A Legal Council Guide
There is no doubt that a divorce can be hard on the adults involved, but it can also really effect the kids involved if a divorce is not handled right. Divorces range from amicable to very heated, but keeping children in mind often results in the best outcome. If you are planning to divorce in the near future, consider the following tips:
Consider Family Counseling
While you and your spouse understand the reasons for your divorce, your kids may not. Read More»
If you have recently been involved in an auto accident, you probably want to make sure that your insurance company pays for all of your medical bills and any other costs related to your injuries, such as time off of work. Unfortunately, not all insurance companies want to pay out these claims like they should, so you are going to need solid proof that you were injured in case you need to go to court or in case your accident attorney has to present this evidence. Read More»
When you’re going through a divorce, chances are excellent that you’re going to want to make sure that you retain as many of your personal possessions as possible. You will not want to give anything up to your soon-to-be-ex-spouse. As a result, you will need to know the difference between community property and separate property. Review these types of property in order to make sure that you don’t give up anything you don’t have to. Read More»
Disagreements sometimes arise after a divorce as to which party is entitled to claim the children as tax dependents. The income tax consequences can continue until the children reach adulthood. When contemplating divorce, both parties are best served by reaching a mutual agreement concerning future tax returns.
The inclusion of any dependent on your income tax return results in a reduction in taxable income. The amount of the reduction is referred to as an exemption amount. Read More»
Social Security disability benefits are not only for American citizens. In some instances, permanent residents and other foreign workers can receive benefits. If you are not an American citizen, here is what you need to know to obtain benefits.
Can Permanent Residents Receive Benefits?
Permanent residents are viewed similar to American citizens when it comes to determining eligibility for Social Security disability benefits. If you have met the work credit requirements and you have a disability that prevents you from working, you can apply for benefits. Read More»