It's a sad fact that many scam artists target the elderly for financial gain.
During the month of May, the National Association for Mental Health advocate for people who suffer from recognized or unrecognized mental health issues. These issues can have a significant impact on a marriage, a divorce or even a custody battle.
According to Forbes, in 2014, the government included questions about gender identity and sexual orientation on the National Survey of Older Americans Act Participants. The annual survey was administered by the Department of Health and Human Services and collected data from seniors who made use of specific government assistance programs, such as meal services and senior centers in New York and the rest of the United States.
People who are awarded child support in New York know how important those payments are to help them provide for the needs and care of their children. They also understand the added burden they may face if their children's other parents do not fulfill their financial obligations. Therefore, it behooves parents to be aware of the enforcement options available to encourage payment or recover past due balances.
The general effects of age and time, suffering some types of injuries or developing certain medical conditions may result in physical or mental incapacity for adults. If they have not already legally named a representative to act on their behalf, family members charged with their care may see fit to pursue the authority to handle their affairs. Therefore, it is important for people to understand how guardianship is established for incapacitated adults in New York.