Archive for October, 2015

Contesting a Life Insurance Beneficiary in Ohio

After a person passes on, there are a variety of different things that need to get done to wind down their affairs. Many of these things happen through the probate process, a process by which a person’s estate is managed in conjunction with the court system. However, there are some things that need to be […] Read More

Qualifying for Social Security Disability Benefits

Social Security was initially founded in an effort to provide a safety net to people who were unable to work, and 80 years later it is still serving that purpose. One major part of that goal is the existence of disability benefits for people who are unable to work as a result of some medical […] Read More

Appealing a Denied Social Security Claim

Attempting to apply for disability benefits through the Social Security Administration can be a disheartening process. Applying initially can seem daunting, and it often results in a denial of benefits. In fact, according to a report compiled by the Social Security Administration, between the years on 2001 and 2010 an average of 72 percent of […] Read More

Resolving Breaches by a Trustee

While many people’s estate plans can be created with nothing more than a will, more complex plans may require the introduction of a trust. Trusts are legal instruments that involve three separate roles: settlor, trustee, and beneficiary. The settlor is the person who creates the trust, and they do so by providing some set of […] Read More