Social Security Changes in 2019

As part of this legal blog, we like to give free advice regarding legal matters that relate to social security and disability. As part of this blog we also like to keep our readers informed of any changes that are made to the laws regarding social security. This article will specify six such changes that … Continue reading Social Security Changes in 2019

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?

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

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

Mental Disorders and Social Security Disability

It is widely known that mental disorders can be just as debilitating as physical disorders. After all, the brain is what runs the entire body. Often times people with mental disorders (and their families) are not clear if their condition will allow them to qualify for disability benefits. In this article we will go over … Continue reading Mental Disorders and Social Security Disability

Some Good Advice Regarding Divorce

If you have decided that a divorce from your spouse is the right move, then you will likely be contacting an attorney. We put together this article to offer some helpful tips. Don't Make Important Decisions Without Thinking Them Through - Impulsivity and emotion can often be the enemy of sound logic. And after the … Continue reading Some Good Advice Regarding Divorce

Social Security Disability Law: The Basics

When an individual or company is referencing “Social Security disability benefits", he/she or they are referring to one of two programs overseen by the Social Security Administration (SSA): 1) is the Social Security Disability Insurance Program (SSDI), and the other is 2) the Supplemental Security Income Program (SSI). (The law defines disability as the inability to … Continue reading Social Security Disability Law: The Basics