Your Legal Rights at Work

  • Misconceptions About Disability Benefits

    2 July 2020

    A person that has suffered a disability can find themselves facing the prospect of being unable to financially support themselves due to their inability to work. These individuals will often be in a position of desperately needing to apply for disability benefits, but they may be too misinformed to be able to utilize this support option. Myth: Total Disability Is Required To Obtain Benefits It is a reality that disability can occur on a sliding scale, but individuals will often assume that a person must be completely and totally disabled in order to be able to be approved for these benefits.

  • 3 Situations That Warrant Help From A Workers Comp Attorney

    26 May 2020

    In the event of a work injury, workers compensation comes into play. It's designed to give you compensation until you can make a recovery. If you run into the following issues when seeking this compensation, then be sure to hire a workers comp attorney as quickly as possible.  Insurance Dragging Their Feet Your employer's insurance company is the party that is supposed to cover your compensation after a work-related injury. If you feel like they're dragging their feet during this process, just hire a workers comp attorney.

  • 3 Tips For Using An RFC Form When Filing For Social Security Disability Benefits

    24 April 2020

    Individuals who become disabled can find it challenging to support themselves financially. A disability has the potential to interfere with your ability to perform work-related tasks easily and comfortably over time. Social Security Disability benefits are designed to help offer financial support to any individual affected by a disability. The Social Security Administration relies on a book which lists the qualifying criteria for each recognized disability. Not all disability benefits applicants will meet the listing criteria, despite being severely disabled.

  • Separation Vs. Divorce: The Major Differences

    20 March 2020

    A legal separation may seem like the end of your marriage, just like a divorce, but the two are different. Below are some of the major differences between separation and divorce: Spousal Benefits Some of the benefits that spouses enjoy due to their marital relationship stop after a divorce but not after a separation. Classic examples are health and tax benefits. You won't be able to file joint tax returns if you divorce your spouse.

  • Get the Support You Need to Secure a Protective Order Against Someone

    14 February 2020

    It's not always easy to decide to get a protective order against someone. When you are being abused or harassed in any way, it can feel overwhelming to go to court to file a protective order and stand up for yourself. You might believe that the harassment will continue anyway or that you will only make the harasser angrier with you. When you work with protective order attorney services, your rights will be carefully outlined to you.

  • Divorce: What To Do When You Don't Want To Give Up Your Family Home

    16 January 2020

    If your spouse files for a divorce and asks you to give up the family home, you might not know how to react to the request. If you invested time and love into your home for your children's sake, it may not be something you can easily give up on. You can protect your rights to your family's home by doing the things below. Negotiate with the Other Person Homes and property are some of the biggest assets marital couples have today.

  • Tips For Successfully Modifying A Divorce Agreement

    13 December 2019

    The final divorce decree you receive is the document that proves you are legally divorced and shows the precise agreement you have with your spouse relating to the issues of the divorce. This agreement is called a final divorce settlement agreement, and what it says is what you must follow. The only way to change anything on it is by going through the process of modification. This process is not easy to do, though, so here are some tips that can help you successfully change something your divorce agreement says.

  • Reasons You Need a Lawyer Before Getting Workers Compensation

    15 November 2019

    Are you planning on filing for workers' compensation? Whether you are physically unable to work for a long or short time or you have a different type of disability that leaves you mentally unable to perform tasks, you can file for disability to help you get by financially and meet all your goals. You should consider hiring a lawyer who specializes in things like workers' compensation and other things to help you get the most out of your case.

  • Why It's Crucial For You To Finish Your Estate Planning

    20 October 2019

    It is important to remember that there is no way to know when we will pass on. Therefore, if you have some items of value, property, or cash that you would like to make sure are left to certain friends or loved ones, you will want to work with an attorney to finish your estate planning. To help you further understand the importance of this, you will want to spend a little time reviewing the following information.

  • 3 Things To Understand About The Chapter 7 Discharge

    23 September 2019

    The discharge in Chapter 7 bankruptcy is the one thing that makes bankruptcy a great way to find relief from debt, as it is the part of a case that eliminates your obligation to any debt that qualifies for this. If you are planning on using Chapter 7, you should understand what a discharge is and how it works. Here are three things that are important to know. The types of debts that qualify