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Know your rights and options during an unexpected divorce

You have to protect yourself if your ex unexpectedly filed for a divorce. Chances are good that your ex has been planning the divorce for at least a little while before filing the petition. In a way, you now have to play catch up so that you can ensure that you aren't getting the short end of the stick for your divorce. We know that this is difficult, but being prepared can help you to feel a little less stressed about the situation.

3 car insurance coverage myths

When it comes to the monetary consequences of a car accident, it is better to be safe than sorry. You may think you have no need to worry because you have good enough insurance. However, if you believe one or more of these coverage myths, you may pay for it later. Make sure you have the right information to ensure proper financial protection.

Your credit might be impacted by divorce, plan accordingly

When you get a divorce, everything in your life can change -- including your credit. Your credit report is likely going to reflect the divorce in a few ways. Your debt-to-income ratio will change because your spouse's income isn't going to count on your credit report.

Pedestrian crashes can lead to very serious effects

Our recent blog post discussed the horrors of a pedestrian versus vehicle accident. The impacts of these accidents can easily be harrowing. Not only do pedestrian accidents impact the pedestrian, they also impact the family members who interact with the pedestrian on a regular basis. While we fully understand that seeking compensation doesn't take away the effects, it can help you to reduce the financial stress that you face because of the accident.

Car versus pedestrian accidents can be very serious matters

When you are struck by a vehicle, you might know that you need help right away. Getting medical care is a top priority in these cases. Calling 911 is one of the first things that you should do if you are struck by a car and are able to make the call. If you can't make the call, try to get someone else to call for you.

Know the points to include in your child custody case

Child custody cases are close to a parent's heart. Your heart wants you to be around your child all the time. This might not be what is best for your child. More than likely, your child needs time to spend with his or her other parent. This is why the child custody case is so important. It gives parents a chance to come up with an agreement that governs what happens with their child.

What to know about crashes between bicycles and cars in Tennessee

Using a bike as your form of transportation, exercise or recreation comes with many benefits. It can also be dangerous when you share the road with other vehicles. In 2012, 29 percent of bicycle-related injuries resulted from cars hitting cyclists, reports the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center. The good news is that you can avoid getting in a collision with a car by following simple safety rules. This is especially significant for males and those 45 years old or higher, as they have higher fatality rates.

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