The Social Security system is in place to help us through difficult times. Unfortunately, there are some instances in which the system makes our lives even more difficult than they need to be. The day I received the denial letter for my claim, I wasn't sure what I was going to do. After talking with a few friends, I contacted a lawyer. That was the best decision I had ever made. Even with the professional assistance, getting the denial overturned and getting the money that I was owed took several months. I have kept a clear journal of my experience and loaded it with information that can help others get through what can be an impossible time.
5 November 2018
While some accidents are considered minor accidents where no one gets hurts and only the vehicles are a bit damaged, other types of auto accidents are massive and can quickly cause multiple injuries as well as death. Even if you are driving safely, wearing a seat belt, and following the proper rules while you are on the road, there is no guarantee that someone else you are sharing the road with will not make a mistake that could cause you to get into an accident.
27 September 2018
Many married people don't realize that their personal assets can be considered fair game in a divorce until a divorce is already looming. At this point in time, it is difficult to take the measures that are necessary to prevent your spouse from going after your personal assets in the divorce. To protect your assets, your future divorce attorney would definitely advise that you know how to keep these assets completely separate during your marriage.
22 August 2018
If you are considering nursing home placement for your elderly loved one, then you are probably very concerned about the level of care he or she will be receiving in the long-term care facility. While many nursing homes have excellent reputations, others may need to improve on caregiver training, cleanliness, monitoring of patients, and dietary factors. Many people who place their trust in nursing homes to care for their loved ones are not aware of potential neglect problems in the facility as it relates to the patient.
20 July 2018
While recognizing when the time is right to declare bankruptcy is important, it might not be your only decision. There are two bankruptcy types to consider and they are known as chapter 7 and chapter 13. The bankruptcy code allows several other forms of bankruptcy but those two are the most commonly-used when it comes to consumer bankruptcy filings. These two types have similarities and differences that might influence your choice depending on your particular situation.
18 June 2018
You will be treated as a habitual DUI (driving under the influence) offender if you have been convicted of DUI offenses multiple times in the recent past. For example, if you have three DUI convictions in your past, you will be treated as a habitual offender when you are arrested and charged with DUI for the fourth time. The exact specifics of the label differ by state; that is, state laws determine the number of DUI offenses as well as the period within which they must have occurred for a person to be designated as a habitual DUI offender.