Four Tips to Save You Money in a Divorce Case

Written by Scott Morgan

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3. Don’t Use Your Attorney to Negotiate a Division of Personal Items

Arguing about which party deservesrepparttar blue sofa orrepparttar 140107 bread maker is not a good use of attorney’s fees. As much as possible, you should try to resolve these issues with your spouse. Ideally, if you and your spouse have already separated, you could divide these items by agreement and exchange them beforerepparttar 140108 case has been completed.

Then, when it is time to finalizerepparttar 140109 divorcerepparttar 140110 term inrepparttar 140111 agreement and/or Final Decree,repparttar 140112 document would simply state that each party keeps all personal effects (furniture, clothing, electronics, appliances, kitchen equipment, etc.) in that party’s possession. This can save a great deal in fees by avoiding debates over property that has very little market value.

4. Don’t Throw Away Dollars Trying to Save Nickels

This is extremely important. People will often be extremely frugal about hiring an attorney and think they are saving a lot of money by hiring a lawyer for a small flat fee, or hiring someone who is not very experienced but will work cheaply.

This is a mistake.

Your goal should be to reach a reasonable settlement as quickly as possible. In order to reach this goal you will need an effective lawyer who sincerely shares that objective with you. That lawyer will then use his experience and skills to help you reach that objective.

But notice that I said “reasonable” settlement, not just any settlement. Ifrepparttar 140113 other side cannot be convinced to settlerepparttar 140114 case on reasonable terms it is imperative that your lawyer be skillful and confident enough to effectively try your case.

Someone who is learning onrepparttar 140115 job, or is simply unprepared, can cost you a great deal of money. So don’t cheat yourself out of dollars in an attempt to save nickels.

Scott Morgan is a practicing Texas divorce attorney. For more information on texas divorce visit his website at The website provides general information and resources on divorce, as well as specific information on Texas divorce law.

Workers Compensation – The Real Truth

Written by T.Going

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legitimate injury claims are denied for a variety of reasons including employers intimidating workers into not filing claims. Some workers might even be unaware of their right to receive compensation for their injuries. In some cases dishonest employers may attempt to bribe workers into forgoing a claim. These cases showrepparttar importance of having an experienced workers compensation lawyer to make sure that you getrepparttar 140036 most accurate information regarding your claim.

To learn more about workers compensation claims in Oklahoma, please visitrepparttar 140037 law firm of Atkins & Markoff at Oklahoma Lawyers .

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