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The Best Ways to Avoid Probate

In Estate Planning, Probate, Uncategorized by Tramontozzi Law

In our recent blog post we outline what probate is and what the process entails in a simple step-by-step guide. Probate refers to the settlement and distribution of one’s assets in compliance with the terms of the will. The state court manages this, and all assets that you own individually and intend to pass on to heirs is subject to probate. …

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The Probate Process in Simple Steps

In Assets, Estate Planning, Probate, Uncategorized by Tramontozzi Law

What is probate? The probate process is described as the legal steps that take place after someone dies which determine how the deceased’s assets will be distributed.   Probate is the formal court proceeding required to determine who is entitled to inherit a property. The purpose of this proceeding is to prove that the deceased’s will is valid and that …

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Estate Planning Checklist

In Estate Planning, Misc Topics, Uncategorized by Tramontozzi Law

WHAT IS ESTATE PLANNING? Estate planning is a process where individuals specify how their money and other property will be managed after their deaths.   Many estate plans include wills, trusts, health care proxies, living wills and powers of attorney. Estate planning may sound like a fancy word, however when you think about it in the big picture it just …

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Injured at a construction site? Here’s who could be liable

In Misc Topics, Uncategorized, Work Related Injury by Tramontozzi Law

Construction workers face a great deal of danger, particularly a construction site injury. In most cases, workers’ compensation is a viable option for a construction site injury. Laws related to workers’ compensation ensure workers injured in the course of their employment be paid for the damages. These laws also protect the injured worker’s Employer from lawsuits. WHAT IS A CONSTRUCTION SITE …

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Chemical Exposure at Work? How to Protect Yourself

In Other Injuries, Uncategorized, Work Related Injury by Tramontozzi Law

Chemical exposure: regardless of where you work, or what field of work it is, coming into contact with high levels of chemical is not uncommon. When you work with chemicals, you can suffer serious illness or injury.   It’s important to understand the possible health risks to protect your rights. Health issues that are results of working with high levels of …

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Medical Malpractice Claims for Prescription Errors

In Medical Malpractice, Uncategorized, Wrongful Death by Tramontozzi Law

Medical malpractice can occur in many different ways. To protect yourself in these circumstances it is helpful to understand the laws. Medical malpractice can include a variety of issues. Examples of medical malpractice are: performing surgery on the wrong part of the body or forgetting surgical equipment in a patient. Additionally, medical malpractice involves incorrect medical prescriptions. Also, making a diagnosis …

Determining If Your Injury/Illness Is Work Related

In Misc Topics, Other Injuries, Personal Injury, Work Related Injury by Tramontozzi Law

Getting coverage under worker’s compensation plans will depend on whether your injury is work related. Every case is different, but here are some general guidelines for determining whether your injury/illness is work related. Injuries During a Break If you were on a break when an injury occurred, it’s normally not considered a work-related injury. However, there may be an exception …