Im an associate here at James Maguire. I qualified about 18 years ago and since then I have done the full variety of family law work, drafting agreements, dealing with financial disputes, whether parties are married or unmarried and dealing with children issues. In terms of my own background Im a originally from the North West then moved to Nottingham to study law at university, followed by a year at Law school before coming back to the North West in 2004 when I took up my training contract at a city centre practice in Manchester. During that time I studied a variety of different laws…

  • Bankruptcy and Wills :: What you need to know.  Sunshine Coast Solicitor – Argon Law
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    Bankruptcy and Wills :: What you need to know. Sunshine Coast Solicitor – Argon Law

    Is someone to whom you have made a gift under your will, a bankrupt or at risk of becoming a bankrupt? If so, you should be aware of the impact this may have on your testamentary intentions and what you can do about it. I’m John Gallagher from, Argon Law, and I want to say a bit more about bankruptcy and wills. When someone is declared a bankrupt, all of their assets at that time and any assets they may acquire whilst they remain a bankrupt become the property of their trustee in bankruptcy. That period usually last for 3 years. If you were to die shortly before a beneficiary…