Filing and winning a personal injury claim is not as cut and dry as it may seem to onlookers. In almost every situation, there are a lot of steps in between what happens when the claim is filed and the case goes to court, and a settlement offer is usually one of those steps in the process. Here are a few of the most common questions about settlement offers and the answers you need to know. [Read More]
Child Tax Issues: Who Gets To Claim The Children On Their Tax Return?
When the new year rolls around, and it's time to file your taxes, if you have dependents, it means big tax credits that can save you a lot of money or even land you a refund. When two parents are divorced but share children, it can mean disputes arise about just who gets to claim those children on their taxes. Some people assume that the parent who has primary custody gets to claim the children involved for tax purpose,s but this is not always the case. [Read More]
Have A Child With Special Needs? Estate Planning Makes Sure They Are Cared For
The AARP says that about 6 in 10 adults in the U.S. do not have a will. You don't want something to happen to you and leave your family to pick up the pieces. As you enter your senior years, it's important that you add estate planning to your to-do list. Estate planning is especially important for couples that have a child with special needs. Take a look at why this is important. [Read More]
Three Reasons Why You May Have Been Denied Social Security Disability Benefits
There are many people who are denied social security disability benefits and have no idea why they were denied. There are many different factors that can affect someone's ability to receive benefits. The following guide walks you through a few things you may not realize serve as disqualifiers when applying for social security disability benefits. You Make Too Much Money Each Month In order to be sure that only truly disabled individuals are able to get disability benefits, they limit the amount of money that someone is able to meet each month. [Read More]