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4 Smart Steps to Take Before Hiring a Lawyer | Werner Law Firm

4 Smart Steps to Take Before Hiring a Lawyer

Seeking legal counsel is usually the smart thing to do, but regardless of what kind of a situation you find yourself in, there are preparations to make before you elect to seek out a lawyer for your troubles. Knowing how and what to do before you meet up with your prospective legal professional can save …

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What's the Value of Estate Planning? | Werner Law Firm

What’s the Value of Estate Planning?

It’s hard knowing you will not be around forever. Contemplating mortality is a concept as old as mankind itself, and it will continue to be one of our most contentious topics of thought. However, at some point, we all must acknowledge that life ends – and when it does, things must keep on moving. It …

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Is It Necessary to Hire a Lawyer After a Car Accident? - Werner Law Firm

Is It Necessary to Hire a Lawyer After a Car Accident?

There were over 2.31 million injuries related to car accidents in 2013, a figure that has been steadily rising for decades, while dropping more recently. While it is a staggering statistic, new innovations such as self-driving cars and modernized public transport solutions may make our roads safer. Innovations in data and oversight help make construction …

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6 Questions for an Assault and Battery Lawyer

Assault and battery can be one of the most traumatizing and heinous crimes – being attacked and injured in close quarters by a stranger or a friend can change your notions of safety and security, and may introduce trauma. Because of the potential for long-lasting and sometimes irrevocable harm in cases like this, they are …

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What Does It Mean to File for Bankruptcy? - Werner Law Firm

What Does It Mean to File for Bankruptcy?

To most, the idea of bankruptcy is nothing if not terrifying – but when it is all said and done, bankruptcy represents the chance to start over and get out from under an unfortunate and disastrous situation. Most people assume that bankruptcy is a sign of irresponsibility and an inability to work with money – that …

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The Basics of Setting up a Living Trust | Werner Law

The Basics of Setting Up a Living Trust

Regardless of where you are in life, contemplating your own death and the events that might follow is normal. We live in uncertain times, and worrying about the future is only natural. Yet what you should not be worried about is the safety of your assets in the event of your passing. Peace of mind …

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Incentive Trusts: An Overview - Werner Law Firm

Incentive Trusts: An Overview

An “incentive trust” is a legal entity that holds and manages assets such as money or property for a benefactor. Basically, it is a trust that can conditionally reward a benefactor for reaching a certain goal or behaving in a certain way. This can be quite useful for someone with a large inheritance who wants …

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The Werner Law Firm: Best of SCV for 8 Years in a Row

Werner Law Firm and our team of Santa Clarita attorneys are always looking for the best way to bring our clients the best results for their legal cases and concerns. We are excited and proud to announce that we have received several professional awards and distinctions this year due to our effort, dedication, skill, and …

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