There are some legal matters relating to your family that you might be able to handle on your own, such as petitioning the court for a name change after you get married or even going through an amicable divorce when there are no children involved. However, there are also times when it's good to call an attorney at least for legal advice, to protect your interests and those of other family members.
If a close relative has passed away, the Succession Act prescribes that only several processes can be used to pass the assets of their estate to another. These processes are probate, letters of administration or a will. In most cases, a will or a probate process carries the day. However, in other instances, letters of administration are required. Read on to learn more. What are letters of administration? Letters of administration are legal documents that give you the power to manage and operate the estate of the deceased person.
If you have a disability that keeps you from being able to work a full-time job, you might be eligible for benefits through the Social Security Administration (SSA). Unfortunately, not all claims that are sent in will be approved. If you were denied benefits, it might be due to one of these reasons. Your Disability Isn't Severe In order to quality for disability benefits, you not only need to prove that you have a medical condition or injury keeping you from work, but prove that it isn't temporary.