As many families are going to pumpkin patches around the country, there are are others who are struggling to make ends meet. And while there will be many groups of friends who are ready to enter the season of giving thanks followed by the season of giving gifts, there will be others who will be dealing with some of the most difficult situations. If you find yourself among those who are the less fortunate this fall and winter, it is important to take the time to find the legal advice that you need to understand the kind of options that are still available to you before going to trial on your own.