Getting laid off is never fun. Depending on your life's circumstances, it can also be quite emotional or even traumatic. One way that some companies try to soften the blow is by offering laid off employees a severance package designed to ease their financial burden in the month ahead and provide a financial reward for their years of service to the company. If you find yourself in this situation, make sure you read the contract before you sign the dotted line.
Tax season is often one of the most stressful times for many people, but much of this stress stems from a lack of understanding about taxes. People often fail to appreciate the ramifications of failing to pay their tax debts. By knowing answers to a couple of common questions, you should be better informed about your rights, risks and responsibilities as a tax paying citizen: What Can Happen If You Fail To Pay Your Taxes?
Now that it's time to sit down with your divorce attorney, there is some vital information that you should have ready. While your financial documents are probably not the most pressing thing on your mind right now, they should be. Your financial documents will become an important part of the settlement process. Take a look at some of the items your attorney will need when they start negotiating your settlement.
The process of filing for divorce is still a mystery to many people. If your marriage comes to an end, here is a list of step by step instructions on how you can start taking steps to finalize your divorce in a court of law. 1 - Make the decision that the marriage is over. You should have made previous attempts to salvage the marriage by entering couple's counseling and working with your partner to resolve you differences.
While many people only file personal injury lawsuits when their injuries are significant, there are some who file frivolous lawsuits as a way to make a quick buck. These frivolous lawsuits range from the overstated to the unbelievable. Even more unbelievable are the cases that were actually won. Here are the most outrageous personal injury cases that have ever gone before a judge. Hot Coffee In 1992, Stella Liebeck was awarded 2.
If you are unable to work because of an illness or injury, you may qualify for social security disability payments. This money comes from a fund you have probably contributed to during your time in the work force, and it is likely that you have the right to disability payments using this money. As an attorney specializing in social security disability, I have a great deal of experience in helping clients determine if they qualify for disability payments. I hope that this blog will help people who have been injured understand what it means to qualify for social security disability benefits and how to go about getting that help.