Social Security Disability 101: 3 Tips For Those Undergoing A Hearing

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Sometimes, those who apply for disability are required to attend a hearing. As you might expect, this typically takes place in a courtroom. Unfortunately, this can make a lot of people nervous. Especially if they believe they will be denied the benefits they need. However, you can keep your cool and increase the chances of winning your case by following these three tips: 1. Ensure Your Medical Records Are Up To Date

22 June 2017

Why It Is Important To Grant Power Of Attorney When Planning An Estate

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Estate planning is a major step for anyone who has a significant amount of money or property to bestow. Unfortunately, if disability strikes a person before they grant a power of attorney to someone they trust, their estate planning may go awry. Disability Can Complicate An Estate When a person suffers from a disabling situation, it can complicate their estate planning by making it difficult for them to execute a plan.

18 June 2017

What To Expect When Meeting A Divorce Lawyer For The First Time

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Going through a divorce can be complicated in many ways. A spouse may feel angry, sad, and stressed about the end of the marriage and the events that led up to the decision to divorce. If you're contemplating divorce or are ready to file, it is in your best interest to hire a competent divorce lawyer to assist you. Continue reading to learn more about preparing for the first meeting with your divorce lawyer and what to expect in their office:

15 June 2017

Death And Child Custody When You Have Stepchildren

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Most custodial parents do not like to think of the prospect of them dying before their minor children are grown. However, it is a possible scenario. It is one that all custodial parents and non-custodial parents should understand. The following information will help you to understand what could happen if you are the custodial parent of a child and married to someone who is not the biological parent of your child.

13 June 2017

Three Mistakes To Avoid After An Accident

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Getting into a car accident, particularly when you aren't at fault, can be a hassle, since you will need to work with both your insurance company and that of the other driver. You may even find yourself needing to go to court to get the compensation you deserve for your loss and injuries. Make sure to avoid the following mistakes, since they can affect your success. #1: Failing to secure legal counsel

9 June 2017

Understanding Juvenile Disposition Hearings

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Kids who have committed crime are treated differently from adult criminal suspects. Juvenile courts usually try their level best to ensure that their decisions are geared towards rehabilitating, and not punishing, children offenders. That is why juvenile courts hold disposition hearings, which are meant to determine the best form of treatment for a convicted juvenile offender. Here are some of the questions that the juvenile disposition hearing will seek to answer:

6 June 2017

Guidelines For Putting Together A Trust

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If you need to make sure that your loved ones are taken care of after you die, one of the best things you can do for yourself is set up a living trust. A living trust gives you the chance to set aside the right amount of money or assets that you want your loved ones to have. These trusts are beneficial, because they give you the chance to revoke the trust or make changes to it any time that you are alive.

5 June 2017