Even though your child has a disability, there is no guarantee that he or she will be eligible to receive Supplemental Security Income, or SSI, benefits. The Social Security Administration, or SSA, reviews various factors including your household’s income to determine eligibility. To improve the chances that your child receives the benefits needed, here are some steps you can take. Talk to Your Child’s Doctor In order to qualify for SSI, your child must have a formal diagnosis of a medical condition that is expected to last 12 months or longer and that impairs your child’s abilities.…Read More »
Will Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Work for You?
Both individuals and businesses can file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Small businesses routinely use this route to wind down their operations; the responsibility of selling assets and paying back creditors falls into the hands of the trustee. However, not every insolvent small business should go down this route. For example, these three conditions should make you think twice before filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy for your small business: You Haven’t Decided To Wind Down The Business…Read More »
If you are going through a divorce and you and your former spouse cannot agree on the terms of your divorce, you may have to go to trial. If your case goes to trial, there is a big chance that you will have to testify in order to establish the facts of your case and present your side. Here are a few tips to help you testify on the stand.…Read More »