Your Legal Rights at Work

  • The Bankruptcy Divorce Conflagration

    13 November 2017

    If your marriage is in as bad of shape as your financial situation is, you may be in for two major legal moves in a short period of time. The question may not be if they should happen, but which should happen first—the divorce or the bankruptcy. You should know that the timing of these two issues are important, so read on to get a better idea of how they each affect another and how the order of filings could matter so much to you.

  • Information For Settling Your Final Affairs

    18 October 2017

    A person passing away can leave behind a series of complicated legal and financial matters that will need to be addressed. The process of preparing to settle these matters can be a task that you may want your survivors to avoid the need to manage. To this end, you will want to be informed about the process of preparing your final wishes and plans. Is It Necessary For A Will To Go Through The Probate Court System?

  • Divorce Is Tough – Two Areas Where Your Lawyer Can Help

    27 February 2017

    Divorce isn't easy emotionally. It also tends to be a financial wake-up call. Before you and your partner take that final step, it's necessary to discuss a number of issues. If you are already living apart or the separation is not an amicable one, it may be necessary to get a divorce lawyer involved before you've ironed out the details between you. Two important areas where your divorce lawyer can help include financial and family issues, including the fair and compassionate support of any children affected by the split-up.

  • 2 Mistakes To Avoid When Making A Social Security Disability Claim

    13 February 2017

    Filing for social security disability benefits can be a complicated process, but a social security lawyer can help take the weight off your shoulders and help you with your unique situation. Some people make the mistake of not having a social security attorney who can offer advice and represent their best interests. If you have tried to do it on your own, you may have taken some missteps. Do not make these two common mistakes when making a social security disability claim.

  • What You Need to Know About Distracted Driving

    11 January 2017

    More than 3,000 people were killed and 430,000 people were injured as a result of distracted driving in 2014 (the most recent year for which such statistics are available). According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Board, 10 percent of these drivers were teenagers (between 16 and 19 years of age) and another 23 percent were in their twenties. What is distracted driving? The term distracted driving encompasses a vast number of actions.

  • Injured At Christmas: How To Proceed

    29 December 2016

    Getting injured at a family Christmas gathering is never fun. And it's difficult to handle a personal injury when you're dealing with relatives. Here are some steps to take to smooth things over. Take the Time You Need First of all, it may be necessary to regroup so that you can behave calmly during the gathering. Removing yourself from the situation until you know what you'd like to do is a great idea.

  • Common Workers Compensation Denials And How To Avoid Them

    9 December 2016

    When filing a workers compensation claim, the goal is always to have it approved. However, not everyone is met with this result. While there is no way to deny-proof a claim, understanding some of the more common scenarios that often lead to this outcome may be able to help you avoid a denial for your claim. Failure To Notify When you are injured on the job, it is your duty to report your injuries to your employer immediately.