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 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.
18 May 2018
It is unfortunate that the word "estate" is used in regard to a will and other estate-planning tools. It almost makes it seem as if you have to actually own a lot of property or be rich to create a plan to deal with your affairs after your death. If that word is putting you off, read on to learn how not having a will could negatively affect your loved ones after your death.
13 April 2018
Receiving a driving under the influence (DUI) charge can be a hard pill to swallow. It's a serious offense and one that can follow you for a very long time if you receive a conviction. If you have a DUI charge hanging over your head and need some advice on what to do keep reading to learn a few tips that can help you face the situation with confidence. Hire A Criminal Defense Attorney