Mike Gallegos, Attorney and Counsellor at Law

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We empathize because we know our clients are looking for not only competent representation but also for an attorney who really cares about them and doesn't simply see them as another client with a problem. AT OUR OFFICE WE OFFER THE PERSONAL CARE THAT WE WOULD EXTEND TO A FAMILY MEMBER! For that reason, we make sure our clients not only receive high-quality legal services, but also the COMPETENCY AND REASSURANCE that they deserve throughout the process of recovery through settlement or throughout litigation. For many years, the Law Office of Mike Gallegos has been providing expert legal assistance with a personal touch. We have specialized in many different fields of law in the process and place great value on quality and respectability. Overview: What our legal practice offers
We have 30 years of experience in the PERSONAL INJURY AREA OF THE LAW
We provide expert experience and advice and representation to our clients
We return client phone calls within one to two business days
We provide honest and expert assessments of each case, whether good or bad
We perform all work with the highest level of care and attention to detail

We empathize because we know our clients are looking for not only competent representation but also for an attorney who really cares about them and doesn't simply see them as another client with a problem. AT OUR OFFICE WE OFFER THE PERSONAL CARE THAT WE WOULD EXTEND TO A FAMILY MEMBER! For that reason, we make sure our clients not only receive high-quality legal services, but also the COMPETENCY AND REASSURANCE that they deserve throughout the process of recovery through settlement or throughout litigation. For many years, the Law Office of Mike Gallegos has been providing expert legal assistance with a personal touch. We have specialized in many different fields of law in the process and place great value on quality and respectability. Overview: What our legal practice offers
We have 30 years of experience in the PERSONAL INJURY AREA OF THE LAW
We provide expert experience and advice and representation to our clients
We return client phone calls within one to two business days
We provide honest and expert assessments of each case, whether good or bad
We perform all work with the highest level of care and attention to detail

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What happens to your investments after you die?

Just as life insurance provides a payout to your beneficiaries after you die, there are ways to ensure your loved ones receive some, or all, of your investment account's assets. https://bit.ly/3rUhNdz

Most investing apps offer transfer on death (TOD), trust accounts, or other estate options that transfer your investments to beneficiaries post-death.

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Losing a loved one isn’t just an emotional burden — it also carries an administrative load. You can reduce that load for your own heirs by communicating your preferences about your assets clearly. https://bit.ly/2V8Oczh

Adding beneficiaries to your investment accounts can save your heirs time and money during a particularly difficult time.

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How to Set Up Medical Power of Attorney

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Having a solid end-of-life plan in place can be a big help to you and your family when the time comes. In addition getting your financial affairs in order through the estate planning process, it's also a good idea to set … Continue reading ->The post How to Set Up Medical Power of Attorney appear...

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Columbus, OH — Golf cart users, be “FORE!”-warned: The zippy means of transportation – no longer limited to golf courses – carries “considerable risk of injury and morbidity” to drivers and passengers of all ages, especially kids and older adults, say researchers from the Center for In...

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Everything You Need to Know About Probate

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Here's how to navigate the probate process.

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Do I Need A Trust If I Have A Will?

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Although you can leave assets to your heirs in a will, it’s not an efficient way to do so, which is why many individuals utilize a revocable living trust.

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Do You Need A Trust? 8 Important Goals A Trust Can Help You Achieve

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Has it been awhile since you reviewed your estate planning strategy? If so, it may require some updating based on recent changes to laws impacting your tax and retirement planning.

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Estate planning directs how assets get distributed if you die or can't function. Key plan elements include a will, power of attorney, and trusts.

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The number of people killed on the nation’s highways rose 4.6% in the first nine months of 2020 despite coronavirus lockdowns that curtailed driving early in the year. https://bit.ly/3iztAKu

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File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Compensation When a Loved One Dies

When a loved one dies due to the negligent, reckless or deliberate behavior of another, the surviving family members may be entitled to file a wrongful death lawsuit against that party. This type of lawsuit allows them to collect monetary damages for their loved one's untimely death. #PersonalInjury

A wrongful death lawsuit may be appropriate if a loved one has died due to the negligent, reckless, or deliberate behavior of someone else.

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12/18/2020

Merry Christmas to everybody from the office!❤

12/10/2020
Estate Planning for ‘Black Sheep’ Beneficiaries

There are several myths about how estates must be distributed that can lead to stress about family dynamics. https://yhoo.it/3gr7mcy

Every family has one – or maybe more – black sheep. They’re people who march to their own drum, and handing them an inheritance could be problematic. Here are some tips for managing them in your estate plan.

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AT THE LAW OFFICE OF MIKE GALLEGOS, you will find experienced, effective and compassionate legal representation in a caring environment to individuals and families who have SUFFERED A PERSONA INJURY through the negligence of other persons or entities. MIKE GALLEGOS, also does ESTATE PLANNING and GUARDIANSHIPS and also represents legal entities in BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS, CORPORATE ORGANIZATION.

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