Administrative Law judges try to deny cases from any number of reasons. One excuse they use is that the opinion is not from an "acceptable medical source", that is, from a PhD or M.D. However, the... more
Has an injury or illness kept you from working for 12 months or more? Do you have an injury or illness that will keep you from working for 12 months or more?
If so, you may be eligible for Social... more
Adult Guardianships in Texas
Guardianship is the legal process by which someone who is incapacitated due to a physical or mental condition can be taken care of by another person. The incapacitated... more
As technology continues to improve and the economy continues to decline, the creativity and pervasiveness of financial scams increases. Every channel of communication is now being used to target... more
Insanity has to deal with the time of the offense. The question is, at the time the crime occurred, was the accused so crazy that they couldn't tell right from wrong. This defense isn't... more
A Healthcare Power of Attorney is meant to be in place to allow you to make healthcare decisions for yourself when you are no longer able to speak for yourself. You are considered to be legally... more
1) Am I a "therapist" for mental health confidentiality purposes?
The Illinois Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Confidentiality Act defines "therapist" very broadly:
"Therapist" means... more
Pursuant to California Rules of Court 3.1332(c), although continuances of trials are disfavored, each request for a continuance must be considered on its own merits. Circumstances that will indicate... more
Service from professionals, for professionals
This is a complex and fascinating area of law that is important to
patients, clients, lawyers, and health and human service professionals
alike. It... more