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How to file a workers' compensation claim in Alaska

When you suffer an injury at work, your first concern is probably for your health and safety. However, what follows right after is the worry about the financial consequences of the accident. How will you pay for the medical bills? When can you go back to work, if at all? Will you have lifelong health problems or need long-term care?

Are prenuptial agreements good or bad?

Congratulations on getting engaged! Amid all the wedding planning activities, there is one thing to consider. Should you get a prenup before saying I do? The practice has become increasingly common, but you are unsure if it is the right thing to do.

What benefits do you receive through workers' compensation?

When you receive an injury while working, it is imperative you report the incident right away to your employer, seek immediate medical care and follow your treatment plan. Taking these first steps can significantly increase the chances of your workers' compensation claim going through so you can receive benefits.

How breathalyzers may provide false positives

If police officers stop you and suspect a DUI, they will likely ask you to take a breathalyzer test. People who get a result of blood alcohol content exceeding the legal limit of 0.08 percent often assume there is no point in fighting the charges that ensue. How can you argue with machine-generated, scientifically-backed results?

3 biggest mistakes you can make in a divorce

Nobody gets married with the anticipation that they will eventually get divorced. You are optimistic and in love, but the unfortunate truth is that divorce is a frequent occurrence. Its commonness is likely little comfort if you are in the midst of a separation, but it is important not to lose sight of the future as you go through this process. Too many people become susceptible to stress and make regrettable mistakes.

Could a DUI charge affect my custody case?

You are struggling with your ex to figure out child custody issues. For example, perhaps you want joint custody while your ex wants sole custody. You go out to a bar one night, have a few drinks, leave, and the next thing you know, you are being pulled over and charged with a DUI.

Protecting your assets in divorce: Things to consider

If you are thinking about divorcing your spouse in Alaska, it is important for you to anticipate different outcomes. You may have certain beliefs and expectations about the process, but if you do not plan your separation carefully, you could end up with a settlement skewed towards your ex-partner. 

Problems with field sobriety tests

If an Alaska law enforcement officer pulls you to the side of the road for any reason, and he or she has a reason to believe that you may have been drinking, you may have to take a standardized field sobriety test. This battery of three tests can indicate a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent. 

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