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Estate Plan, Living Will, and Healthcare Power of Attorney documents concepts for do-it-yourself estate planning

3 Risks of Do-It-Yourself Estate Planning

DIY Estate Planning The do-it-yourself approach is wonderful for many things. But DIY estate planning poses significant risks to you, your family, and your assets. Getting help from a knowledgeable estate planning lawyer is the only way to ensure tha… Read More
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Can I Sue My Boss for Sexual Harassment?

State and federal anti-discrimination laws prohibit sexual harassment in the workplace. The laws protect employees from unwelcomed and unwanted sexual advances and demands and from a hostile work environment. In addition to administrative remedies pr… Read More
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Categories: Employment Issues
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What Does It Mean to Waive Inspection?

In recent years, as the residential real estate market has become highly competitive for buyers, some prospective homebuyers sweeten their offers by agreeing to waive inspection when buying a home. While this strategy may result in winning the war of… Read More
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Categories: Real Estate Issues
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Can a Loan Modification Prevent Foreclosure on Your Home?

If you are behind in your mortgage payments, a loan modification may be an option to help you prevent foreclosure on your home. But a loan modification has advantages and disadvantages, which you should fully understand before you decide it’s the r… Read More
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Categories: Mortgage Issues
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How Does the Eminent Domain Process Work in Kansas?

Governments and certain quasi-governmental entities (like utilities) have the ability to take private property for public use on payment of just compensation. This authority is called the power of eminent domain. Exercise of the power occurs through… Read More
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Categories: Real Estate Issues
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Do Grandparents Have Visitation Rights in Kansas?

Grandparents and grandchildren often have a special bond. Sometimes, changes in a family’s situation can affect a grandparent’s ability to spend time with a grandchild. Under a Kansas law, a grandparent may be able ask a court for visitation righ… Read More
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Categories: Family Issues
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Estate Planning Terminology for Non-Lawyers

When you decide to create an estate plan, you may encounter unfamiliar terminology that makes the process somewhat confusing. To make the estate planning process more easily understood, the estate planning lawyers at Sloan Law firm compiled this summ… Read More
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Comparative Negligence Rules in Kansas Personal Injury Cases

If you receive injuries caused by another person, you may have a personal injury claim. Examples include auto accidents, dangerous property injuries (like a slip and fall), and harm from defective products. To recover compensation, the injured person… Read More
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What Is Probate of an Estate?

Probate is a legal process established by Kansas law for settling and distributing the estate of a person who passes away. The statutes contain complex provisions for determining the correct process for administration and probate of an estate, based… Read More
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Kansas No-Fault Personal Injury Protection

A Kansas law establishes a no-fault auto insurance system in the state. Personal Injury Protection, known as PIP, is one of the types of coverage required for car owners. Everyone who owns a car, drives, or rides in an automobile should understand th… Read More
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