Should You Establish A Special Needs Trust?

Having a family member with a physical or mental disability can present some unique challenges. Caring for these family members requires careful planning and consideration. Parents are especially concerned with ensuring that a disabled child will be provided for at all times. A special needs trust can offer a viable solution for parents looking to plan ahead for the care of a disabled child. Preserve Benefits  One of the reasons a parent might opt to set up a special needs trust is to offer access to financial assets without compromising their disabled child's benefit status. [Read More]

Steps To Take If Your Ex Will Not Obey The Divorce Decree

When your divorce is finalized, you and your ex will both receive a copy of the same document, which is called a divorce decree. Did you know, though, that this decree is a court-ordered decree? In other words, you both must follow what it says if you want to avoid legal problems in the future. If you are following it but your ex is not, here are some of the steps you can take to enforce what this document says. [Read More]

Crucial Bankruptcy Questions

Filing for bankruptcy is usually the last option available for those in desperate financial straits. Unfortunately, many people, even those burdened with large debts, know very little about bankruptcy law and how the bankruptcy process works. This article looks at some of the most crucial questions surrounding this important topic. Should You File Under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13? You typically have two options when filing for bankruptcy: filing under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. [Read More]

Dealing with Age Discrimination During Job Searches: What to Do

When re-entering the workforce past the age of 40 or 50, you might feel self-conscious about being able to find a new position in a timely manner. In addition to your own insecurities, you may fear age discrimination where managers are less likely to hire you because of your age. What can you do? Know What's Lawful Before sitting down for interviews, you should know what's lawful for a manager to ask you. [Read More]