Many people who are in their 50s or 60s find it difficult to prepare their last will and testament, so you can imagine how far down the list of priorities this task may seem for later generations. To them, the thought of death may have never crossed their minds and they've got far more important things to focus on, like a career and starting a family. Yet it is equally as important for young people to write their will as it is for those who are more mature.
- Is the number of worker's compensation claims in your company increasing by the day? If so, it may be time to review the safety policies in your organisation. Even if you have taken worker's compensation insurance for your workers, a high number of claims can increase your premium rate over time. That is why, as an employer, it is essential to improve workplace safety not just for your premiums but also to promote the overall health and productivity of your workers.
- It is always difficult and painful when a close relative dies. What can make matters worse is receiving a copy of the will and feeling certain that the contents were somehow influenced by an external party. This is both a matter of making sure that the people truly owed something are given what they deserve, but more than this, it's about honouring the true wishes of the deceased without outside influence.
- If you have a legal problem, you should get in touch with a solicitor so they can give you some legal advice. A solicitor will typically provide an initial consultation free of charge so they can gain an understanding of your case and so both you and the lawyer can decide if you want to work together. When working with a solicitor, there are several steps you can take which will help to ensure that you get the outcome you are hoping for.
- The most complex challenge separated or divorced couples will deal with relates to issues of their child/children. This is because, regardless of the break in the relationship of the parents, both parents have "equal and shared parental responsibility" in the upbringing of the child. The only exception comes when one parent is denied this right because of pre-existing abuse or violence that puts the other parent and child in danger. This article sheds some light on implications of shared parental responsibility by law, and how to navigate education matters.