Two Things You Should Know About Forgiving Debts In Your Will
14 July 2016
When you pass away, a debt someone owes you isn't automatically cancelled. In fact, the executor of your estate will be tasked with collecting the money from the debtor until the loan is paid off. If you decide you want the person's liability for the debt to end when you leave this mortal coil, you'll have to essentially cancel the debt in your will. However, there are two important things you must know to ensure your wishes are respected when you die.
Surprised by Tax Debt from a Joint Return? The 4 Things You Need to Do Now
29 June 2016
When you discover that you owe back taxes from a joint return, it can be scary and overwhelming. Many spouses in this situation knew little or nothing about the tax situation, or even what was on the tax return to begin with. So, what can you do now that you find yourself facing the taxman? Here is a guide to help get through this time.
Don't Ignore the Information. The worst thing that you can do at this point is to ignore what you've learned or disregard any notifications you have received.
Suffer From An Anxiety Disorder? You Could Receive Disability Benefits
9 June 2016
Anxiety disorders are one of the most widespread mental illnesses in the United States. If you suffer from a social anxiety disorder or PTSD, you might not have been able to work and this will put an increased amount of stress on you. Did you know that you might be able to receive disability benefits? Here is what you need to be considered for disability benefits when suffering with an anxiety disorder.
Can You Use Fighting Words In A Provocation Defense?
23 May 2016
People get into legal trouble for a variety of reasons and, depending on the severity of the situation, you could be looking at misdemeanor or felony charges. Sometimes, though, you can get a charge reduced or obtain a lighter sentence if you can show you were provoked in some way. One question many people have about this particular defense is whether or not fighting words constitute provocation.
Fighting words are written or spoken words that are expressed specifically to incite violent backlash from the person or people targeted.