Divorce Assets In An Equitable Distribution State
3 June 2015
Forty-one states have "equitable distribution" (EQ) laws for dividing assets in divorce as opposed to the other nine which have community property (marital assets are divided 50-50) laws. To get some understanding of what this could mean for you, read on.
If you live in a state other than: Arizona, California, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Washington or Wisconsin, you live in an E.Q. state. This is a more complicated legal set up, but the intention is to for assets to be divided up fairly according to various factors, and a percentage may be assigned to each spouse.
18 May 2015
One of the most important parts of going through a divorce is preparing yourself in advance. While finding the right attorney is important, so is making arrangements for the rest of your life while the divorce proceedings take place. Every state is a little different, so it's important that you know what to look for from your attorney, and what to do with yourself once you've made your intentions clear to your spouse:
Tips For Proving Soft Tissue Injuries
4 May 2015
Soft injuries are those that involve muscles, ligaments, and tendons, but not bones. If you are processing a personal injury claim, and most of your injuries are "soft," then you should expect hard negotiation from the insurance company. This is because insurers are of the erroneous view that only injuries to the bone and critical organs of the body (such as lungs, heart and brain) are serious enough to warrant substantial awards.
Applying For Social Security Disability Benefits: 3 Facts You Should Know
28 April 2015
Whether you have been disabled since birth or have recently become disabled due to a serious injury or medical condition, you may be able to get the financial assistance that you require by filing for social security benefits. However, before you rush down to the local Social Security Administration, there are a few facts that you should know.
You Cannot Collect SSD Benefits With No Work History
Social security disability (SSD) benefits are designed to help disabled workers meet their financial obligations in the event that they are no longer about to work.