Grandparental Rights And Child Custody

Grandchildren are always a joy and embody the spirit of "unconditional love". Sometimes, however, that joyous relationship is tested. At some point, you may have to make the difficult decision to acknowledge that your grandchild needs to be in your legal care and custody. Grandparents seeking custody of their grandchild do have legal rights, so if you fear that your beloved grandchild needs more from you than love and hugs, read on.

How To Increase Your Odds Of Being Approved For Disability

It can take a couple of months before you find out whether you are approved for disability. Therefore, you want to do everything you can in order to give yourself the best shot at an approval. Have An Attorney Help You With Your Forms At some point during the disability process, you may be asked to fill out a large packet of questions. There are so many questions that some people tend to find it a little bit overwhelming.

Dealing With Post-Election Immigration Fears

If you have been worried about the substantial increase in anti-immigrant sentiment since the 2016 election, you're not alone. But you do have rights, and you can reduce your chances of a problem occurring if you take some steps now. Always Carry Your Documents Whether you have a green card or are here on a specific visa such as for work or school, always carry your documents with you. More states have been trying to pass identity-check laws, requiring anyone stopped by police to produce identification.

Help Your Children Cope With You And Your Spouse's Upcoming Divorce

If you and your spouse have decided to part ways and are both interested in a divorce, the following tips can help make the transition as smooth as possible for your children and will help them continue to feel special and wanted by you and their other parent. Meet With A Mediator Set up an appointment to speak with a mediator who has plenty of years of practice dealing with family situations.

Should You Hide A DUI On A Job Application?

A charge of driving under the influence can impact every aspect of your life, including the search for a new job. When you are applying for a job, you have to decide whether or not disclosing the DUI is necessary. If you have been charged with a DUI, here is what you need to know about the charge and its impact on your job search.  Do You Have to Disclose the Charge?

Personal-Injury Claims: 3 Ways a Deposition Can Help You Cross-Examine Witnesses

Generally speaking, approximately 95% to 96% of personal-injury claims are settled before trial; however, if your attorney can't come to a reasonable compromise with the other party, or if you are unhappy with the settlement offered, you can still take the case to trial. In these situations, witness testimony is crucial, and your personal-injury attorney will want to hold a deposition in order to cross-examine the witness before the trial. Here are three ways that a deposition can help you.

Child Sports Injuries And Your Legal Options

Your child has taken up a sport through school or an extracurricular sports club and has now suffered an injury. Unfortunately, your child is just one of many that suffer from sports injuries every year. What are your legal options and what steps should you take next? Go Through Your Own Insurance First In most cases, you will need to get treatment through your own health insurance company first. If you don't have health coverage, you will need to pay out of pocket.

Help! In Florida, Can You Sue Someone for Giving You an STD?

According to floridahealthgov.com, each year there are 20 million new cases of STDs, with half of those affecting people between the ages of 15 and 24. If you are one of the statistics but were unaware that you were sexually involved with someone who had an STD, you may wonder if there is any recourse. According to Florida statutes, there may very well be. STD Crime in Florida: Sexual Intercourse

3 Questions You Shoud Ask Your Attorney After Your 3RD DUI In Florida

If you have two previous convictions for drinking while driving or similar charges and have recently been arrested for the same charge again, it is essential for you to obtain immediate and qualified legal representation. Unfortunately, the state of Florida is known to take this type of situation very seriously and you could be looking at spending some time in jail or prison. Therefore, before speaking with law enforcement or going to court, you should consider the following tips.

FAQs About Receiving Medical Treatment From A Workers' Comp Claim

A major part of workers' compensation is receiving medical care. Ideally, your employer's insurance company will cover the costs associated with your medical bills. However, this does not always happen. If you were injured on the job and need medical care, here is what you need to know.  Who Chooses the Medical Care Provider? Who has the power to select the medical care provider that treats your injuries depends on your state's laws.