Becoming disabled is not something that many people plan for and it is usually sudden and unexpected. If you become disabled to the point of no longer being able to support yourself and your family beyond what your short-term disability insurance covers, it can be beneficial to investigate Social Security Disability benefits.
Since there is a six-month waiting period for benefits to apply and applications may be denied, applying early and securing the assistance of an experienced Social Security attorney is highly suggested.
Car accidents are something that can never be prepared for, and they can turn your life upside down. In the best case scenario, you vehicle is damaged and you have to deal with having it repaired. But due to the traumatic force involved in a car accident, some people sustain horrible injuries that can lead to full or partial paralysis. Becoming paralyzed drastically changes your life, leaving you with many things to overcome physically, emotionally, and financially.
If you are the parent of a minor child and are going through a divorce, your spouse may still desire sole parental custody. The judge will ultimately determine with whom your child will live if you and your spouse are unable to come to an agreement. Nevertheless, there are factors that a judge typically considers when making his or her final determination. Here are a few questions he or she may want answered:
Throughout your career, you have probably paid a lot of money towards social security, and at some point you can begin collecting payments from it. The big question is when you should begin collecting from it. If you are not sure what to do, you may want to seek advice from a social security lawyer:
What Is The Minimum Age?
As long as you have paid money into social security for at least 40 quarters, you will be able to begin collecting money from social security when you are 62 years old.
It's not uncommon for U.S. citizens to fall in love with non-U.S. citizens who are visiting the country. In fact, this is such a common occurrence that there are many laws and regulations in place revolving around the non-citizen spouse filing for legal citizenship after marriage.
Below are three things that can affect the process of a non-U.S. citizen becoming a legal resident, even after they're married to a legal citizen: