Can I Change Divorce Lawyers in the Middle of My Case?

We have all seen TV shows and movies where the guy or gal fires their attorney mid-case. This is usually done for dramatic affect to convey the fact that the defendant is losing or that he/she is unstable. But in the real world switching attorneys is something that needs to happen from time to time. … Continue reading Can I Change Divorce Lawyers in the Middle of My Case?

Can I qualify for Disability with Arthritis?

Arthritis is a degenerative disorder which affects many people. In fact, in the United States 23% of people suffer from arthritis. That's 54 millions people. Arthritis can affect the sufferer to various degrees. Most people take medicine for their arthritis and are able to cope. But for a minority of arthritis sufferers, it is overwhelming … Continue reading Can I qualify for Disability with Arthritis?

Preparing for a Divorce

Unfortunately, divorce is something that many people will have to go through in their adult life. Nobody can truly be totally prepared for the challenges which present themselves, especially in a contested divorce. But, you can prepare yourself as best as possible. We have created this short article with some tips that an help you … Continue reading Preparing for a Divorce

Divorce Rates Rise After Holidays

The holidays are a joyous time for many people. They get to be with their loved ones and away from work. However, these periods of time can also push an already fragile marriage over the edge. A poll of divorce attorneys conducted in California recently showed that divorce cases rise about 1/3 after the New … Continue reading Divorce Rates Rise After Holidays

Does Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Qualify as a Disability

A large portion of the American workforce performs most or all of their works tasks on a computer. Years of computer use can lead to a very painful condition in the arm and wrist called "carpal tunnel syndrome". This insidious syndrome is caused by the wear and tear of the wrist and the pathway in … Continue reading Does Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Qualify as a Disability

What is a Magistrate and Why are They Ruling Over My Divorce?

If you are getting divorced or fighting for child custody you may have received a notice informing you that your case is being handled by a magistrate instead of a judge. Many people are confused as to what a magistrate is and what authority they have under the law. In this article we plan to … Continue reading What is a Magistrate and Why are They Ruling Over My Divorce?

Can I Receive Disability for Hearing Loss?

Disability benefits are available for people with hearing loss. They are available for people who can still work but are limited by their hearing loss as well as for people who cannot work due to their hearing loss. If you are working you can qualify for benefits under Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (SSDI). If … Continue reading Can I Receive Disability for Hearing Loss?

The Case of Brittany Spears and Her Conservator

Everyone over the age of 20 knows who Brittany Spears is. She is a former teenage pop star who jumped onto the scene in the late 1990's. Her career saw a meteoric rise to fame where is stayed for a decade. There were some very well-documented events concerning her mental health about 12 years ago … Continue reading The Case of Brittany Spears and Her Conservator

More About Legal Guardianship

Guardianship transfers the legal decision-making ability of an individual who is incapable of making sound decision to another individual (the guardian). The spirit of guardianship law is to protect the vulnerable. Guardians may be appointed for adults and minors. Guardianship as we know it originated in English common law. As you know, English law is … Continue reading More About Legal Guardianship