Gather Documents. (A) Throw all your bills in a folder. I know many people, myself included sometimes, don't even like looking at bills. That's OK. Just put them together and let the attorney do
WILL A will is a document that speaks at the moment of death, directing who will get property. As long as a person is of ‘sound mind’ they may execute a will, stating who should receive money, real
Charitable Contributions Any legitimate charitable donation made before Dec. 31 is a deduction for this year. Always get a receipt. At the very least you should have a bank record or written commun
Get Tax & Accounting Advice See a good CPA to understand the tax benefits and obligations of an LLC. I won't set up an LLC or corporation until after my client sees the accountant. If they do not h
Answer the Papers Rules of Civil Procedure vary from state to state and even from court to court. However, the papers that are dropped off almost always tell you how much time you have (often 20 to
KNOW THE COURT LIMIT ON RECOVERY Each state has its own small claims jurisdictional limit. It may be $2,500. It may be $5,000. Find out what the jurisdictional limit is in your small claims court.
Oath You will be asked to raise your right hand and to swear or affirm that the testimony that you are about to give is truthful and accurate. No brainer. Say yes. But, I’ve seen people thrown off
Get It In Writing. Never lend anyone money unless you get it in writing. Under the statutes of fraud, oral promises are quite often unenforceable. That means that if you have lent a large amount (o
Schedule A - Real Estate Schedule A lists all of the real estate that you own as of the date of filing. This is obvious with respect to your home, if you own the property. It may not be so obvious,
People often feel anguish and guilt when bills pile up and bankruptcy is even suggested. True, bankruptcy is a weighty step. However, circumstances are often beyond the control of the debtor and the option is well founded if thought out properly.