For the past seven years, the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) has provided a potential option for homeowners who are struggling to keep up with their mortgage to avoid foreclosure and remain in their homes. The program allowed homeowners to apply for a government-facilitated modification of their mortgage loan to make payment terms more affordable … Continue reading What the End of HAMP Means for You
An important part of creating a living trust is to appoint someone to serve as successor trustee after the grantor passes away or otherwise becomes unable to manage the trust. Being appointed trustee means that you will have many different responsibilities related to the management and administration of the trust. These responsibilities will vary depending … Continue reading So You’ve Been Appointed Trustee?
If you are injured on the job, you should not have to pay for your medical treatment and lost wages from having to take time off work. This is true even if your injury is not a broken bone or a thrown out back but rather an illness caused by a workplace condition. Occupational illnesses … Continue reading Occupational Illness: What You Need to Know