Emancipation is an important tool for teenagers who would be better off not being connected to their parents in any way. If the court should decide that you are better off being emancipated from your parents because your parents are harmful to your physical, emotional, or financial well-being, then there are certain rights that you are able to obtain. 1. Freedom to Live Independently Teenagers who are over the age of sixteen and are able to financially support themselves have the freedom to live independently from their parents.
Employers are not supposed to retaliate against you for filing workers' compensation claims. Unfortunately, these claims cost employers money, and your employer may retaliate in anticipation of future savings. Here are some common forms of retaliation: Failure To Promote By failing to promote you, your employer is probably hoping that you will read the signs on the wall and leave of your own volition. You should suspect this if the employer promotes another colleague who is obviously less qualified than you.
If your child is severely or moderately injured at school, you might be curious as to who is responsible for the damages that the injury will cost your child and your family. It can sometimes be difficult to prove who is liable in the eyes of the law. Here are some questions you need to ask when dealing with this kind of situation: Was it an Accident? The first thing you want to find out is whether or not your child was injured by accident or if it was intentional.
When you sue someone for pain and suffering, you are not including any amounts for medical treatments or lost wages into that figure. Pain and suffering lawsuits are about how much money could compensate someone that has experienced a hugely altered lifestyle due to an injury caused by someone else. If you have suffered an injury because of someone's negligence, learning more about exactly how much your injury is truly worth is beneficial.
Dealing with divorce is already an emotional battlefield, so why make that process even more arduous by heading into it unprepared? According to the American Psychological Association, roughly 40-50% of married couples divorce, depending on the given year's statistics. While this is an alarming number, being prepared for divorce proceedings (in and out of the court) can make the entire process significantly easier to manage. So, if you're currently facing an impending divorce, continue reading, as this article is for you.
When my ex-husband decided to contest my choice to homeschool our children, I knew that I had to defend my right as the custodial parent. Our custody agreement gave me authority over educational decisions, but he still took me to court. I spent a lot of time working with an attorney to find out how best to handle it, and I did a lot of research on the laws as they applied. If you're trying to defend your educational choices amidst your divorce, this site may help. I've built it to share everything I learned and explain the process that I went through to secure my rights.