If you have an appointment lined up with an estate planning lawyer, it's a good idea to get as many of your ducks in a row as possible. Here are four things you can do in advance of a session with an estate planning attorney to make the process a bit simpler. Perform a Complete Inventory of Assets, Accounts, and Liabilities Anyone who has ever felt like life is the relentless accumulation of stuff is going to get a ton of confirmation from speaking with an estate planning lawyer.
Close to 4 percent of married people in the armed forces get divorced. Whether you're a newly enlisted army soldier or a decorated marine officer, you need to understand the details that'll help you split your marriage. The guidelines in this article will lay out exactly what you should do to get started. Understand how your circumstances will be different going through a military divorce There are no two ways about it -- there are far greater stakes and circumstances in a military divorce than in a civilian divorce.
A divorce is a life-changing event and the way it affects you varies from couple to couple. Some divorces are simple and some are more complex and the difference between the two often comes down to how easily the parties agree with each other on certain key issues. If you are feeling confused and overwhelmed with the process, it can help tremendously to have a guide. The below summary of divorce events offers a general overview of the process.
When you're applying for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you are likely in a difficult situation. You might be in a situation where you need benefits immediately. There is no waiting period, but your application must be approved. However, you may be able to have benefits paid out before your SSI is formally approved if you can prove that you're presumptively disabled. Receiving an Expedited Payment To show that you are presumptively disabled and receive benefits early, you will need to have one of several qualifying conditions.
Are you planning to sue someone for a wrongful death to receive compensation for your losses? If so, you may be wondering what will happen when you receive a settlement. Here is what you can expect to happen. Know Who Is Eligible to Receive Compensation The unfortunate death of a loved one can affect many people at once. While the impact can extend to many friends and distant family members, many immediate family members are usually impacted the most.
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.