Getting divorced is sometimes a long process, and it doesn't always end when you receive your decree from the court. There are still a few loose ends you must tie up after separating (and sometimes even during the proceedings) to protect yourself and your assets going forward. Here are two things you absolutely must do when you divorce. Update the Beneficiary of Your Assets The first thing you should do either during the divorce proceedings or after the separation is finally legalized is to remove your spouse's name as the beneficiary from any assets he or she is currently listed on.
Nobody ever anticipates getting a divorce at the start of a marriage, but it happens to thousands of people in every state each year. If you find yourself inevitably facing a divorce, it's best to seek the advice of a divorce lawyer as early as possible. Before making this important choice, you should compose a list of questions you have for the divorce attorney. When you go to the initial consultation with a potential divorce lawyer, you will be able to ask questions and get answers that will help you make a decision about whether the attorney is right for you.
If you have an employee whose job performance is not up to par, or who is causing other problems, you might be thinking about firing him or her. As an employer, you might think that it should be just as simple as telling the employee that you do not need for him or her to work for you anymore. However, it's not always that simple. Instead, you may want to consider following a few steps before firing an employee for best results:
Depending on the state in which you live, you could possibly qualify for workers' compensation benefits based on having post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. Whether or not you qualify depends on several factors, including how your condition has been impacted or developed by your job. If you are planning to apply for benefits based on having PTSD, here is what you need to know. How Is PTSD Related to Your Work?
If you suspect that your broker has been misusing your money, you may have decided to schedule a consultation with a securities law attorney to see if you have a fraud claim. During this first meeting, you may want to take the following three items with you to give the lawyer an overall view of the situation. Copies of the Securities Certificates and Portfolio The first items you will want to make sure you have are copies of any securities and stock certificates given to you by your broker.