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3 Steps To Take When Applying For SSI For A Disabled Child

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Even though your child has a disability, there is no guarantee that he or she will be eligible to receive Supplemental Security Income, or SSI, benefits. The Social Security Administration, or SSA, reviews various factors including your household’s income to determine eligibility. To improve the chances that your child receives the benefits needed, here are some steps you can take. Talk to Your Child’s Doctor In order to qualify for SSI, your child must have a formal diagnosis of a medical condition that is expected to last 12 months or longer and that impairs your child’s abilities.…

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Three Cases In Which You Shouldn't Use Chapter 7 Bankruptcy For Business

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Both individuals and businesses can file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Small businesses routinely use this route to wind down their operations; the responsibility of selling assets and paying back creditors falls into the hands of the trustee. However, not every insolvent small business should go down this route. For example, these three conditions should make you think twice before filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy for your small business: You Haven’t Decided To Wind Down The Business…

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4 Tips To Help Prepare You To Testify In Your Divorce Case

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If you are going through a divorce and you and your former spouse cannot agree on the terms of your divorce, you may have to go to trial. If your case goes to trial, there is a big chance that you will have to testify in order to establish the facts of your case and present your side. Here are a few tips to help you testify on the stand.…

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4 Tips To Follow When Pulled Over For A DWI

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Being pulled over for a DWI is not a situation you ever want to put yourself in because of the legal obligations that you will face. Sometimes, though, you may be pulled over for a DWI for the wrong reasons. This is because an officer may believe you to be under the influence when you’re not or when you know you haven’t had enough to drink to be over the legal limit.…

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Aging Parents? Two Reasons Why You Should Hire An Elder Law Attorney

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If you have parents who are getting up in years, you’re not alone.  The Baby Boomer generation is aging, and this brings with it a number of considerations.  Your parents may need help with planning their final wishes so that they can make sure that the things they want are carried out even if they are not cognizant.  That’s why it’s so vital for you to hire an elder law attorney.…

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Stay Classy During Your Bankruptcy: How To Comply With The Financial Education Requirements

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Vast numbers of people filing for bankruptcy for the second, third or even fourth time has prompted major changes to the Federal bankruptcy code. The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 was signed by President Bush in 2005, and requires that all filers complete financial education classes in an effort to prevent those people from becoming repeat filers. Two different classes must be completed: one prior to filing and one before your bankruptcy becomes final.…

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Make Your Home Affordable Or Get Rid Of It

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If your home is unaffordable, selling the home seems like an obvious solution. However, if you have little equity in the home, a traditional sale is not possible. However, there are a few options can help make a property more affordable or assist homeowners in ridding themselves of a home that they cannot afford. 1. Refinance Your Existing Mortgage. If you have a small amount of equity in your home, you may be eligible to refinance the balance owed to make the payments more affordable.…

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When You Are Involved In A Domestic Dispute That Turns Violent: Tips For You

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While you never want to be involved in a domestic dispute with a partner that turns into a case of domestic violence. However, if the situation does ever occur to you, you can find yourself in a major predicament if you do not know what to expect and how to handle the fallout and consequences. Get to know more about dealing with a situation involving domestic violence and what you will need to do to when dealing with this difficult situation.…

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3 Misconceptions You May Have About Personal Injury Lawsuits

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Personal injury lawsuits are commonly misunderstood in society. Television has a way of showing them to be a certain way when in reality there are many things about personal injury lawsuits that most people don’t understand. Here are a couple misconceptions you may have about personal injury lawsuits. 1. You Probably Won’t See The Courtroom In many movies and television shows it portrays a courtroom scene where lawyers passionately defend their clients in front of a judge or jury.…

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Child Custody: Important Pointers For Winning A Custody Battle

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A lot of preparation is required when entering into a custody battle. You need to show to a judge that you are better suited to provide full-time care to your children and offer the more nurturing and convenient living environment for the children compared to what your spouse offers. Family courts put the interests of the child above all else, meaning that sex isn’t usually a major determinant of who wins custody.…

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