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June 2018 Archives

What evidence is needed for SSD benefits due to cancer?

Missourians in every family across the state will inevitably have a story about how they have been affected by cancer. It could have afflicted a loved one, a friend or they might have had the disease themselves.

Your rights to certain types of compensation as an injured worker

Missouri workers who suffer injuries on the job may know of their entitlement to certain types of benefits through a workers' compensation claim, but there may be things about this type of insurance coverage you may not know. If you receive an injury, you would be wise to know more about this process before you move forward with your claim. 

What is considered with property division in a Missouri divorce?

Divorce can be a complicated situation for all couples in Missouri. The issues that come up for dispute are many and one that is frequently problematic is how property division and debts will be handled. Understanding how the law deals with property and debts is imperative when the case is moving forward. While it is preferable for the parties to come to an amicable agreement, that is not always possible. So, having a grasp of the law can avoid being a negative outcome.

Can child support be modified due to National Guard service?

There are many members and former members of the armed forces and National Guard in Missouri. Those who are in the service will face a different set of issues than civilians when it comes to family. If it is a member of the National Guard who is married and has children, there is always a chance that the marriage will not work out and the couple will part ways. Child support and visitation rights will be part of the settlement. However, the amount that will be paid in child support is contingent on many factors including the income of the parents. There can be a modification of the amount that is ordered for many reasons. One is if a parent who is a member of the emergency military service is called to duty and there is a change in income.

What is medical equivalence for Social Security Disability?

When a Missouri resident has an injury, illness or condition that is believed to be severe enough to get Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, there are many terms that are used by the Social Security Administration (SSA) and could be the foundation for confusion and concern to the applicant. One is meeting the requirements to be considered disabled.

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