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While You Wait: Understanding The Social Security Approval Steps

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If you are no longer able to work at your job, you may be able to get Social Security benefits. The approval process can be complicated and the wait times long, but that is because the approval must go through several steps. Submitting your application for benefits is just the beginning, so read on for an overview of the Social Security approval steps. 1. Determining Work Credits You must have worked enough and made enough money to get benefits, so verifying your work credits is the first step.

24 October 2018

Making The Personal Injury Attorney Decision

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While paying close attention to the potential for legal action is smart for those hurt in a car wreck, that may not be necessary. Not every minor fender bender requires the services of an attorney, but at the same time there are situations where you do need an attorney but fail to seek help. It all comes down to the severity of your injuries and the complexity of your case, so read on for some quick ways to determine whether you can go it alone or need professional legal help.

24 October 2018

What To Do When Your Child's Teachers Aren't Teaching Your Special Needs Child

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Having a special needs child is hard enough. It becomes more challenging when teachers decide to just shuffle and pass your child along without doing anything to help him/her grow as a student. When your child is high-functioning enough and mobile enough, he/she should be going to class and getting a worthwhile education. If you discover that this is not the case, you need to talk to a special education lawyer.

18 September 2018

Debunking Three Common Myths About Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

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Chapter 7 bankruptcy is the most common type of bankruptcy filed by the average person. If you are drowning in credit card debt or medical bills, chapter 7 bankruptcy can help you get your financial life back on track. However, there are many myths floating around out there about chapter 7 bankruptcy. If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, you will want to learn the truth surrounding these myths. Here are three common myths about chapter 7 bankruptcy and the truth surrounding them.

9 August 2018

Tips For Dividing Property During Divorce Negotiations

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If you are going through a divorce, then you should know that the more issues you will be able to handle on your own, the cheaper your divorce is likely to be. For example, you should be able to divide your properties on your own so that you only use your family law attorney for more complicated issues. Here are a few tips on how to approach asset division on your own.

11 July 2018

4 Reasons To File An At-Fault Divorce

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If you're having issues with your spouse and have a legal basis for ending the marriage, you may want to file for an at-fault divorce. This could be the best way to get the fastest results possible with the most ease during this time. Of course, it's necessary to have a legitimate reason for doing so and knowing what some of these are can be helpful. Reason #1: Infidelity  One of the causes of a marriage ending is due to one of the spouses being unfaithful.

6 June 2018

Starting Up A Nonprofit? Use These Pointers

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If you're someone who volunteers and cares about helping others, you might often consider starting up a nonprofit organization. However, knowing just how to do that is tricky. You may have a ton of ideas about the work you'll do and what kinds of events you'll have, but to ensure your organization doesn't fail, use these pointers to prepare and set it up properly. Look for Support Your urge to help a certain people or wildlife is likely what's driving your desire to start a nonprofit.

10 May 2018

When Your Ex Is Uncooperative: How To Persuade Your Ex To Enter Divorce Mediation

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Filing for divorce is difficult in and of itself. However, when you have a partner who does not want to finalize the divorce and wants to focus on repairing the marriage, the divorce can be much more difficult. Your partner may become uncooperative. Fortunately, you can proceed with the divorce process even if your partner is not cooperative. While your partner cannot stop a divorce from occurring, he or she can make the process more difficult.

5 April 2018

In Divorce, What Happens To Assets You Brought Into The Marriage?

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Many people don't give much thought to the state of their premarital property until the possibility of divorce starts looming over their heads. In the ideal case, property that any spouse had before the marriage should still belong to them after the divorce. The other party will have no claim on these properties. However, there are exceptions to this rule, and it's because of these exceptions that many people find themselves losing property that they had for years before getting married.

3 March 2018

Crash! BANG! Ouch! Why You Should Get Worker's Comp After A Work Accident

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When you drive a truck (any sort of truck) for work, you expect that there may be a work accident along the way. You hope there never is, and you strive to be safe, but that does not stop other drivers on the road from hitting you. When you finally are in an accident with your work vehicle, you are entitled to worker's compensation. Here is why. It IS a Work-Related Injury

1 February 2018