The Disability Waiting Game: When Your Disability Isn’t Approved

If you have been hurt, or you are sick, you might not be able to work. While applying for disability may be your only option, it's important to understand that you will have to wait for disability benefits if you are applying to the social security administration. If you are not covered under any short term disability policy, or you are not covered under workers compensation, you may have difficulty meeting your financial needs until you are approved for benefits. Read More 

Thinking About Divorce? Two Reasons Not To Move Out Of The Martial Home Immediately

Marriage might be all about love, but divorce is all about being smart. Although divorce is a time when emotions are high, it's important that you don't let your emotions get the best of you. A common emotionally charged decision some people make is to move out of their martial home immediately. While it's not to say you have to stay in the same home as your partner until the divorce is final, it's not exactly wise to move out right away. Read More 

Avoid These Common Application Mistakes When You Apply For Social Security Disability

If you are in the process of applying for social security disability benefits, make sure that you avoid the common mistakes outlined below that many applicants make.  #1 Not Getting Help Right Away Filing for social security disability benefits is not as simple as filing out a few forms and quickly getting approved. It is a multiple-step process where you have to prove how much money you were making, prove that your disability fits the qualifications and prove that you meet all other criteria as well. Read More 

Are Non-Compete Clauses Legal And Enforceable?

As a business owner, you trust your employees with a lot of specialized information. If one of your workers were to go to a competitor, they might share some important business or trade secrets. So you've been thinking about having your employees -- current and future -- sign non-compete agreements to protect you and your business. What's the best way to do this? Find Out What Legal Restrictions Exist on Non-Compete Clauses Read More 

Is A Collaborative Divorce Right For You?

If you are interested in using a non-adversarial method of marriage dissolution, a collaborative divorce could be for you. This relatively recent incarnation of the divorce process involves taking a team approach and leaving behind the acrimony and contentious nature of divorces that are normally decided by a family court judge. This type of divorce is not for everyone, however, so read on to learn more about what's involved in the collaborative divorce process. Read More