The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides rights to employees who need to take time off from work due to a medical condition or disease they or a family member has, time to settle in with a new baby or adopted child, or to take care of things when a family member has been deployed for military duties. There are a few requirements that must be met to be able to take this leave, but generally if you and the company qualify everything goes smoothly once the paperwork is filed.
21 December 2018
There are some vital things that you should do once you're involved in a car accident. Of utmost importance is the need for you to hire an experienced personal injury attorney. This attorney will guide you through the process of what to say and what not to say when insurance companies begin calling you. Your personal injury attorney will prepare you for what's ahead and what information you'll need to start gathering to build a successful case in your favor.
8 November 2018
If you are a disabled person who can no longer work, then you know just how financially debilitating it can be (literally). When it comes to providing for your family and taking care of yourself, it can often seem like the two of those don't go hand-in-hand when you are a person with a disability. Luckily, with the help of a disability attorney, you may be able to find the help that you need both emotionally and monetarily. Read on to learn a little bit more about the basics of what a disability attorney can help you with.
30 September 2018
Ordinarily, you don't need a lawyer's advice when buying a home. In most cases, you can just make do with the services of a real estate agent. However, there are cases where a lawyer may come in handy when you're buying a home. You Are Buying a Home Jointly You can buy a home jointly with a friend or family member. It's a good option if you want to buy a second home that you won't be using all the time.
28 August 2018
If you suffer from a long-term disease like multiple sclerosis or lupus, then you know just how debilitating it can be on you physically and mentally. And even though many people with these types of diseases continue to work for years after their diagnoses, there usually comes a point when they need to hang up their hat and get on disability. If you have gotten to a point with your disease where it seems like it is impossible to work anymore, then you may qualify for social security disability insurance.
22 July 2018
As the owner of a brand new company, you likely feel lots of pressure to ensure that your business succeeds. Hiring a business attorney right away should help take some pressure off your shoulders and make succeeding at least a little easier. Here's how: Get Copyright and Trademark Advice As you create your fliers and other various advertisements, you'll need to make sure that you don't inadvertently break any copyright or trademark laws.
21 June 2018
Getting through your divorce as quickly as possible can minimize the stress that the ordeal entails while also saving you money. You can make the divorce process go more smoothly for your family by doing your part to avoid delays. The following are six things you can do to make getting through your divorce easier and faster: Make sure you ask for a divorce in a compassionate manner If you're the one who is requesting a divorce from your spouse, doing it in a courteous manner can get you on the right track toward an animosity-free divorce.
23 May 2018
Making the decision to pursue bankruptcy protection can be a monumental decision in your life. However, it can be difficult to effectively determine whether or not this particular type of protection can be right for your situation. Dispelling some of the notions and myths that surround bankruptcy can be essential in enabling you to come to the decision to seek this protection. Myth: Bankruptcy Only Involves Completing A Basic Set Of Forms
18 April 2018
If you are gearing up for divorce, you should know that there is some information the court will require from you. These are mandatory information that you have to produce, and you will be deemed to be in the court's contempt if you don't produce them. Here are some of these mandatory disclosures: List of Assets and Debts The list of assets is useful for differentiating between marital and separate assets for the purposes of asset division.
19 March 2018
Death is an unfortunate fact of life and something that can make already complex situations even more challenging to deal with. If you're the non-custodial parent and the custodial parent of your children pass away, you will likely be given custody of them. Although you may want to take time to grieve the loss of your ex, here are two things you need to do right away to avoid problems down the road.
16 February 2018