Why Estate Planning Is Important

You work hard throughout your life, and when it comes to leaving things to the people you care about, planning your estate and making sure people get what you want them to is essential. Taking the time now to document your wishes can save your loved ones a lot of time and frustration after you pass.  What Is Your Estate? Your estate is really just the things you own or the money you have made during your lifetime.

Getting A Divorce? 3 Tips To Help You Through The Child Custody Process

When you get a divorce and you have kids, you are not only dividing up your assets and dissolving your personal relationships with your spouse, but you are also changing your kid's lives. You need to make sure that you really think about what your kid's life will look like, try to set aside your differences with your spouse, and really focus on building a life that is best for your kid.

How The SSA Judges Your Ability To Work

Getting approved for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a lengthy and complicated process. Part of what makes the approval time so lengthy is determining whether or not an applicant, given their disability, can still work at their most recent job or at any job. Read on to find out more about this important aspect of your approval for benefits. Getting Your Doctor Involved To be approved for benefits, the Social Security Administration (SSA) requires that an applicant be able to demonstrate that they are not only afflicted with a disorder but that the disorder negatively affects the ability to perform the tasks of their job.

How to Make Divorce as Simple as Possible

Coping with the end of your marriage can be a difficult time. It's wise when dealing with the legal questions to try to take a structured approach and aim to make it as painless and simple as possible. In order to accomplish that goal, keep these three tips in mind. Don't Make Snap Decisions In particular, be careful about vacating your house without good cause. Beyond the practical issue of having a place to stay, the court may take note that a spouse could afford to live elsewhere.

That's An Order: Understanding Divorce-Related Orders

You should never think of divorce as a single event. Instead, it's a series of events that culminate in a final decree. The more children, debt, property, and disagreements there are between you and your spouse, the longer the divorce process will be. If there is one aspect of divorce that defines the process, it orders. Orders are the result of a family law judge ruling on some important aspect of the separation and divorce process, so read on to learn more.