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Custody Agreement Not Working? 4 Reasons You May Need To Get It Modified

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Your custody and support agreement suited your needs when it was finalized. However, circumstances have changed since the divorce. Now you think the agreement needs to be modified. If you need significant changes to the orders, you’ll have to get your divorce attorney involved. Here are four changes that might require a new court order. One of You Is Moving Out Of State When you agreed on the custody arrangements, you and your ex were living in the same state.…

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3 Mistakes To Avoid When Filing For Social Security Disability Benefits

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Disability benefits from the Social Security Administration are designed to provide a source of income for those that are not able to hold employment due to physical or mental disabilities or long-term chronic illnesses. While disability benefits are supposed to provide a financial safety net for Americans who can’t work, the process of applying for these benefits is very long and it can be difficult to get approved. If you plan to apply for disability benefits through the Social Security Administration in the near future, avoid making the following mistakes:…

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Top Reasons to Hire a Divorce Lawyer

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You might want to make sure that you are retaining an attorney if you are about to go through a divorce. To help you understand why this is a better option than representing yourself, you will want to review the following points. You Will Be Ready If It is Contested If you are the one filing for the divorce, you will want to consider the fact that your soon-to-be ex-spouse could actually decide to contest the divorce.…

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Planning Your Estate? 4 Tips To Choosing The Right Personal Representative

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You’re getting your estate in order. The most important thing you can do is choose a personal representative. Your personal representative will make sure that your estate is administered properly after you pass away. Before you choose someone, you need to make sure that they will put your needs above theirs. It’s also important that the person you choose is over the age of 18 and mentally competent. In addition to the requirements described above, here are four other requirements you should consider.…

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Been Accused Of Shoplifting? What You Need To Know

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Have you been accused of shoplifting? In some cases, especially when the crime is considered petty theft, you may just get a fine. In other cases, you may be charged with a misdemeanor or felony of grand theft or larceny, depending on the type and amount of items allegedly stolen. There are many factors that go into a shoplifting case, so here is what you need to know if you’re ever faced with the accusation of shoplifting:…

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4 Factors A Judge Considers Before Awarding Custody

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If you are a parent who is planning to divorce your spouse, your primary concern may be gaining custody of your child. During the divorce proceedings, the judge will decide who will be the primary caregiver for your minor child. Your divorce attorney will present evidence to help show that you should be the custodial parent. However, the judge will consider multiple factors when deciding a custody arrangement. Here are a few:…

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Divorcing Parents: Tips For Planning One Holiday After Another

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The summer is ending and fall is approaching. In only a few months you’ll be celebrating those big three holidays: Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. If you’re like many divorcing parents, you may already be asking yourself how to plan for the festivities in the coming months. Planning holiday celebrations in the midst of a divorce can be stressful for children and parents alike. These general tips will help you mitigate the chaos and ensure the events are fun for your children.…

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3 Frequently Asked Questions About Personal Injury Law

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If you’re like many people, you probably don’t spend much time thinking about what you would do if you were hurt in an accident. Yet in order to ensure you are adequately compensated for any injuries you suffer, it is important to consider some basic things about personal injury law. If you were involved in an accident recently, or if you would just like to learn more, read on. This article will address three common questions about personal injury law.…

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Adoption And Your Money: Ideas On How To Accumulate The Funds Needed To Adopt A Child

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Congratulations on your decision to adopt a child! As you get started with the process, a great deal of money is needed. The adoption agency and lawyers need to be paid. If you’re not of affluent means, raising money is a must. It’s likely that you’ll start the process of raising money by having garage sales or bake sales, but it won’t likely be enough. This guide provides a couple of ideas to begin the process of raising the funds needed for your adoption fees.…

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False Credit Information? 3 Scenarios Where You Can Sue For Damages And Win

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Is incorrect information on your credit report ruining your life? If so, the law is on your side. If you find incorrect information on your credit report, you can file a dispute to have the information removed. Granted, sometimes getting debt collectors and creditors to comply is extremely difficult. However, you can sue for damages under the Fair Credit Reporting Act if they don’t remove the false information. There are also a few scenarios where you can sue immediately without going through the hassle of trying to get the agency to remove the information.…

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