Four Things To Consider Before You File For Disability

Few people are prepared when they hear the news that their disability claim has been denied, and the truth is, in many situations, there is nothing that could have done to prevent the denied claim. However, there are a few things you can do to keep the chances of rejection to a minimum. The following are four things to consider. Your disability is not permanent If you will only be at a loss of employment for a limited amount of time, then there is a chance you will be denied benefits.

2 Reasons to Hire an Estate Planning Lawyer

An estate planning lawyer is an invaluable resource when it comes to figuring out exactly what is going to happen to your loved ones and your assets after you pass away. Listed below are two important reasons to consider hiring an estate planning lawyer. Ensuring That Minors are Care For One of the biggest concerns that many people have is how their children or minors under their guardianship are going to be taken care of after they pass away.

Can You, Or Should You, Represent Yourself During Your Unemployment Appeal?

It's very possible to represent yourself during an unemployment appeal. Sometimes, the process is set up in such a way that a non-lawyer can navigate it. However, it's important to remember your appeal is still a legal process with everything that entails. So should you represent yourself? Here are a few things to consider. Know the Stages of the Appeal Process The appeal process varies from state to state. In general, you will have a small window of opportunity to start the appeal.

Divorce, Debt And Assets In Community Property States

The vast majority of states in this county follow an equitable distribution model when dividing debt and assets in divorce, but at least 9 states follow the community property system. The differences in the two systems can have a major impact on your divorce settlement, so read on to find out more about how debt and assets are divided in a community property state. What are the community property states?

Protecting Your Rights At A DWI Checkpoint

DWI checkpoints are popular with law enforcement agencies that want to prevent drinking and driving, particularly during holidays when more people will be out on the roads. If you get stopped in one of these traffic checkpoints, it is important that you know how to protect your rights. Your DWI defense starts at the moment you begin your interaction with a police officer. Here are a few things you should know.

3 Things You Can Do To Speed Up Your Divorce

Going through a divorce can be a long and stressful process. Even though you may feel emotionally done with the marriage, it can take months, or even years to resolve. A lot of this depends on you and how you handle the divorce. Speeding the process up will depend on a couple different things. Here are some things you can do to speed up your divorce. 1. Don't File The Divorce Until You Are Sure

What You Should Know after a Spinal Cord Injury

With over 26 different vertebrae in the spinal cord, a person could suffer from a number of different types of spinal cord injury. Whether it was the result of an automobile accident or a slip and fall, it is important to understand what your legal options are when you suffer from a spinal cord injury. Some spinal cord issues can be severe and include permanent paralysis, while others may be more temporary.

Wrongful Death Claims For Medical Malpractice

Losing a loved one due to the negligence of a hospital or medical practitioner can be very heartbreaking. The dependents of the deceased are usually left with huge economic and emotional losses that they deserve compensation for. Here are guidelines on possible causes of death due to medical malpractice and the legal options available for you if you have lost a loved one to such negligence. Forms of medical malpractice deaths

Slip And Fall Accidents: Building Your Case

Slip and fall accidents are a common occurrence. If you slip and fall and want to hold the property owner responsible for your injuries, you have to prove why you should win the case. To help you build your case, here is what you need to prove about your fall and injuries.  You Were Not Careless In some states, a careless person could be denied compensation or have his or her reward amount reduced.

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: Which Debts Are Dischargeable?

Filing for chapter 7 bankruptcy enables you to escape all unsecured debt. With the help of a qualified attorney, you can eliminate most of your debts and escape repossession of your vital assets such as you home and car. It is advisable to use an experienced lawyer when filing for chapter 7 bankruptcy, as any mistakes could lead to loss of property. The lawyer will also represent you in negotiations with creditors and ensure you are protected from any harassment.