Law

How Can You Transfer Ownership Of A Home To One Spouse During Divorce?

Once you and your spouse decide on who is going to keep the home after the divorce, you need to ensure that the deed is solely in the name of the person retaining ownership. If you are the spouse retaining ownership, you can choose to file a quit claim deed or opt for an interspousal transfer. Before deciding which is best for your situation, it is important you understand how each works and under which situations each should be used. Read More 

Faqs About Temporary Total Disability

Temporary total disability is an option in certain situations after having an injury in the workplace. The disability payment is part of workers' compensation and is paid to you by your employer's insurance provider. Before requesting disability payments, you need to understand the eligibility criteria and application process.  What Are the Eligibility Criteria? To qualify for temporary total disability benefits, you must have an injury that is expected to keep you temporarily unable to work for a period of time. Read More 

Is Your Child Dealing with Birth Defects Because of Zofran?

Did nausea cause you a lot of trouble while you were pregnant, so your obstetrician prescribed you Zofran, and assured you that it was safe? If so, and your child has some birth defects or developmental concerns, your obstetrician could be at fault. There are medical studies that show Zofran could increase the risk and be the cause of birth defects and problematic, and because you took the medication your child may pay the price. Read More 

Why You May Be Required To Pay Palimony

If you are divorcing, then the court may order you to pay spousal support if your financial status is better than that of your spouse. This is what is known as alimony. Did you know that you may be ordered to make comparable payments even if you were not married, have been cohabiting for some time and are now separating? In this case, it is known as palimony and the court may order you to pay it if: Read More 

2 Legal Documents You Want Before You Say I Do

If you are going to be getting married and you want to make sure that you have everything protected and set, you'll want to meet with a lawyer to set up a prenuptial agreement, and a will. Having these two documents in order will ensure that everything is protected if anything happens to you, or if you get divorced. A lawyer can help you draw up both before your big day. Read More