The Oddities Of Asset Forfeiture
21 August 2015
Asset forfeiture (A.F.) is a tool to help law enforcement curb drug and terrorism activity in the U.S. It is not without its controversial aspects however. Seven of these will be discussed below.
1. A.F. is handled through a civil proceeding.
Assets are seized through a civil procedure even when no one has been charged with a crime and may be taken even if it is not the owner who is at fault.
Understanding Injury Claim Problems Within The VA System
6 August 2015
It isn't uncommon for veterans to encounter a confusing request for more information or a frustrating denial after filing an injury claim. The system isn't exactly up front about the specific needs, and it often takes a denial or multiple visits to understand exactly what Veterans Affairs (VA) claims officials want for a successful claim. If you're not getting the information you need or feel confused about the process, keep a few concepts of the VA system in mind.
I.R.S. Audit Red Flags And The Self-Employed
23 July 2015
Self-employment carries many perks; no commute or work wardrobe to worry about and an enormous amount of flexibility when it comes to setting your own hours. However, this freedom and flexibility comes with greater financial record-keeping responsibilities. Failure to properly document your cash flow can make you the target of an I.R.S. audit. Read on for what the I.R.S. looks for and how to plan ahead for the possibility of an audit.
Why You Need Compensation For Long-Term Effects Of Brain Injury
7 July 2015
During personal injury negotiations, it is important to consider not only the present loss, but also potential future damages. For example, accidents that involve blows to the head can result in traumatic brain injury (TBI). TBS is a brain dysfunction emanating from an external mechanical force. The dysfunction has long-term consequences that may include:
TBI-induced brain malfunction can result in reduced awareness or lack of consciousness. This will affect your decision-making abilities and may even reduce your participation in your family's affairs.