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How A Full-Blown Custody Battle May Harm Your Child

You have probably heard that custody battles aren't good for kids, but do you know exactly how it harms them? It's easy to assume that your fight for your child's custody is good for both you and the child, but this is only true if the "fight" is kept civil. Here are some of the ways in which a full-blown custody battle may harm the kids:  Monetary Ramifications   The cost of child custody battles varies widely; it can be as low as $3,000 or as high as $40,000. Read More 

3 Possible Beneficiaries For Your Life Insurance Policy

Signing up for a life insurance policy is a smart move, regardless of how young or old you are. When you sign up for your policy, however, you will be asked to designate a beneficiary, who will be trusted with the money from the policy after you pass away. These are three possible beneficiaries that you can choose for your policy. 1. Individual Beneficiary One common choice is to choose an individual beneficiary. Read More 

Did You Fall In A Restaurant Bathroom And Get Hurt? What You Can Do Next

Going out for a delicious meal can turn into a stressful experience if you slip on water in the bathroom and sustain injuries as a result. After a trip to your family physician, you may starting wondering if you can file a legal claim against the restaurant in court to recoup doctor bills and get compensation for time you miss from work. Here are some actions to take if you make that decision. Read More 

Will Dependents Still Get Social Security Benefits If The Primary Recipient Is Incarcerated?

Landing in jail can have a negative impact on person's life. Case in point, the Social Security Administration will cut off payments to anyone who's incarcerated, regardless of whether that person receives Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or payments. Whether the person's family members are affected by the individual's incarceration depends on the person's payment status before he or she was put in jail. Here's more information about this issue. Read More 

5 Advantages Of Private Adoption

When it comes to adoption, adoptive parents typically have the choice of either working with an adoption agency or facilitating a private adoption with the help of an adoption attorney. Working with an adoption agency may be best for some people, while others prefer the process of a private adoption. Some of the advantages of a private adoption include: Typically a Faster Process Adoption agencies may facilitate both domestic and international adoptions, and the timeline for adoptive parents to bring their child home can be long. Read More