If You’re Married and Buying a Home in CA, Here’s a Way to Title Your House for a Capital Gains Advantage

By Rachel Puryear, Attorney and Founder of Legal Document Helpers Buying a home is an exciting milestone for any couple! One of the little details you might not think about until it’s time to sign papers, though, is how to title your home. The papers you sign will include a form where you select how…

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Workers’ Comp Claim Denied? This Benefit Can Tide You Over.

By Rachel Puryear, of Legal Document Helpers It’s bad enough to get hurt at work. It’s even worse when you cannot get workers’ compensation benefits following your injury. (Workers’ compensation benefits include payments to an injured worker in the form of wage replacement payments, paying for medical care, and compensation for long term impairment.) Reasons…

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CA Supreme Court Gives a Hand Up to Future Bar Exam Takers. This is a Good Thing for All of Us.

By Rachel Puryear, Attorney at Law This past Thursday, the California Supreme Court determined via a letter to the State Bar that the next Bar Exam would take place online, on October 5-6. This is for the purpose of having a socially-distanced Bar Exam. Normally, the Bar Exam takes place in a large room, with…

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Finally, A Bit of Relief for Undocumented Immigrants (in California) Affected by Covid-19

By Rachel Puryear, Attorney at Law As millions of people nationwide have suffered partial or total loss of their regular employment and income in recent weeks, benefits and relief programs have made a vital difference for families everywhere (including my own). However, up until now, immigrants who are undocumented in the state and nation have…

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Not Everyone is Safe at Home While Sheltering in Place. Here are Resources for Help With Domestic Violence.

By Rachel Puryear, Attorney at Law While you are sheltering in place, dear readers, I sincerely hope that you are all safe in your homes. Some in your community, however, are in more danger than ever – not only because of Covid, but because they must stay at home, and they have domestic violence problems…

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Think You Might Have Caught Covid on the Job? Now It’s Easier to Get Work Comp Benefits.

By Rachel Puryear, Attorney at Law You may know that in general, if a worker gets sick or injured on their job, they are entitled to certain benefits – including partial wage replacement while off work, medical treatment, and payments based upon their level of permanent disability. Also, normally, to get such benefits; the injured…

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