Hiring a Family Law Attorney When Adopting a Child

  • 3 Things You Aren't Doing to Help Your Family Avoid Probate Court

    21 October 2015

    If you have been doing some estate planning, you may think you're completing all the right documents. However, you may be omitting some important things that could help your family avoid probate court when you pass on. Here are some things you might not be doing. Including All Assets in Planning You may be including bank accounts and life insurance policies in your estate planning, but it is not uncommon to forget stocks you purchased years ago or assume that everyone knows you want your jewelry to go to your daughter.

  • Automobile Accident Facts Every Parent Should Teach Their Newly Licensed Driver

    9 October 2015

    There are many milestones in the life of your child that can bring about a bit of nervous apprehension, but when they get their driver's license and set out behind the wheel on their own for those first few times, it can leave you a nervous wreck. Even though your teen is likely super excited, they may not realize all of the dangers on the roadway that are making you so nervous.

  • Increasing Your Chance At A Disability Claim Acceptance

    18 September 2015

    Many people who become injured while on the job will file for social security disability benefits so they continue having a source of income to be able to live on. If you had become injured on the job, you will want to take the necessary steps in protecting yourself against social security denial. It is estimated that up to 70 percent of the applications received will be denied. Here are some tips to use to give you a favorable chance at being accepted to receive benefits.

  • Are You Sure Your Injury Is Work-Related?

    27 August 2015

    When you get injured on the job, you should be covered by your company's workers' compensation policy. Before they provide this benefit, they need to ensure your injuries were actually caused by a work-related task. It doesn't necessarily need to occur while on the business's property, but it must still be work-related. Here are some ways to determine if it was work-related or not. Did the injury occur off company property?

  • Pros & Cons of Workers' Compensation Settlements

    11 August 2015

    Workers compensation laws vary by state, and the laws are very complicated, so it's often best to hire a workers comp lawyer. The lawyer can help you figure out just what type of compensation you're due and how to go about getting a fair amount. Some people prefer to get a lump sum settlement instead of weekly or monthly payments, but this may not be best for everyone. As you are looking for a lawyer, consider the pros and cons of getting workers comp.

  • DUI Charge? Guilty Or Innocent, Don't Let Anyone Tell You That You Don't Need An Attorney

    29 July 2015

    The penalties for a DUI vary from state to state, but you might be surprised at just how much. A first offense in Delaware carries no minimum jail sentence and a three-month license suspension; in Arizona, you'll be spending a minimum of ten days in jail; in Georgia, while there is no minimum jail term, you will have your license suspended for an entire year.  However, what all states have in common is the fact that repeated offenses are taken more and more seriously.

  • Debunking Common Bankruptcy Myths

    13 July 2015

    Bankruptcy is not something most people want to think about. Unfortunately, when situations prevent you from meeting all of your financial obligations, sometimes it is something to consider. It is important to understand that many of the things you hear about bankruptcy are nothing but myths. Separating the truth from rumors before you file for bankruptcy can prevent any major mishaps. Filing Bankruptcy is Nothing More Than Filling Out Some Paperwork

  • 3 Ways To Ensure A Successful Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Proceeding

    24 June 2015

    Finding out that your employer is cutting your job can be a devastating blow, especially if you have worked for the company for years. You go from having everything in order to struggling to pay your bills in no time. Before you know it, you have fallen behind and there is no way to catch up. If you are thinking about filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, there are a few things you want to make sure you do so as not to jeopardize your case.

  • How To File A Social Security Disability Claim

    10 June 2015

    When people think about social security benefits, they usually think about the assisted income offered to elderly citizens. However, there are other social security claims that can help people of any age. One such program is the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). This government assistance may be rewarded to certain individuals who are disabled, regardless of their age. Here's how to determine whether or not you qualify for this service and how you can file a claim.

  • Which Pictures Should You Take After A Car Accident?

    27 May 2015

    One of the most common pieces of advice given to motorists involved in car accidents to take pictures, but which pictures should you take? Should you photograph the bystanders, your car or the road? Here are a few examples of the major points of interest that you should capture, and why this is necessary: Automobiles Involved In the Accident Take pictures of all the automobiles involved in the crash. Include all modes of transportation involved in the accident such as motorcycles and bicycles.