How to Keep Your Home in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

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"Bankruptcy" is a word that few people want to hear, but it represents an opportunity to escape crippling debt and get back on the right financial track. That doesn't mean bankruptcy should be taken lightly, however. Going through Chapter 7 bankruptcy means turning over most, if not all of your assets to a trustee who'll then determine how to liquidate and distribute those assets to satisfy creditors and settle your debts.

15 August 2018

How to Avoid At-Fault Accidents as a Teen

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As a teen driver, you probably can't wait to get out on your own and explore the surrounding area. Driving comes with a big increase in freedom, but it also comes with an increase in responsibility. Sadly, many teens involved in accidents are found to be at-fault for those accidents due to behaviors they displayed while driving. When you're at-fault for an accident, your insurance bills will often go up, and you may even need to hire a lawyer to represent you when the other party sues to collect damages.

6 July 2018

Estate Planning And Pets: How Can You Make Sure Your Pets Are Taken Care Of?

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Pets can be family to many people, but they're often forgotten when it come to estate planning. Many assume that they will outlive their pets or that arrangements will be made for them. Unfortunately, this can lead to a pet ending up in the shelter; if everyone believes the pet has already been taken care of, no one will take care of it. A clear estate plan can help. Pets Are Considered Property

5 June 2018

SSDI Income And Asset Limits

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If you are affected by a disability and are no longer able to work at your job, you may be qualified for benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). Once you apply, the amount of money you earn and the way you earn it is monitored on an ongoing basis. Those who are approved for SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance) have some strict limits placed on income. Read on to learn more about income, assets, and SSDI.

5 May 2018

3 Tips For Your Social Security Disability Filing

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When you're in need of help that a social security disability lawyer can provide, you will want to take some serious time out to make the right hire and to put together a proper case. In this regard, you'll want to understand a little bit more about fighting for your social security disability benefits, how you can bring the right attorney on board, and what you should expect from one of these cases.

10 April 2018

Is It Really That Bad If Someone With Almost No Estate Dies Intestate?

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It might not look like it sometimes, but pretty much everyone has an estate. Even those people who have very little in the way of money or possessions still have that money and those possessions, like a few books and clothes. It might not look like enough to warrant a will, but it really is, and not because of any monetary value. No Choices The main purpose of a will is to show the state (literally, the state you live in) that you have deliberate plans for your possessions and people aren't trying to steal them.

12 March 2018

A Different Kind of Affair

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Infidelity is a frequent cause of marital problems; problems that sometimes lead to divorce. If you think your spouse is cheating on you, it's wise to pay attention, because if they are not, then your suspicions could signal a need for counseling. If you are correct, then you may need to take more permanent action. A whole new way for spouses to get in trouble has emerged thanks to the internet, so read on for a few common red flags that you may be married to a cheating spouse.

8 February 2018

Tips For Bettering Your Odds Of Being Approved For Social Security SSI

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If you have talked with your doctor and it has been decided that you should apply for social security SSI, then that might be something you will want to do as soon as possible. However, you will want to take a few moments of time to consider whether there is anything you can do in order to improve your odds of being approved. This way, you can start to receive the benefits you need as soon as possible.

7 January 2018

Simple, Effective Ways To Help Kids Through Split Holidays After A Divorce

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When you are facing your first holiday season during or after a divorce, many tears may inevitably be shed. Try not to show your kids how upset you are. On the other hand, don't hide the fact that you will miss them and want to be with them. Lavish them with love throughout the holiday season and help prepare them for celebrating some of the holiday season without you.  Try the following ways to help your little ones through their first split holiday season.

7 December 2017

Social Security Disability And Autoimmune Disease: What You Need To Know

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If you've been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease that affects your thyroid, you know how far-reaching the effects of the condition can be. What you may not know is that if you are unable to work because of it, you may qualify for Social Security Disability. While qualifying for disability can be a challenge, understanding the basics and how they apply to your condition may make it easier. Here are some things you need to know before you apply.

9 November 2017