Have Divorce Rates Increased During the Covid Pandemic?

This year has been the most tumultuous single year in decades for most of the population. Between layoffs, furloughs, work hour reductions and being stuck at home, it has been a troublesome time. The 'being stuck at home' part has had many people wondering if divorce rates have increased as a result. Does being stuck … Continue reading Have Divorce Rates Increased During the Covid Pandemic?

What are the Most Common Causes for Disability Insurance Claims?

There can be many reasons a person would need to claim disability. In this article we want to go over the most common reasons people claim disability. This information is gathered from national information resources and not reflective of our own case load. Back Pain - The back is especially vulnerable to injury. Whether it … Continue reading What are the Most Common Causes for Disability Insurance Claims?

Petitioning to Modify Child Support

If you have experienced a drop in earnings and there is not an expected rebound then you may have a case for petitioning to modify your child support. The state's first concern is for the child or children. They want to make sure there is enough money coming to where the child doesn't suffer for … Continue reading Petitioning to Modify Child Support

Covid-19 and Long Term Disabilities

We have all been saturated with Covid news this year. Every day seems like another story associated with the virus. Most prominently we hear about the rapid onset of symptoms and how quickly it can land some people in the hospital. But, as we get more familiar with this novel disease, we are starting to … Continue reading Covid-19 and Long Term Disabilities

Are Disability Benefits Different Depending on Which State You Live?

Brevard County Florida gets its share of people coming and going. We have a sizable "snow bird" population ie., people that live here during the winter months and live up north during the summer months. We also have people that rotate in and out of the area for many different reasons. In fact, a lot … Continue reading Are Disability Benefits Different Depending on Which State You Live?

Is Florida No-Fault Divorce State?

The quick answer to the question in the title is YES. The state of Florida is one of the 17 "no-fault" divorce states in the U.S. The other states are Wisconsin, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Nebraska, Montana, Missouri, Minnesota, Michigan, Kentucky, Kansas, Iowa, Indiana, Hawaii, Colorado and California. So, what exactly does"no-fault" divorce mean? Essentially, a … Continue reading Is Florida No-Fault Divorce State?

Some Good Tips If You Decide You Are Moving Forward With Divorce

If you and/or your spouse have decided that getting a divorce is the best option, but have not made any moves in that direction, this article is for you. We have put together a list of helpful tips on how to move forward with the divorce process. Court - Remember, you don't need to actually … Continue reading Some Good Tips If You Decide You Are Moving Forward With Divorce

What People With Social Security Benefits Should Know About Stimulus Checks

As you have heard, the government has created the CARES Act which set to infuse over $2T into the US economy. This was called a "stimulus action" but in reality it was created to help people pay their bills after the corona-virus put many people out of work and cost others income. People already receiving … Continue reading What People With Social Security Benefits Should Know About Stimulus Checks

Long-Term Disability vs Social Security Disability – What You Should Know

This is a question that comes up all the time. In this article we will go over what long-term disability and social security disability are and then describe how they are different. SSDI - is disability coverage offered through the government. The program, which you pay into your entire adult working life, provides you with … Continue reading Long-Term Disability vs Social Security Disability – What You Should Know

What is a Collaborative Divorce?

As the name implies, a collaborative divorce is one in which both sides work hard to meet in the middle in an effort to avoid going to trial. It is also described as a "solution-focused" process. Most people are aware of how emotionally and physically draining a divorce can be. Many people want to avoid … Continue reading What is a Collaborative Divorce?