Model Law: A Blog About Legal Issues

Model Law: A Blog About Legal Issues

  • What Should You Include When Writing a Will?

    One of the best ways of caring for your loved ones is by preparing them for the inevitable eventualities in life, death. The succession of property can be a problem especially in cases where the beneficiaries cannot agree on a way of administrating over your property. However, in your absence, you can save them the trouble of deciding on who takes over what, through a will. It gives you the power to distribute and assert authority over all your property in your absence or incapacity.

  • When to Call a Family Lawyer to Discuss Your Aging Parent

    Seeing a parent grow older and start to struggle with their daily care can be difficult for an adult child, but sometimes you as that child needs to step in and take over their care. In many cases, it's good to first talk to a family lawyer so you are protected from any accusations you may face when it comes to the care of your parents and especially their finances. It can also be good for parents and their adult children to meet with these attorneys together so that everyone knows their rights and options in certain circumstances.

  • When It's Good to Call a Family Law Office for Legal Advice

    There are some legal matters relating to your family that you might be able to handle on your own, such as petitioning the court for a name change after you get married or even going through an amicable divorce when there are no children involved. However, there are also times when it's good to call an attorney at least for legal advice, to protect your interests and those of other family members.

  • Wills & Estate: Understanding Letters Of Administration

    If a close relative has passed away, the Succession Act prescribes that only several processes can be used to pass the assets of their estate to another. These processes are probate, letters of administration or a will. In most cases, a will or a probate process carries the day. However, in other instances, letters of administration are required. Read on to learn more. What are letters of administration? Letters of administration are legal documents that give you the power to manage and operate the estate of the deceased person.

  • 3 Reasons You Might Be Denied For Disability Benefits

    If you have a disability that keeps you from being able to work a full-time job, you might be eligible for benefits through the Social Security Administration (SSA). Unfortunately, not all claims that are sent in will be approved. If you were denied benefits, it might be due to one of these reasons. Your Disability Isn't Severe In order to quality for disability benefits, you not only need to prove that you have a medical condition or injury keeping you from work, but prove that it isn't temporary.

About Me

Model Law: A Blog About Legal Issues

Hello. I'm Mark and I am the manager of a successful modelling agency. It is my job to ensure that our models are well cared for and generate positive publicity for the agency. Sometimes that can be quite challenging and I spend a lot of time liaising with our legal team. From clients who refuse to honour contracts to models who are facing charges themselves, I am constantly dealing with legal issues. Over the years, I have become quite familiar with a range of laws and legal processes. My friends and family consider me to be a veritable fount of information when they have legal questions. I have decided to compose this blog in order to address the issues I most commonly deal with. Please browse at your leisure.