Why You Should Hire An Attorney When Filing For Bankruptcy

In some cases, filing for bankruptcy is a last-ditch effort to salvage as much of your financial situation as possible. The bills may have piled up to such an extent that it seems nearly impossible to get a handle on them. In these cases, bankruptcy can be that life preserver which is so desperately needed. Although you have the ability to file bankruptcy as a private citizen, it isn't advisable to do so. [Read More]

What To Discuss On The First Visit To Your Personal Injury Lawyer

If you were injured by another person or at a place of business, you might be able to get money for your medical care if you hire a lawyer and file a personal injury lawsuit. However, you'll want to understand your rights and learn how the laws in your area work first, so you'll know if a case is worth pursuing. The first step is to talk to a personal injury attorney. [Read More]

Making Changes To Your Child's IEP

Individualized Education Plans, or IEPs, are a way for parents and education professionals at a school come to an agreement about how special needs students can best thrive during their school career. As a parent with one of these  students, your ability to work with the school is vital so your child receives everything necessary to do well. When you want to make changes to their IEP, it's smart to work on the following. [Read More]

Three Benefits Of A Representative Brief During Your Disability Hearing

When you apply for Social Security disability, there is a lot of information collected to assist in making the determination of whether or not your claim meets the criteria for approval. If your claim is denied, you and/or your attorney will have the opportunity to appeal the decision to an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ). Unfortunately, you will only have a limited amount of time. Because of this, your attorney may suggest submitting a representative brief to the judge prior to the hearing. [Read More]