2 Ways to Get Visitation with Your Grandchildren
12 February 2019
When a family is broken up, whether due to divorce or one of the parents dying, it can not only cause problems for the immediate family, but it can also have long-lasting repercussions for the extended family. For example, in the case of divorce, one set of grandparents may not be able to get to visit with the children anymore. If that happens, grandparents do have options. One of them is to talk to a lawyer to see if they have any rights in the state.
Four Things You Should Know If You Have A Disability And Can No Longer Work
5 January 2019
If you have been injured and can no longer work, you are going to want to know what your options are. This is especially true as it relates to disability benefits. The following are a few things you should know.
Workers' compensation is your first option
If you were hurt on the job, you should always file for workers' compensation benefits. If you have a severe injury, these benefits will last as long as necessary, so there is no need to file for disability benefits.
Three Times That Your Divorce Attorney Will Recommend Hiring A Forensic Accountant
27 November 2018
When you meet with a divorce attorney, he or she will likely reference the many experts that can help your case. One such expert is a forensic accountant — someone who can dig deep into your spouse's finances to learn information about which you may not have been aware. A forensic accountant isn't necessary in every divorce, but this professional can be instrumental in some cases. Before your attorney decides whether you involve a forensic accountant in your situation, he or she will need to know more about you and your spouse's finances.
Scenarios In Which Someone May Discriminate Against You Because Of A Mental Health Condition
10 October 2018
A lot of people have mental illnesses, but through medication, therapy, and other approaches, they can manage their illness without it affecting their daily lives much. However, it's possible for you to run into a difficult situation if someone learns about your mental illness and discriminates against you because of it. Fortunately, you have an ally in a discrimination attorney who specializes in cases such as these. He or she will get you to explain your scenario, will evaluate the degree to which someone has discriminated against you, and then work with you to build a case against this individual or organization.