Divorcing & The Holidays: Five Ways To Cope & Celebrate

The holidays are supposed to be full of celebration and stress-free moments. When a big life event like a divorce gets in the way, you may find it hard to celebrate like you used to. Instead of ruining your winter celebrations of holidays like Christmas and Thanksgiving, there are ways to cope and celebrate without negativity. The following five coping methods can help you in your personal holiday celebrations along with the proceedings you have with a divorce attorney. Read More 

How It All Adds Up - Understanding How Other Payments Affect Your Social Security Disability Payment

If you have applied for Social Security disability, you may have calculated how much extra income you will have in your household. Unfortunately, your calculations may not be correct. Payments that you may be receiving from certain other sources may result in your benefit being reduced. The good news is if the income is from private sources, it may not affect your benefit at all. Understanding which payment is what will give you a better chance of correctly calculating how much income you will have coming in. Read More 

Recovering Compensation For Damages Related To Involuntary Admission To A Psychiatric Facility

A person who is psychologically sound being involuntarily committed to a psychiatric facility seems like the plot to a horror novel. Unfortunately, this is something that happens in real life and more often than you would think. If you were put in a mental health facility against your will because of someone's negligence or misuse of the law, here's what you need to know about suing for compensation for damages related to the incident. Read More 

Shifting Sands: Today’s Juveniles Less Likely To Be Charged As Adults

Are you the parent of a teen facing serious charges of wrongdoing? Has your family law attorney told you that there is a possibility your teen will be charged as an adult rather than a juvenile? If so, it is important to understand the current landscape of juvenile law in this area. The current thinking of many states is that there is more financial and rehabilitative success in returning these teens to juvenile court. Read More 

Will Workers Compensation Cover Depression? What You Need To Know

Not all injuries or illnesses are physical, as anyone who has ever suffered from any mental illness can tell you. Historically, people with mental illnesses have often had difficulty obtaining treatment, and mental illnesses like depression are still sometimes treated as less important than physical ailments, or even as less-than-legitimate conditions. So, it's not surprising that you might have concerns about your ability to receive treatment for work-related depression under workers compensation rules. Read More