Yvonne Lowe

How Mediation Helps Divorcing Spouses and Their Children

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Going through a divorce when there are kids involved can be difficult for a family. The parents, children, and even extended family and friends may suffer and be affected, and this is why many people choose to mediate divorce instead. A mediation between the spouses who are ready to divorce can be one of the easiest ways to get divorced and can help make the legal process and emotional strain less draining.…

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An Appealing Action: What To Know About SSDI Appeals

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Those unable to work at their jobs may be able to qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). In most cases, very few are approved for benefits with an initial application. Instead, many applicants who manage to get benefits do so by formally appealing the initial Social Security Administration (SSA) denial decision. The appeals process has several rules and precautions to learn about, so read on and learn how to handle your benefits denial properly.…

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Calculating Future Loss Of Income

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Future loss of income is one of the damages to include in your personal injury claim if you have lingering health problems or permanent disability. Below are some of the factors that determine how much you can get for future loss of income. Education Level Your educational level has a big influence on your earning ability. Your education level determines your unemployment risk, your salary, and the types of jobs you can do.…

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Ways A Tax Attorney Can Help You If You Owe Back Taxes

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When you owe money to a creditor that you cannot pay, that creditor might call often, send letters, and even text you or send emails to you about the debt you owe. Being in this position is never a good thing, especially if you owe a lot of money you cannot repay, and especially if you owe the money to the IRS. Owing back taxes to the IRS is one of the worst situations to be in, as the IRS has more authority and means to collect money than regular creditors.…

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Trouble With Your Ears? What To Do If You've Suffered Hearing Loss At Work

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If you work with loud noises on a daily basis, it’s just a matter of time before you do some damage to your ears. Some damage may be so minimal that you can barely tell the difference in your ability to hear. Other damage will be so significant that the hearing loss interferes with your daily life. Whether you suddenly have a constant ringing in your ears, or you have recognizable hearing loss, you need to take the condition seriously.…

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Why Does Age Discrimination In The Workplace Happen?

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America has an aging workforce but that doesn’t always mean that older workers are given their due or valued for their experience. In fact, many find themselves unfairly shuffled aside in favor of younger, less-experienced replacements. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) specifically bars age discrimination against anyone 40 years of age or older, and some state laws are even broader in their restrictions against ageism. Yet, age discrimination is still a factor that older workers often have to contend with — whether they’re simply applying for a job, looking for a promotion, or hoping to hang onto their current positions.…

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Estate Planning: Millenial Conversations

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Some of the most difficult conversations you might have with your family are about the future. This certainly applies to estate planning. Here are some difficult conversations every millennial should have with their family and their estate planner. Tax Liabilities If your parents, grandparents, or great grandparents are in the position to pass down a property or house without a mortgage, your beneficiaries still might not be able to afford the property.…

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Injured and Filing a Lawsuit? Know These 2 Things

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Have you recently been injured and you are not sure what to do about it? If so, there are some important things that you must know before moving forward with a personal injury lawsuit. That’s because many people have misconceptions about injury lawsuits that should be cleared up. Don’t make a mistake by not knowing the current information and your rights. 1. Auto Accident Victims Have Many Rights When involved in an auto accident, you may think that all you have the right to is compensation for the physical damage to your car and your medical bills directly related to the accident.…

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Divorcing During School Time: How Do You Encourage Your Children?

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If you and your spouse plan to legally separate or divorce during the school year, you may worry a great deal about your children and how the divorce will affect their education. Divorce can be emotionally and personally challenging for students, especially children who are still in primary school. Children of divorcing parents can experience poor grades, peer pressure, and many other problems in school. You can encourage your children to maintain good grades during your divorce with these tips.…

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What Is The Difference Between A Prenuptial Agreement And A Postnuptial Agreement?

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Most people are familiar with prenuptial agreements and what they are, but a lot of people do not understand what a postnuptial agreement is. While these agreements have things in common, they also have differences. Here are several important things you should know about the differences between prenuptial agreements and postnuptial agreements in marriage and divorce. The similarities of both agreements When couples get married, the things they own generally become both of theirs to keep, which means the things they own are generally divided evenly if they get divorced.…

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