Your Legal Rights at Work

  • All About Parenting Plans

    26 May 2023

    A parenting plan is a comprehensive document that outlines the arrangements and agreements between parents regarding custody, visitation, and responsibilities for their children after a separation or divorce. It serves as a guide for co-parenting and provides clarity on various aspects of raising children together. To find out more, read on.  Forging an Agreement Obtaining the necessary agreement for a parenting plan typically involves the following steps: Both parents need to engage in open and constructive communication to discuss and negotiate the terms of the parenting plan.

  • How Divorce Deals With Retirement Accounts

    26 May 2023

    During a divorce, retirement accounts can be subject to division as part of the overall property settlement. The specific rules and procedures for dividing retirement accounts vary depending on the jurisdiction and the type of retirement account involved. Here are some key points to consider when the issue of retirement accounts arises. Marital Property Retirement accounts accumulated during the marriage are generally considered marital property subject to division. This includes accounts such as 401(k)s, pensions, IRAs (Individual Retirement Accounts), and other similar plans.

  • Filing The Will: What Loved Ones Should Know

    9 March 2023

    The probate process is often spoken of with dread. However, it can be made simple. Filing the will is the first step in the probate process so read on to find out what happens next. Is Probate Necessary? Before you file the will, speak to a probate lawyer. In many states, probate is not necessary if the estate is valued under a certain value. If many of the assets of the estate are exempt from probate, you might not need to file at all.

  • Alimony And Your Financial Security After Divorce

    9 March 2023

    Even though alimony (spousal support) for divorcing couples is not as common as it once might have been, this form of support may still be ordered if a need is shown. Several factors go into the decision to order alimony so read on and find out more. Showing a Need for Alimony Often, both spouses in a relationship must work outside the home to make ends meet. If a spouse does remain at home, that party might be at a financial disadvantage when a divorce is in the offing.

  • Social Security Disability Insurance: What You Need To Know

    10 February 2023

    When you suffer from an injury or illness that leaves you unable to work, your financial situation is going to become difficult unless you're able to obtain an alternate source of income. To help alleviate this problem, the government has created the Social Security Disability Insurance program, also known as SSDI, to give eligible disabled people a means of supporting themselves. This article examines some key facts about SSDI that everyone should know.

  • Why It's Necessary To Hire A Personal Injury Lawyer If A Doctor Misdiagnoses Your Cancer

    13 December 2022

    Living with cancer can be difficult. This can mean months or even years of unnecessary surgeries, treatments, and other medical interventions that are physically and emotionally taxing. If you believe your doctor failed to diagnose your cancer correctly, it's important to consider hiring a personal injury lawyer. A good lawyer will help you determine if you have a valid case and seek compensation for damages caused by the misdiagnosis. Here are four reasons why it's important to hire a personal injury lawyer if you believe your doctor misdiagnosed your cancer:

  • 3 Reasons To Make A Criminal Defense Attorney Your Ally If You're Charged With A Weapon Crime

    13 December 2022

    The consequences for weapon crimes can be severe, even for first offenses. You may be fined, incarcerated, or have a criminal record that follows you for life. If you've been charged with a weapon crime, making a criminal defense attorney your ally is essential. These lawyers will help you navigate the legal system and ensure you get the best outcome in your case. Keep reading to learn why you need to have these legal professionals by your side when you're facing a weapon charge: 

  • How Do Vehicle Accidents Affect Your Budget?

    17 November 2022

    As if dealing with the pain and misery of an accident injury weren't enough, many victims are also afflicted with an empty wallet. Even when the accident was not your fault, you may still find yourself negatively impacted by it. This is not supposed to happen to accident victims. Read on to learn what you can do to get that money back into your budget. Lost Transportation Whether your vehicle is a total loss or it's waiting to be repaired, you may only know that you are without transportation.

  • Employer Class Action Defense: How To Get Started

    20 October 2022

    One of the responsibilities of a business owner is to adequately provide for your employees. Failure to do so will result in either a lot of turnovers or some type of litigation. Either of these will result in a loss of time, money, and work production. If you do not properly address your employees' concerns they may team up and try to sue you. In this case, it will be in your best interest to contact a employer class action defense attorney.

  • Buying A New House? Why You Should Start With A Real Estate Attorney

    23 September 2022

    If you're ready to buy a house, you might want to talk to a real estate attorney first. A real estate attorney can give you the guidance you need when buying a home. If you don't think you'll have any problems, you might think you can forgo the legal help. But, that's not necessarily the case. You never know when issues are going to pop up while you're buying a home.