Many people injured in accidents that occur at the workplace find themselves relying on workers' compensation payments in order to make ends meet. If you are hoping to return to work on a conditional basis after spending some time on workers' compensation, then you may want to speak with your employer about petitioning for a suspension of benefits. Here are three things that you need to know about the suspension process to ensure that your rights are protected.
You have likely heard of people filing for bankruptcy multiple time, but if you have already filed several time you may be wondering if you can file again. In fact, the number times you have filed bankruptcy in the past is irrelevant. The bankruptcy rules are more concerned with the length of time since your last filing (or the final disposition) than with the number of time you have filed. To learn more about the timing of various types of bankruptcy filings, read on.
Deciding who gets custody of the children in a split can be one of the biggest points of contention. Thankfully, there are many objective ways to figure out who should have custody. Speak with Your Partner Before getting a lawyer involved, you might try talking with your ex-partner about what their ideas are for custody. Are they willing to split custody with you, or are they determined to have full custody?
Settling the damages from a car accident with a government car can be challenging. There are strict rules in place that dictate which actions you can take to recover damages. If you were in an accident with a government vehicle, here is what you need to know. Can You Sue the Government? In most instances, when you want to take action against the appropriate agency for an accident caused by an employee, you have to file an administrative claim for damages before you can proceed to the lawsuit stage.
Child support is both a legal and moral obligation—but many people feel that the obligation should stop once the child turns 18, or at least when the child graduates high school, if that's a little later. However, not all courts agree on this issue—some will order parents to contribute to a child's college expenses as well. Learn more about when college support is ordered and what that might mean. Your state's laws may determine whether or not college support is an issue.
We all know that lawyers are professionals who help people interpret and work with the law, but do you know how a law firm works from the inside out? I am a professional paralegal, and I have worked in both large and small law firms during my career. I can tell you that a successful law firm needs more than just lawyers to keep it running smoothly, and sometimes things can get really crazy! Take a tour through a law firm in my blog, and find out what really goes on behind the scenes of an active and successful law firm.