If you have recently been diagnosed with a debilitating disease or sustained serious injuries that made it impossible for you to work, you may be in the process of filing a social security disability claim. Even if you have already consulted with a lawyer, there are a couple of things you can do to help with getting your claim approved.
1. Go to All of Your Doctor's Appointments
Right before you initially filed your claim, you were probably seeing one or more doctors.
Things can get ugly when a marriage comes to an end. Both spouses might not agree on certain issues that must be resolved before the dissolution of the marriage can occur. Some divorce proceedings can take months, or even years, to complete.
Since both spouses typically move forward with their lives separately while filing for divorce, the court must sometimes step in to make temporary decisions on the behalf of each spouse.
When you first went to court over child support payments, the judge likely set the payments based on your income. You were probably told that as your income changes, you would need to report that change and the child support may be adjusted as a result. If you have had changes in your income, you may be confused about when to report those changes. Here are some answers to those questions along with a few things you should know about any changes of income you may have.
A lot of women have no doubt as to who the biological father of their child is, but this isn't true in everyone's case. There are also women who have a child and are unsure who is the child's biological father. There are many different scenarios in which this situation may be applicable — but the constant is that you had sexual relations with more than one man around the time that your child was conceived.
Criminal defense law sometimes has a language all its own. Two terms that you might hear in any criminal courtroom include the "SODDI defense" and the closely-related "TODDI defense." If you've been charged with any kind of crime, here's more information about what these defenses entail and when they're appropriate to use.
What Is a SODDI defense?
"SODDI" stands for "some other dude did it." Essentially, it's the defense you can use when you have no real idea who committed the crime -- but it wasn't you.