I practice in NJ so I am not familiar with Indiana's regulations but the general rule for Social Security is they are not bound by disability determinations made by other government agencies. However, I have in the past used other government disability determinations as additional evidence to...Read more »
You will have to clarify your question since Social Securtiy administers multiple benefits, but if you are referring to Social Security Disability benefits based on your own work record, then benefits continue so long as you continue to meet Social Security's definition for disability (which...Read more »
My Son has Chronic Constipation and ADHD. We have applied for benefits. Because his ADHD is sort of controlled with medication (he still struggles but makes good grades) I am worried his claim will be denied, despite his frequent health problems due to constipation including 3 hospitalizations in... Read more »
Any medical conditions for children can be found to be disabling. However, the medical conditions must result in marked or extreme limitations. Based on the information you provided, two hospitalizations in two months could be extreme if the medical records show that frequent hospitalizations are...Read more »
Legal Services of NJ (http://www.lsnj.org/) may be able to provide assistance. Also the local law school may run a bankruptcy clinic for individuals with low incomes. In NJ, the law schools are Rutgers Newark, Rutgers Camden, and Seton Hall in Newark.
That question can go both ways. Can the employee prove how many hours the employee worked? I am not aware of any default rule in such scenarios but employers are typically required to make reasonable efforts to document an employee's hours worked for wage and hour purposes if the employee is paid...Read more »
Generally, if you were fired for a reason that had nothing to do with you taking leave and had nothing to do with your medical conditions, then this is not a violation of the ADA. Whether ADA even applies though can depend on the size of your employer.
The issue concerns the proper probating, and dividing of real estate we received after our final parent passed away. It's been months since the death, and I want to mutually hire an attorney who will assist us in doing this, but he hired an attorney who abruptly stopped communicating and insisting... Read more »
I am not sure what you mean by a "sanitized partition". However, if you are referring to trying to obtain copies of documents that are in your sibling's possession, if you are already in Court, then you can file a motion with the Court (with a copy to your sibling's attorney) to demand a copy of...Read more »
It depends on whether the easement was recorded in a document filed with the County Clerk. It depends on whether the easement is necessary for the new owners to be able to enjoy use of the land. For example, if the easement grants use of a road across a neighbor's property to get to the new owners...Read more »
My children have a contract to purchase a home in N.J. The original closing date was march 15th, and the seller asked to postpone it until til mid April. That was agreed upon by both parties as the mortgage commitment is still valid until the 16th of April. Now they are telling my children that... Read more »
What your children's rights are depend on the terms of the contract, but generally, if all the contingencies have been satisfied and the delay is solely due to the sellers, your children may be able to demand a firm closing date on the basis of "time of the essence". However, this does not...Read more »
The owner found an internal chimney issue which we knew nothing about as we ourselves never had anyone inspect the inside of the chimney. They had an inspection but their inspector did not find this issue. Do they have a case? The sale was less than 30 days ago.
They might have a case but it may not be a strong case. It depends if they can provide proof that you could have or should have known about the chimney defect before the closing. This is general information and not a substitute for advice from an attorney that has had an opportunity to review all...Read more »
Traditionally, in NJ, sellers pay the full realtor commission. However, if you made some statement that could lead the realtor to believe that you had a verbal agreement to pay part of the realtor's commission, then you may have a verbal contract with the realtor. This information is general in...Read more »
I loaned him roughly $45000, and I was notarized letter to prove this. Since then he has moved back to India, and now refuses to pay me back. I was in touch with him till February 2011 and now he doesn't respond to my calls. I know of his where abouts in India and can track him down. Is there some... Read more »
You could file an action in NJ and see if the Court will enter a judgement against your friend, but if your friend does not have any assets remaining in the U.S., then you may have to take the judgement to a court in India to make it enforceable against the assets that are in that country or you...Read more »
He promised to pay me back and I agreed. I do not have it in writing however I have numerous text messages where he asked for the loan, promising to pay me back and us speaking about the loan itself. I also have messages where he refers to the 401k check coming in the mail. Are these text messages... Read more »
The texts and the message from your friend are probably admissible in court to prove the existence of the loan. Other useful evidence would be testimony from other people that were present when you made the verbal agreement. Evidence showing that you actually gave the money to your friend (such as...Read more »
If you are referring to a third party intentionally taking actions so one party would breach a contract, then this is frequently referred to as "tortious interference with contract" or "tortious interference with a business relationship". You can try to use these keywords to search for more...Read more »
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