Are you being falsely accused of a crime that you didn’t commit? It can be tempting to try and ignore the charges and pretend that everything will be alright, since you assume there is no proof available that you committed the crime. Unfortunately, it isn’t that simple and you will need to take an active part in your defense to prevent false charges from becoming a real criminal sentence. The following tips can help you deal with a false accusation. Read More»
In the United States alone there are more than a half a million children who end up in foster care every year. Without those good-hearted individuals who are willing to step up and take care of these children, it would be a drastic burden on the localized governments to take charge and make sure these youngsters have a place to stay. If you are a foster parent, you may feel like there is enough respect for what you do that you would never be faced with the need for a lawyer. Read More»
Most people think of workers compensation as a program that compensates workers for an accident, such as a fall, that occurs on the job, but it can also cover other situations. For example, if you suffer from a repetitive stress injury, or RSI, caused by your job, you might be eligible for benefits from workers compensation. This article takes a look at some of the key considerations surrounding this issue.
At one point, workers compensation laws only applied to those who suffered an injury from a single unfortunate event that left them unable to perform their job. Read More»
Married and single persons face different challenges when filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. If you are married, you shouldn’t use a single friend’s bankruptcy process as a yardstick for your application. Some of the unique challenges to prepare for include:
Passing the Means Test
Chapter 7 bankruptcy process has a means test, which is designed to ensure that only those who can’t truly pay their debts get the discharge. If you have a reasonable disposable income, which is the money you are left with after paying your allowed monthly expenses, then you may not qualify for the bankruptcy. Read More»
Social Security Disability isn’t always easy to get. The application alone can be intimidating, and while you’re waiting for a decision, it can be stressful and overwhelming. When you add to that the financial struggles that often come from the loss of work, it can be a difficult time. If you’re wondering how you will cover the bills while you’re waiting for your disability decision, you’re not without options. Here are a few things to consider when you’re trying to make ends meet. Read More»