Controlling Your Legacy

Can You Receive Workers Compensation For Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?

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If you work in a fast-paced, high-risk environment – such as a police or fire department, prison, or emergency room – you may occasionally find yourself feeling stressed, depressed, or jumpy. But when these feelings begin to overshadow your normal mental state, it could be a sign of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Are you able to submit a workers compensation claim to your employer for the infliction of this emotional distress, or is it merely an unfortunate side effect of a high-stress job? Read More»

Non-Custodial And Court Ordered Joint Custodians: Filing Dependents On Taxes

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Are you a divorcee whose dependent children live with the other parent? If so, you may experience issues when it comes to filing taxes. You may or may not fully understand the legalities of your divorce decree and how the decree applies to your tax filings. Understanding the law can help make differences of opinion more amicable.  Determining Who Will Claim Dependents Non-custodial parents may not always legally claim children on taxes, even if they paying child support, health insurance, and taking care of other financial obligations. Read More»

Possible Outcomes Apart From Going To Prison

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Serving jail time or paying a monetary fine isn’t the only result of being found guilty in court. The judge can give you other forms of sentences such as: Probation If you are put on probation, then it means that you are exempted from going to jail if you follow some specific court orders. A probation officer will be tasked with ensuring that you adhere to all these orders. These court orders may include: Read More»

Financial Snags: How To Give Your Parents Custody Of Your Child

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You may be worried about your child’s well-being because your financial situation is inadequate for your child and you know he or she will be better off living with your parents. Giving your parents temporary custody is not hard. The following guide will help make the transition successful.  A Few Legal Tips The following is a list of things that you should consider before giving custody to your parents: Determine the length of stay. Read More»

4 Mistakes Teen Drivers Make When They Get Into An Accident

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When your child is ready to learn how to drive, it can be both exciting and scary at the same time. However, with your guidance, you can take away much of the fear. This is why you should know of the top four mistakes that teen drivers make when they get into a car accident. If your child were to get into an accident, you would want to be sure that they would know what to do to help the situation go as smoothly as possible. Read More»