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SSA is Heading For Delays Again After Recent Cutbacks & Years of Improvement

Service Cuts, Computer Problems Cloud Social Security’s 79th Birthday: The Social Security Administration should have reason to celebrate. After all, August 14, 2014, marked the 79th anniversary of the day when President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act, which ushered in the landmark entitlement program. However, the agency’s birthday was a less than cheerful one, coming on the... 

PTSD, "Post" Means After And At Any Time

Government analysis finds Veterans with PTSD can suffer for decades before acknowledging the disorder. The year 2014 marks the 100th-year anniversary of the beginning of World War I, the so-called war to end all wars. And in a bit of irony, a study was released on August 8 that has found that, like the consequences of the “Great War,” the after-effects of combat stress among veterans, just like... 

In Case You Need Another Reason Not to Text and Drive

The Colorado woman said she had just dropped off her daughter’s saxophone at school. Running later for a business meeting, she did a voice text to a friend. When she looked down to make sure her message translated properly, the woman ran into a guardrail which pierced her thigh and buttocks. Firefighters had to saw off the front and back end of the pole to get the woman out. She was rushed to... 

5 Questions about Divorce Mediation—Answered!

Are you and your partner planning to go your separate ways? If you are, do you want to end the relationship on good terms? If you answered yes again, divorce mediation is the perfect method for disputing couples to settle their issues. However, not everyone prefers this method, as most are unaware of the benefits it provides. Moreover, they may have several questions regarding the practice. Here are... 

Ways to tell Your Children that You are Getting a Divorce

Divorce is difficult on both parents and children. Parents going through a divorce will find breaking the news of them parting ways to their children very difficult whereas kids will go through a multitude of emotions when their parents tell them of their decision. In order to make this easier on kids and parents, parents can choose to break the news in more subtle ways. Ways that will ensure that... 

Never-married parents face extra steps when establishing child custody

In Virginia, unmarried parents have the same rights and responsibilities to their children as married couples do. However, parents who were never married may face some additional steps when they establish child custody after a breakup. Paternity frequently complicates the process of determining custody in cases where the parents were never married. If either party denies the paternity of the father,... 

Car Wrecks: Avoiding Road Rage

My favorite example of Dallas traffic happened several years ago during Texas/OU weekend.  We were in college, driving on I35 (no doubt with the radio blaring), and I saw a driver four lanes over start screaming because he thought someone cut him off.  But he was screaming so loud that we could hear him, through four lanes of traffic, and over our radio. Thankfully, few of us are that bad, but I’m... 

5th Annual Veterans’ Summit

The 5th Annual Veterans’ Summit will be held on Wednesday, September 10, at Laurel Manor in Livonia, MI, 8 am – 2 pm. We are co-sponsoring the event with the Canton Community Foundation. This is a fantastic FREE event for veterans and their families! You can register online at www.cantonfoundation.org, and call Beth Meade at 734-495-1200 or email bmeade@cantonfoundation.org for more information. Legal... 

Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Billboard Accident Settles

At a time when people are losing confidence in our system’s ability to deliver justice, here is a case that proves our civil justice system can, and does, work. An undisclosed settlement has been reached in the wrongful death lawsuit of a 10-year-old boy killed by a falling 300 pound flight display board at the Birmingham, Alabama airport last year. The young boy and his family were traveling through... 

Back-To-School Tips for Students with Special Needs and their Families

By Sheryl R. Frishman, Esq. Littman Krooks, LLP The summer has flown by and now it is time to think about going back to school. While this can be an exciting time, it can also be an anxiety-provoking experience. This is especially true for students with special needs and their parents. Here are some suggestions to make the back to school transition easier: 1. Do You Have Your Child’s IEP or 504 Accommodation... 
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