Are you disabled and do not know how to apply for benefits from the Social Security Administration? Do you have notice of a hearing and do not know what to expect? Perhaps you recently received a letter from the Social Security Administration denying your benefits and do not know...
Homelessness is a major challenge that affects people from all walks of life in the United States. According to the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, there are more than 50,000 veterans who are homeless every night. The statistics also indicate that about 1.4 million others are always at the...
At the moment, will writing is not regulated. Not only lawyers, but pretty much anyone, can offer to write up your will for you. Supermarkets, private individuals and banks are all offering will write packages for a variety of budgets. You can even write your will yourself if you...
Our parents and grandparents represent a part of history that we didn’t have access to. They tell the stories of long ago in vivid detail, expertly bridging the gap between the past and the present with wonderful words that vividly resurrect the past. Without them, there would be holes...
There are few things more important in the world of law than equal and proper representation for the citizens of a free state. Having access to quality solicitors is thus essential for the facilitation of justice. There are many different instances which might call for legal representatives. Whether you...
Litigation solicitors are legal specialists who can help people to fight for causes in which they believe. A litigation solicitor can increase a person's chances of receiving a favorable or at least a fair ruling on a multitude of matters. If you are in any kind of legal dispute,...
If you are considering taking the leap into paralegal studies, it is likely you desire the satisfaction that can only come out of having a career rather than merely a job.  The difference between the two, a job and a career, can mean many things, but to those pursuing...
Maritime law doesn’t cross many people’s minds, until they read about a collision at sea, a shooting incident or an oil spill. Maritime lawyers, as a result, are almost unknown to many people. However, maritime law and the vessels and people it regulates goes back to pre-historic times. Balsa...
Recognizing the perils of working on the high sea, the federal government established the Merchant Marine Act of 1920 to protect workers injured at sea. Commonly referred to as the Jones Act, the scope of employee claims can go beyond that of the workers’ compensation familiar to those on...
Life is full of ups and downs. It is much like a roller coaster. That is the reason many people believe that life is unpredictable. Some moments in your life are full of joy and others are not. You cannot wish that it is always a happy life that...