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Child Support and Disabled Children Becoming Adults

Do you have a disabled child who is reaching the age of 18? This article will help you understand the child support laws that may affect your child.


The Family Medical Leave Act

The Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law that requires some employers to let their employees take time off from work to recover from an illness, care for an ill family member, or to attend to the birth or adoption of a child

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Question: on medical leave from work due to injury. doctor has not released me back to work. can my employer fire me?
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Question: (Repost with additional info) October 2014 Started working for eligible employer June 2015 First child will be born May I apply for the 12 week FMLA leave in October 2015(one year anniversary with employer) to care for my child until June 2016 if employer allows intermittent leave? Note:1250 hours of service will be completed by June 2015 birth of child
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Question: We issued our tenant a 5-day eviction notice due to non-payment of rent. She claims that legally we must give her extended notice to pay or vacate because she is disabled. Is this true?
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Question: I want to file a suit against an Airline. I traveled with them in August, 2009 and they damaged my wheelchair running up repairs to about $2000. I understand there is a form online that I can complete and mail in. However, I can't find it. Can you help me?
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Question: My brother has been diagnosed with stage IV cancer. Both our parents have passed away. Can I take a leave of absence under the FMLA to care for him? Would a personal leave of absence cover this situation?
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Question: My wife is permanatly disabled under social security disablity. Part of her disablitiy is problems with comprehension. Between her learning disablity and hearing impairment, she has a really hard time comunicating with doctors and insurance companies. She just can't comprehend these things. She wants me to be her Medical Power of Attorney so that she doesn't have to deal with insurance companies customer service. The only information I can find is related to seniors. Can you help us? Where to go.. who to see?
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Question: My severely disabled (non verbal, non ambulatory) 20 year old son’s health status has declined to the point that his mom and I have agreed not to take any extraordinary intervention. He is being followed at home by Hospice of the Valley. We are being challenged by the treating hospitals to produce a medical POA to recovery his medical records. Given his current medical status the possibility of him surviving more than a couple of weeks are doubtful. Is there an easy and inexpensive way to get guardianship of him and should we?
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