If you think about it, it doesn’t really take much reason to practice proper financial management. Instead of asking why you need to do so, the correct question is, why not?
Ask the lawyer who will be working on your case. The lawyer should have staff to help gather your medical records and develop the evidence. Social Security disability cases are document intensive. It is important that there is sufficient staff to obtain, maintain and file all of the necessary documents.
In the first few months, do you have enough working capital to tide you over before you start making money? Will you be able to survive and meet all your payments?
Cases are not dismissed on this basis without prior notice to counsel of record. The lawyer did not notify his client of the potential dismissal. It was not until the court notified her of the dismissal that she found out what had happened. The client was in an automobile accident, as a result of which she was hospitalized and undergoing multiple surgeries. She trusted her cashflow to look out for her interests; she did not know or understand what should have been taking place and had no idea until she received notification from the court that the case had been dismissed.
You must record all your expenses in your personal financial management sheet. Be it in your note book or you can record it in your computer, with Excel. By doing so, only then you can track where your money has gone to.
Once you know if the basic principles and once you have an expert to guide you through the entire process, managing your finances will become very easy. Do not hesitate to make use of the World Wide Web. If you do not want to spend money, you can utilize the web to get lots of tips and hints and free information.
Consider buying a product that comes with a free trial. This will allow you to test its features and if you are not comfortable with anything, you are not obliged to spend on it.
Don’t feel pressured to hire the attorney during the initial consultation. Take a few days to think about the meeting, and interview other attorneys. Once you decide on an attorney you will set up another appointment to sign a representation agreement and take care of any retainer or deposit requirements. The representation agreement is the contract between you and your attorney. Read it carefully and ask the lawyer to explain anything you do not understand.