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The Dangers of Omitting Property When Filing for Bankruptcy

Posted on October 22nd, 2019 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Filing for bankruptcy is a serious decision. Nobody should walk into it lightly or disregard the regulations that surround it. When you file for bankruptcy, you want to heed what the court says and listen to your attorney if you have one. What happens if you don’t list all of your property? Can you omit […]

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The Basics of a Medical Power of Attorney

Posted on October 18th, 2019 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Medical Power of Attorney Asset protection trusts are complex trusts that shield assets from any future creditors. These trusts may also be called “domestic asset protection trusts.” When a grantor creates the trust, he or she permanently transfers the assets to a trust, which is irrevocable. Since the assets belong to the trust and not […]

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Taking Action for a Birth Injury 

Posted on October 18th, 2019 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Personal Injury Lawyer Birth injuries can happen as a result of medical negligence, where a doctor or other medical personnel had made a crucial error before, during, or after delivery. A birth injury attorney can inform parents of their rights and legal options in holding the at-fault individual or entity responsible. Our team can work […]

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It’s a “No” for Lane Splitting in Colorado

Posted on October 18th, 2019 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Lane Splitting When there are traffic jams and vehicles simply aren’t moving, you may see some motorcyclists riding between the lanes and over the white dashed lines. This allows them to pass stopped or slowed vehicles on highways and roads, and it’s commonly referred to as “lane splitting,””stripe-riding,” “filtering,” or “white-lining.” This move is common […]

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I Am a Grandparent – How Should this Affect My Estate Plan?

Posted on October 17th, 2019 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Estate Planning Lawyer The stereotype that grandparents like to “spoil” their grandchildren exists for good reason. Being a grandparent can be a wonderful experience and therefore grandparents often wish to give back to the children that bring them so much joy. Many grandparents aim to be able to provide for their grandchildren in certain ways […]

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Should You Avoid Probate?

Posted on October 17th, 2019 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Estate Planning Lawyer Probate is the process in which a deceased person’s estate is distributed to the beneficiaries. Part of the probate process is making sure that creditors are paid with assets. State probate laws vary, but the legal process generally includes appointing someone to administer the estate, inventorying the estate’s assets, validating the will, […]

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Brain Injury Cases

Posted on October 15th, 2019 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

The doctors say it may be months before we know the full extent of my husband’s brain injury – should I wait to contact an attorney? A traumatic brain injury (TBI) brings physical, emotional, and financial challenges that may go on for weeks or months. Some changes in personality and physical capabilities may be permanent. […]

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Who Is Liable in a Truck Accident?

Posted on October 15th, 2019 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Truck Accident Liability When someone is involved in an accident caused by another driver, that driver is responsible for fully compensating the victim of the accident. If that other driver is a big truck, things can be more complicated. Is the driver responsible, or is the trucking company, or is someone else entirely? If you […]

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The Stages of Intoxication by BAC

Posted on October 13th, 2019 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

Blood Alcohol Content Driving under the influence of alcohol may be one of the most commonly committed crimes in the United States. Many people who get caught driving after an evening of drinking may claim that they didn’t believe the amount of alcohol they consumed was enough to impair them. Across the country, a blood […]

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How Do I See a Doctor After a Motorcycle Accident If I Don’t Have Health Insurance?

Posted on October 11th, 2019 by PIOLETTI PIOLETTI & NICHOLS

The Georgia Governor’s Office of Traffic Safety reports that 12% of traffic accident fatalities are caused by motorcycle accidents. Fortunately, 95% of motorcycle collision victims survive the accident. Unfortunately, many motorcycle accident survivors suffer from serious injuries, including spinal damage, traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, facial and dental injuries, and joint damage. Even when injuries […]

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