Legal professionals represent one of the types of employment where mistakes may be considered malpractice. If an attorney commits malpractice, sometimes a client can be entitled to monetary compensation.
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Legal-Ease: Patience, title insurance pay off in the long run
Rushing through the paperwork for business and legal transactions can create pitfalls down the road. While mistakes can happen whenever someone is not diligent and deliberate, certain situations foster the urgency to complete paperwork as quickly as possible.
Legal-Ease: Formal and informal loans and repayment
Sometimes people seek money lending through methods other than the traditional bank, credit union or professional financial business. Some people use payday lenders and vehicle title holding loans, which have persisted through attempts at increased regulation on the state and local level. People may also find themselves in a situation where they are forced to reach out to friends and family for loans.
Legal-Ease: Business ownership succession usually includes a plan
Every business should be prepared for when the current leader or leaders leave, for whatever reason. Proper planning allows a business to retain it’s industry experience, despite losing top personnel.
Legal-Ease: I lost a loved one; now what?
The first step to saying goodbye to a family member involves taking your time to suitably grieve and be together with family and friends. One of the practicalities following a loved one passing away is hiring an attorney to help sort through and change ownership of assets.
Legal-Ease: Medicaid and marriage
Most of us will not know if or when we may need long-term care. Protecting family financial legacies while receiving Medicaid is complex.
Legal-Ease: Long documents a tradition that protect clients
Historically, meaningless words were added to legal documents to puff them up. It is now a cliché that attorneys prepare very long documents, even with all of the extra fluff removed. Legal documents are lengthy because short and simple contracts can leave clients unprotected and work against their interests.
Legal-Ease: Value of LLC documents beyond state filings
An LLC can be a straightforward way for a group of people to collectively benefit from certain legal protections. Filing with the state of Ohio can be done without an attorney and is not complicated. But many specific instances are not covered by the basics, and must be established in a document called an “operating agreement.
Legal-Ease: Is there a certain attorney that I must use?
Attorneys can normally be fired or hired for any reason at any time in client relationships. Clients can even terminate the attorney’s work in the middle of projects. But attorneys are entitled to be paid for the services they provided, even if the client terminated the relationships in the middle of a project.
Legal-Ease: How long will it take
A number of factors play into how long a client’s legal work will take, and how much it will end up costing them. The attention to detail required in legal documents, the myriad of tasks an attorney must perform, getting approval and submitting filings can all play a factor in how long your case can take.