3 Reasons SSDI Claims For Mental Illness Are Rejected And How You Can Avoid Them

If you are one of the millions of Americans living with a mental illness and it is seriously affecting your ability to hold down a job, then applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) through the Social Security Administration (SSA) office in your area or online is advised. However, before you apply, it's important you understand each of the three most common reasons for denials and how to avoid them: Denial Reason #1: Complete All Paperwork and Double-Check it Before Submitting It Read More 

Going Through a Divorce? Tips to Take Care of Assets

If you are going through a divorce, there are many things you will need to take care of. One of these things is your marital assets. Before you lose something that you want to keep, below are some tips on how to take care of the assets in your marriage. Assets Before Marriage If you already had assets when you entered your marriage, these are known as non-marital assets. For example, you may already own the home that you and your spouse move into, valuable jewelry, vehicles, and more. Read More 

Do You Really Need An Attorney For SSDI Applications?

When you apply for Social Security Disability benefits, you may find you are initially denied. This is not an uncommon occurrence, but you may not be aware of what you need to do next. You do not have to give up on your application just because you were denied. You can appeal the decision and hope to convince the SSA to provide you with benefits. While you can do this on your own, you would benefit much more by involving an attorney. Read More 

When A Workplace Injury Receives Retaliation

If you get hurt at work and file a workers' compensation claim, you are within your rights. The employer provides this form of insurance for workers that get hurt and if you qualify, you should take advantage of this valuable benefit. Unfortunately, some workers find themselves not only dealing with the pain of a work-related injury, but other problems as well. Read on to learn more about workplace retaliation – why it happens and what to do about it. Read More 

Reasons That You Need A Real Estate Attorney When You’Re Going Through A Divorce

When you and your spouse are divorcing, each of you will commonly want to hire a divorce attorney. This isn't the only legal representation that you should have in your corner, however. If you currently own a home together and will be selling it, hiring a real estate attorney will be a smart decision. This is especially true if you've already learned that your spouse has hired his or her own real estate attorney. Read More