How Your Medication Can Affect Your Ability to Collect Social-Security Disability Benefits

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A disabled woman in Knoxville, Tennessee, is dealing with a frustrating situation common to those receiving social-security benefits: she has recently been told that her benefits will stop because her medical condition is now controlled by medication. While she feels that she's in a somewhat impossible situation, since her disability benefits include the medical coverage she uses to obtain the medications, it's important to understand the rules that social-security benefits follow in order to anticipate any similar problems with your own claim, whether you are just now filing or have been receiving benefits for a while.

28 September 2016

3 Ways You Can Avoid Paying Alimony Permanently

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Not everyone ends up paying alimony after a divorce, but your chances of having to make payments to your ex increase if you were responsible for the majority of their financial support during your marriage. If you're ordered to pay alimony, however, that doesn't mean that you will make payments indefinitely. Many orders are only good until your ex gets on their feet financially. Furthermore, there are steps you can take to avoid paying alimony permanently.

9 September 2016

2 FAQs About Personal Injury Cases

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If you were on the receiving end of an injury – one that is usually born out of recklessness or a lack of care, rather than any sort of malicious intent – you can often sue the party responsible under the category of a personal injury suit. However, you may not wish to go to court. You lawyer may advise you that settling out of court is a preferable experience. If you are thinking of settling out of court, you have doubtlessly have questions about the experience.

22 August 2016

Can You Be Held Liable For Smashing A Window To Save A Child From A Hot Car?

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Seeing a child trapped in a hot car is distressing. You know how hot it can be in there and the danger that imposes on the child's life. The first thing you want to do is smash a window and get the child out. Is that something you can legally do? Here's a look at the law. Call the Police First Smashing a window may not be needed. Contact the police first and see if you can spot the owner of the vehicle.

2 August 2016

Procuring Medical Records For A Personal Injury Case: A Primer

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If you find yourself as the plaintiff in a personal injury case, in most cases, you will find that you will have to present your medical records in order to be compensated for the damages for which you are suing. You might also find that you must procure these documents for others if you are their guardian, custodian, or simply trying to help out a friend or family member. This guide will serve as a primer for procuring your medical records in the event that you need them for a personal injury suit.

19 July 2016

Three Ways You Can Help Your Criminal Attorney With Your Case

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When you're facing a criminal charge, you want to do everything you can to get the case resolved as quickly as possible. This eagerness can sometimes cause individuals to do more harm than good, particularly when it comes to their attorney. Make sure you aren't working against your attorney. Here are just some of the things you can do to avoid this. Be Honest The main thing your attorney needs is your honesty.

30 June 2016

Why Your Extravagant Child Is Better Off With A Spendthrift Trust

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What do you do if you want to create a trust fund for your college kid, but you are afraid they would squander it immediately once they got their hands on it? You create a spendthrift trust. Read on to know what it means and how it can help your kid. What It Is When you create a spendthrift trust, you get to control the beneficiary's access to its funds or properties.

22 June 2016