2016 Knox Community Law School – Know your rights for FREE!

2016 Knox Community Law School – Know your rights for FREE!

Questions about the law? We’ve got answers! Attend these FREE seminars to make sure you have the information you need to protect yourself and your family. Register for the Knox Community Law School by calling the Knoxville Bar Association at (865) 522-6522 or register online at www.knoxbar.org. For most people, today’s law is a jumble of legal statutes and court rulings, and can lead to much frustration and many
questions for anyone trying to understand it. The Knoxville Bar Association is offering a series of FREE seminars on today’s most important legal topics, presented in plain language by top legal experts. Friday, April 1, 2016 O’Connor Senior Center 611 Winona Street Saturday, April 2, 2016 Fellowship Church 8000 Middlebrook Pike Choose to attend one or both courses!   Wills & Estate Planning for Everyone -9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Where there’s a will – there’s a family provided for by a thoughtful loved one. Learn about changes in the law that have had an impact on estate planning, including changes to conservatorship laws. Topics of discussion include wills and trusts, gift and tax planning, probate options in Tennessee and the importance of living wills and powers of attorney . This session will also address the planning necessary to assure that in case of legal incapacity, your wishes regarding financial and health care decisions will be followed.   Consumer Rights & Responsibilities: Protect Yourself and Your Assets – 11:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. We’ll discuss the following topics: What should you do to protect your family and try and prevent foreclosure or bankruptcy? Understand your rights if you are trying to pay...
Do you qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits?

Do you qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits?

Written By: Ogle, Elrod & Baril The Social Security disability claims process may feel like an eternity when you are unable to work and earn a living. The Social Security Administration works at their own pace and with an increasing number of Americans filing for disability, the process is continuing to increase. In most situations, an attorney cannot force the Administration to render a quicker decision or increase the speed of the process. However, an attorney can help you avoid common mistakes so that your claim is not unfairly denied. Through our experience representing clients nationwide in their claims for Social Security disability benefits, The Law Offices of Ogle, Elrod and Baril, PLLC, has structured our practice to be centered around each individual client’s needs. We have a group of dedicated lawyers, case managers and staff to ensure that all of our clients obtain the best service possible. The attorneys and staff at Ogle, Elrod and Baril, PLLC, will assist the Administration in gathering the necessary evidence to support your claim; keep you up-to-date with the latest status and information on your claim; make sure you are aware of important deadlines and appointments; submit information as needed to the examiner; attend your disability hearing and coach you through the process; and answer all your questions regarding the process and your claim. Our firm is structured so that we are able to help clients no matter if they are just beginning the process and need to apply for benefits or if they have been denied and need to appeal their decision. From start to finish our office is there to...

Veteran Services Information Meeting

2016 Knox County Veteran Services Information Meeting for Healthcare Professionals Date: March 30th, 2016 Location: Karns Senior Center Time: 2:30-3:30 Please join ETPCS & Tom Humphries from the Knox County Veterans Services Office will give a presentation on VA benefits for Veterans and surviving spouses. He will talk about the following VA benefits: Improved Pension benefit with Housebound\Aid and Attendance, Service Connected disability benefits and Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) benefits. Please RSVP by March 20th to East Tn Personal Care Service at 865-692-2200 or by email at etpcs@bellsouth.net THE KNOX COUNTY VETERANS SERVICES OFFICE WILL BE AT THE SENIOR CENTERS TO PROVIDE ONE-ON-ONE ASSISTANCE TO VETERANS AND FAMILY MEMBERS. WE WILL EXPLAIN VA BENEFITS, ANSWER QUESTIONS, AND ASSIST VETERANS AND FAMILY MEMBERS WITH FILING FOR THEIR VA BENEFITS Volunteer opportunities for the 2016 Smoky Mountain Air Show O’Connor- February 8, 2016 10:00 am to 11:00 am Larry Cox- February 8, 2016 11:30 am to 12:30 pm Corryton- February 9, 2016 10:00 am to 11:00 am Strang- February 11, 2016 11:00 am to 12:00 pm Halls- February 17, 2016 9:00 am to 10:00 am South Knox- February 18, 2016 9:00 am to 10:00 am South Knoxville Community Center- February 18, 2016 10:15 to 11:15 Karns- February 19, 2016 9:00 am to 10:00 am VA Outpatient Clinic- February 23, 2016 8:30 to 9:30 Carter- February 24, 2016 11:30 am to 12:30 pm...