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.
22 September 2017
People move an average of 11 times in their lifetimes. Relocating from one place to another always requires an adjustment of some kind, and moving to a different state may necessitate that you make changes to your estate plan. Here are three such modifications that may be required to ensure your estate plan remains valid and legal. Choose a New Executor The executor of your estate is the person who is responsible for ensuring your heirs and beneficiaries receive the assets you want to leave to them.
14 September 2017
Most people have heard of common law marriages, where you can (apparently) just live with someone for a certain period of time and call yourself "married". There are many misconceptions about this form of marriage, which is still legal in some places. To get the facts and clear up the confusion, read on. Common Law Marriage There are a dwindling number of states that still allow common law marriages. Currently, there are only 8 states where this manner of tying the knot is still legally recognized.
7 September 2017
Getting injured due to negligence is more than just an inconvenience. It can have a variety of negative ramifications on your overall lifestyle, including setting limitations on your ability to earn a living. In cases like these, it is not outside the realm of possibility to file a lawsuit against the individual or business that is responsible for your injuries. When you intend to bring a lawsuit, those being held responsible must be notified about the case.
1 September 2017
If you own a home, you often worry about accidents that could be costly for your home. Many people worry about basement flooding, mold, fire, theft, or vandalism. However, there is another threat to your financial security that you might not have considered: personal injury or liability lawsuits. There are a few situations that could result in the serious injury of a visitor. Here's what homeowners need to do to protect themselves from personal injury lawsuits.
23 August 2017
An employer is not allowed by law to provide poor feedback about a former employee when asked for a reference. While an employer can provide honest feedback, there can be a slippery slope when certain pieces of information can become misrepresented. The employer could face a defamation lawsuit if the former employee finds out that a reference prevented him or her from getting the job. The following is some information that all employers need to know when giving a reference: