Are Psychiatric Patients Protected under the ADA?

This question comes up from time to time. Many people are aware that the American with Disability Act protects people who are physically disabled from being discriminated against. But it also protects people who are mentally challenged as well. In fact, psychiatric disorders are the second most frequently cited disability by those filing a discrimination charge. … Continue reading Are Psychiatric Patients Protected under the ADA?

Florida Social Security Disability

The purpose of this blog is to share free information with our readers. In this post, we want to delve a little more into disability hearings in the state of Florida. There are roughly 11 million residents in Florida. About 460,000 of these residents receive some sort of disability social security. To receive this type … Continue reading Florida Social Security Disability

Splitting Child Custody Evenly

When parents come to mediation with a desire and understanding that they both want equal time with the child or children, it is because they both believe that the influence of a mother and father role are equally important. This mindset is healthy and the challenge then becomes how to accomplish it. The major challenges … Continue reading Splitting Child Custody Evenly

Can Chronic Pain Qualify You for Long Term Disability?

Many employers offer LTD (Long Term Disability) benefits for those people injured on the job. But what about chronic pain that has developed over time and now makes it impossible for you to work? This is an area where there has been some confusion. People get their claim rejected all the time for chronic pain. … Continue reading Can Chronic Pain Qualify You for Long Term Disability?

Family Attorney vs Divorce Attorney

Sometimes the terms family attorney and divorce attorney are used interchangeably. This is a misnomer. In this article we will describe the difference between a family attorney and a divorce attorney. An attorney that goes by the title divorce attorney may only specialize in the act of divorce itself. They may not be equipped to … Continue reading Family Attorney vs Divorce Attorney

Five Point Checklist Before Applying for Disability

Having to apply for disability benefits is never a fun task for anyone. But, it is definitely a good thing these benefits exist so that people can survive even with a major disability. People, often want to know "Am I disabled enough to collect disability benefits?" We have created this short five point checklist to … Continue reading Five Point Checklist Before Applying for Disability

What Does a Family Attorney Do?

Many people have a vague idea of what a family attorney does. In this article I will list the more intricate details of what a family attorney actually does for their client. Providing Objective Advice - A good a family attorney should advise their client from a neutral point of view from the start. No … Continue reading What Does a Family Attorney Do?

Having An Experienced Attorney is Essential

We all know that experience is very important. When it comes to the most important and pivotal moments of your life, you want to have expert advice. Expertise = experience. There are some things in life that you can afford to trust to an upstart or novice. Trying a new landscaping company or visiting a … Continue reading Having An Experienced Attorney is Essential