Your Legal Rights at Work

  • Gifting Cash Or Assets Can Disqualify You For Medicaid Assistance

    15 March 2018

    Most people don't think twice about giving friends and family members gifts, but your generosity can hurt your eligibility for Medicaid benefits. Here's more information about this issue and how you can combat it. Preventing Eligibility Fraud Medicaid is a government program designed to help low-income individuals access necessary medical care. Because eligibility is primarily based on income, it's not unusual for people to get rid of some of their assets to reduce their gross income to below the maximum level, which is based on the federal poverty level and varies between states.

  • Protecting Yourself Against Lemon Car Sales

    12 February 2018

    Whether you're on a strict budget for a used car or trying to find a reasonable restoration project, lemon lots are a danger. There's nothing wrong with selling a non-working or barely functional car to someone who knows what they're getting, but it's another story to sell a failing car to someone expecting a used, decent-condition vehicle. Here are a few lemon vehicle details to help you protect your rights, if you end up navigating the rougher side of used car sales.

  • Tips For Being Prepared To File For Divorce

    16 January 2018

    A divorce can one of the more unpleasant experiences that you can have the misfortune of going through. While the ability to divorce yourself from a failing or otherwise unhealthy marriage can be invaluable, the process of going through this legal process can be extremely complicated. Review this information to make sure that you are as prepared as possible to start the divorce process. Review The Finances From The Marriage

  • Workers Comp And Vocational Rehabilitation: Get Answers To The Questions You Have

    12 December 2017

    If you were injured on the job, vocational rehabilitation is something that your doctor may state that they feel you need or are entitled to. But most people have never heard of this term and do not understand what it is. Here are a few of the questions you may have about vocational rehabilitation and workers compensation.  What is Vocational Rehabilitation?  Vocational rehabilitation is designed to teach you new job skills that you can use to obtain a job in a new field that fits within your job restrictions.

  • 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.