Did you know that you can buy affordable no-fault coverage for medical expenses through your auto insurer? Medical payments coverage (a/k/a “medpay”) provides money for medical expenses if you are injured in a car wreck regardless of who was at fault. Insurance agents encourage customers to purchase $1,000 in coverage with most comprehensive policies, but you can add more coverage as necessary based on your family’s financial situation. Your driving history, as with all aspects of auto insurance, impacts how much medpay will cost.
My Ex Didn’t Report their Income and the IRS Says I Have to Pay the Taxes. What can I do? As a married person, you might have filed your income tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service as “married, filing jointly”. Filing jointly makes sense because it gives you certain tax benefits. However, it also makes you and your spouse jointly and severally liable for all the taxes, interest and penalties that may be due on the joint return, even if you later get divorced. This means that each spouse – independently of the other – can be made to pay the entire debt to the IRS. Also, one spouse may be held responsible for all of the taxes even
Many attorneys practicing in the area of family law have seen an increase in attempts to take children away from their parents. In the Matter of J.K.C. and J.D.K. is a North Carolina Court of Appeals case arising out of an attempt to terminate a prison inmate’s parental rights and take his two children away from him. The children’s mother had drug and domestic violence issues while the father was serving a prison sentence. The two children were determined to be neglected and dependent juveniles. The trial court held a Permanency Planning Review hearing and ordered a concurrent plan of adoption and reunification. Subsequently, DSS was ordered to proceed with termination of parental rights. After that order was entered, DSS