Cooperating With Visitation Orders

If you are the divorcing parent of a minor child, the issue of child custody and visitation will very likely be among some of the most contentious issues you encounter. Once custody is awarded, there is a good chance that a visitation schedule will follow. Although the name is a little misleading, joint custody means that one parent is the sole physical custodian of the minor child and the other parent is assigned visitation with that child. [Read More]

Hiring A Family Law Attorney To Resolve Your Child Support Issue

Children living in single parent households are able to thrive and grow up to lead happy, balanced lives, if a solid support system is established during childhood. Child support is a tool that single parents can use to offset some of the financial responsibilities that come as result of raising children. Although individual states in the U.S. have their own unique methods for establishing and enforcing child support orders, meeting with a family law attorney can help immensely with your case. [Read More]

Be Clear About Your Disability Duration To Make Sure Your SSDI Benefits Are Approved

One factor that determines whether you are eligible to receive social security disability insurance (SSDI) benefits is that you will be unable to work for at least one year while you recover. It's important that your application and all supporting documentation is clear that you'll be off of work for a year of more. This is one reason why it's a good idea to have one of your local disability lawyers help you with your initial application for benefits. [Read More]