No matter how much advice you give to your children, there comes a day when they have to make their own decisions. It is not uncommon for children to get into financial trouble in their 20s. If your child has made a series of bad financial decisions that have led them towards bankruptcy, they may be considering chapter 7 bankruptcy. If their finances have come to the crossroads of filing for bankruptcy, they may be looking for your help and advice again.
If you've been in an accident and have found that health problems you already had have gotten worse, you may find that the other party or your insurance company is trying to reduce the settlement or reimbursement amount you can get. It's not unusual for the other parties involved to try this by claiming that you wouldn't have been affected as badly had you not had the preexisting health problems, and that the other parties shouldn't have to pay you as much because of that.
Determining whether or not your child qualifies for disability benefits can be challenging. While you, as a parent, know without a doubt your child is struggling with certain issues that would make it hard on him or her to function normally in society, getting the social security administration (SSA) to see it as well can be tough. Learn more about how the SSA uses six areas to determine whether or not your child is eligible for disability benefits, even if your child's medical or mental problem is not in the listing the administration usually follows.
If you feel you can't afford you mortgage anymore, a short sale is one way to get relief. A short sale involves selling the home for less than its current value. A short sale must be approved by the lender, who agrees to cancel the primary mortgage without expecting full payment. However, lenders often say no to a short sale. Here are some tips on handling a short sale decline.
Your employer provides a valuable benefit if you are injured at work. You can expect to have your medical expenses covered as well as receive a portion of your lost wages for your injury. Some specific circumstances call out for compensation that goes beyond your workers' compensation insurance, however. Read on to learn more about these particular circumstances and how you may be able to file suit and collect far more than would be possible with workers' comp.
When you sell stock photography, there is always a risk that someone may use your image in a way that you didn't permit in the licensing agreement. When that happens, you need to protect your licensing rights. The best way to do that is to work with a copyright and licensing attorney. I've spent a lot of time researching fair use and licensing restrictions. I hope that the information here helps you to not only understand your rights as the creator but also to learn how to document and enforce those rights and seek legal resolutions when they are violated.