Your Guide To Applying For Social Security Disability For Your Autistic Child

If your son or daughter has recently been diagnosed with autism, you may already know that many autistic persons are eligible for disability payments. Although recent scientific data has determined that autism is present at birth, it can take years or even through adolescence or early adulthood for some people to be accurately diagnosed with autism. Therefore, if your child has been diagnosed with autism and could benefit from receiving Social Security disability payments, the information discussed below will be quite useful to you and your family. Read More 

Spousal Support ~ What To Know If You Want It

Are you getting a divorce and want to get spousal support from your estranged spouse? If so, you likely have your own reasons for seeking support. However, a few things will influence whether you actually receive spousal support, which is sometimes referred to as alimony. Different states have rules or criteria set, and it is wise to know what they are in your state. The following are a few things that could impact whether you receive court-ordered spousal support. Read More 

Injured At The Gym? Here Is What To Do Next

According toNBC News, approximately 50,000 Americans are seriously injured in exercise equipment-related accidents each year. Whether you tripped on the treadmill or had a dumbbell dropped on your foot, you may have also suffered an accident at your local gym, and are wondering if you can sue. Even if you signed a liability waiver, you might still have a case. Here is some valuable information for anyone who is injured at the gym: Read More 

IVF and Surrgogacy: What Should You Know About Your Legal Rights To Your Child

If you and your partner are going through fertility treatments to help conceive a child -- whether in vitro fertilization (IVF), sperm or egg donation, or surrogacy -- you may be wondering about the legal and emotional ramifications of your decision to use reproductive assistance. While married couples who conceive a child without the use of fertility treatments have no doubt that each partner has equal legal and physical rights to the child they've created, those who use surrogates to carry the pregnancy to term and/or who aren't biologically related to the child (but whose partners are) may later face legal battles if one of these relationships goes south. Read More 

3 Important Things to Understand About Defamation Lawsuits

If you recently went through a very bad breakup, and your ex is spreading rumors around about you, there is a chance you might be able to sue him or her for defamation. Defamation involves written or spoken things that are false and harmful to a person's reputation. If your ex has done this to you, filing a lawsuit against him or her might be a good way to legally resolve the problem. Read More