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  • Back To School: Bankruptcy Educational Requirements

    If your financial situation has worsened and you are thinking about declaring bankruptcy, you should know that there are some additional requirements that attempt to ensure that you learn from your financial mistakes. Read on to learn more about these classes that you must take before you can get your bankruptcy finalized. The BAPCPA The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 was a powerful bit of legislation aimed at preventing people from having to declare bankruptcy again and again.
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  • Three Personal Injury Law Notions And Misconceptions

    Suffering accidental injuries can be a devastating experience for your physical and financial health as well as your quality of life. Sadly, misconceptions about personal injury lawsuits can discourage people from fighting for justice when they have been victimized by an accident that resulted in major injuries, expenses, or damages. Myth: You Must Accept The Offer From The Insurance Company For many major accidents, the person responsible will have insurance that should pay for the damages and losses you suffered.
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  • Getting Your Disability Benefits Back After You Lost Them

    Once you have Social Security disability benefits, you can remain on disability indefinitely or you can return to work. If you choose to return to work, you have to be very careful about the sum of money you make every month, or you could lose your benefits. If you lose your benefits because SSA now considers you "gainfully employed" and therefore no longer disabled, it may be even more difficult for you to regain your disability benefits in the future.
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  • Some Important Things to Know About Personal Injury Cases

    If you have experienced the death of a loved one due to an accident, you might be considering filing a wrongful death suit. This is a good way to send a strong message that this kind of behavior will not be tolerated, and to get some restitution for your pain and suffering. Here are some things you need to know about filing a wrongful death lawsuit. 1. Recognize the Difference Between Civil and Criminal Courts
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  • Three Tips To Protect Your Loved One From Nursing Home Abuse

    If you have put your elderly parent or grandparent in a nursing home, you have to be mindful that while the nursing home may have appeared to be perfect the first day you took a tour, that doesn't always mean that it is perfect. In fact, there could even just be one staff member that is abusive and not helpful towards your elderly parent or grandparent. This means that not only are you not getting what you have paid for, but your parent or grandparent is not being treated with the respect that they deserve.
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  • Want To Get The Most Out Of Your Divorce Attorney And Get The Most From Your Divorce? Here's How

    Ivana Trump is credited with saying, "Don't get mad, darling, get everything." While that may work for the rich and famous, it does not work quite so well for the lower class and the middle class. In fact, it might work in reverse for you, simply because you could be viewed as immature or vengeful. Then there is also the question of your divorce attorney. He or she should have the years of experience needed to help you through a potentially long divorce process.
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  • Flipping A House? Why You Need A Real Estate Attorney

    Maybe you enjoy do-it-yourself projects and are ready for the challenge of fixing up and then selling -- sometimes called flipping -- a house. Or maybe you've spotted a real estate deal that's too good to pass up, and you think that a little elbow grease and some help from a knowledgeable contractor could make the house you've found a great candidate for making some money. Is a Home Flip Smart?
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  • Two Things You Should Know About Forgiving Debts In Your Will

    When you pass away, a debt someone owes you isn't automatically cancelled. In fact, the executor of your estate will be tasked with collecting the money from the debtor until the loan is paid off. If you decide you want the person's liability for the debt to end when you leave this mortal coil, you'll have to essentially cancel the debt in your will. However, there are two important things you must know to ensure your wishes are respected when you die.
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  • Surprised by Tax Debt from a Joint Return? The 4 Things You Need to Do Now

    When you discover that you owe back taxes from a joint return, it can be scary and overwhelming. Many spouses in this situation knew little or nothing about the tax situation, or even what was on the tax return to begin with. So, what can you do now that you find yourself facing the taxman? Here is a guide to help get through this time. Don't Ignore the Information. The worst thing that you can do at this point is to ignore what you've learned or disregard any notifications you have received.
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  • Suffer From An Anxiety Disorder? You Could Receive Disability Benefits

    Anxiety disorders are one of the most widespread mental illnesses in the United States. If you suffer from a social anxiety disorder or PTSD, you might not have been able to work and this will put an increased amount of stress on you. Did you know that you might be able to receive disability benefits? Here is what you need to be considered for disability benefits when suffering with an anxiety disorder.
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