Do VA Benefits Interfere with Ability to Receive Social Security Benefits?

Brevard County is home to many veterans. We have an Air Force Base (now a Space Force base) in our backyard as well as many military retirees now living here. We have had many clients who are military veterans. Military veterans often become disabled while on the job. Being in the military is by definition … Continue reading Do VA Benefits Interfere with Ability to Receive Social Security Benefits?

Divorce & the Family Business

You and your spouse started a business years ago and things with the business are going well. But the relationship with your spouse isn't. So, here you are with a shared business and looking at a divorce. What options do you have from this point moving forward? Option 1 - Continuing Running the Business as … Continue reading Divorce & the Family Business

Disability Law – Now Serving Orlando

Florida has a large population. It is estimated that Florida is home to almost 22 million people. Many of those people live in one of the four metropolises: Miami, Jacksonville, Tampa and Orlando. Our office is just outside of the Orlando area and we handle cases from in and around that city. In the United … Continue reading Disability Law – Now Serving Orlando

Uncontested Divorce vs Contested Divorce

A contested divorce is exactly as the name implies. This is where the two parties cannot agree on terms of the divorce and therefore will need some sort of moderation or legal judgement to get it finalized. An uncontested divorce is where both parties agree to the divorce, have decided how to split their belongings … Continue reading Uncontested Divorce vs Contested Divorce

Does the Social Security Administration Conduct Surveillance?

We have all seen the videos over the years of the insurance investigator or private detective following a person who has filed a claim. The video is "gotcha" in nature and it shows the supposedly injured person lifting heavy objects over their head and moving around just fine. The SSA may, on occasion, employ investigators … Continue reading Does the Social Security Administration Conduct Surveillance?

What to Bring to Your First Meeting with a Social Security Attorney

As with any facet of life, being properly prepared for a moment greatly increases the efficiency of achieving the objective. This holds true for your first meeting with a social security attorney as well. In this article we will provide a checklist of items you should bring when meeting with your attorney for the first … Continue reading What to Bring to Your First Meeting with a Social Security Attorney

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

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?

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 she 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