Will vs. Trust: Which is Right for You?

Posted by Leslie M. Stovall, Esq. | Aug 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Before you get too wrapped up in the specifics of your estate, it's worth exploring your options. In many cases, a trust may be a better option than a will. But the best estate plans contain both a will and a trust. Obtaining a thorough understanding of the differences between a will and a trust is a good starting point.

Legal Steps After a Loved One Dies

Posted by Leslie M. Stovall, Esq. | Aug 20, 2019 | 1 Comment

No one really talks about what to do when a loved one dies. It's just not common, even though the death of a loved one is very common. Below is a quick checklist of crucial details that will make handling the legal affairs of a deceased person easier. I know it can be difficult, but some of these things have a deadline, so make sure that you reach out sooner rather than later.

What was his or her life worth?

Posted by Leslie M. Stovall, Esq. | Apr 08, 2019 | 0 Comments

Setting a price tag on a human life sounds horrible but that is essentially what a wrongful death case does. The value of a wrongful death case varies significantly from case to case. No two cases are identical even though the parties or the causes of death may be similar. This is because the val...

Do I Have Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

Posted by Ross Moynihan, Esq. | Apr 02, 2019 | 0 Comments

What is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit? A wrongful death action is a civil lawsuit. It seeks payment to the victim's family to compensate them for their monetary losses as well as for their pain and suffering. A wrongful death action may be brought when a person dies or is killed because of the neglig...

Dog Bites: Infections and long term injury

Posted by Leslie M. Stovall, Esq. | Mar 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

  Dogs have been known as "man's best friend", but some dogs can be very unfriendly and even vicious. All types of dog's are prone to biting if they feel threatened or insecure. However, there are breeds of dogs that have been classified as "vicious" and are prone to attacking more than others....

What property passes through probate?

Posted by Leslie M. Stovall, Esq. | Mar 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

    Many people who experience the death of a loved one are not only mourning the death of a loved one, but they are also confused on the process of transferring the assets of the decedent. Generally, probate is the legal process that happens after a person dies in order to pay lawful creditors a...

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