PRACTICE AREAS

 

JUVENILE DEFENSE

Court-involved youth need attorneys to help them navigate the complexities of the delinquency system. The juvenile defender zealously advocates on behalf of the young client's expressed interests to enforce the client's due process rights and present the legal and social case.

 

SOCIAL SECURITY 

Social Security Disability can involve a complex process that our attorneys at Shahid & Hosea, LLC are intimately familiar with. We use our understanding of the Social Security Disability Insurance system to work tirelessly to obtain the benefits you deserve. As your primary attorney, Vania Hosea has the experience to benefit your situation. Attorney Hosea has represented well over a hundred of claimants at hearings. We put our over a decade of collective experience and skill to work for you in pursuing your Social Security benefits.

 

EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION

Employers generally can't discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age (40 and older), national origin or disability. Specifically, employers can't fail or refuse to hire, discharge, or otherwise discriminate against employees and applicants in compensation or terms, conditions or privileges of employment. They also can't limit, segregate, or classify employees and applicants in ways that could deprive them of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect their employment status. In addition, employers can't discriminate in admission to or employment in apprenticeship or other training programs.

Employers can't print or publish job notices or advertisements that indicate any preference, limitation, specification, or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin, except when religion, sex, age, or national origin is a bona fide occupational qualification for employment.

 

PERSONAL INJURY

Shahid & Hosea provides legal services to those who claim to have been injured, physically or psychologically, as a result of the negligence of another person, company, government agency or any entity. We primarily practice in the area of law known as tort law.

ESTATE PLANNING

Estate planning is the process of anticipating and arranging, during a person's life, for the management and disposal of that person's estate during the person's life, in the event the person becomes incapacitated and after death.

 
 

DOMESTIC RELATIONS

Domestic relations refers to the field of family law, which governs relations within a family or household. In the past, these relations were limited to those between spouses, parents and children, and legal guardians and wardsFamily courts, sometimes called domestic courts, are courts of limited jurisdiction that address issues involving family law. These courts cover a breadth of domestic relations matters including alimonydivorce, domestic abuse, child custody, child support.

 

ADOPTION LAW

Adoption law is the generic area of legal theory, policy making, legal practice and legal studies relating to law on adoption.

 

GENERAL CIVIL LAW

Civil Law is the body of laws of a state or nation regulating ordinary private matters, as distinct from laws regulating criminal, political, or military matters.