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Deciding Between Bankruptcy Types

After spending freely for years, I realized that I didn't have enough money to feed my family. I was devastated, and I didn't know what to do. Instead of writing off the problem as something that would go away on its own, I decided to take action. I met with a bankruptcy attorney to understand the process, and I was amazed at how kind, caring, and responsible he seemed. He walked me through what would happen, including how to decide between all of the types of bankruptcy out there. This blog is all about helping you to decide whether or not bankruptcy is right for you.

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Bouncing Back After The Loss Of An Income

18 February 2016
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It can be tough to focus on finances and recover following a job loss, or other devastating financial situation. If you are in a tough spot due to having recently lost an income, there are some prudent measures that you should take to get back on track. Consider the following advice to bounce back after a financial hurdle: Talk with a bankruptcy attorney. If your financial situation is dire, you may be a candidate for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Read More …

Is A Probate Attorney Still Necessary If There’s A Living Trust?

19 October 2015
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Many people hear that a living trust can make it so there's no need for a probate attorney after their death. While a living trust can eliminate many inconsistencies and problems that can occur with a will, there's no guarantee that you won't still need a probate attorney. Here's a few points to consider. Why Would You Want to Avoid the Probate Process? Probating an estate can become a complicated, time consuming, and painful process. Read More …

Are You Filing For Social Security Disability Benefits? Avoid Making These Mistakes

28 September 2015
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The approval process for Social Security disability benefits shouldn't be difficult. However, for many people, the process is complicated and long. In 2014, around 68 percent of the applications for Social Security disability benefits were denied. Unfortunately, this means the odds are stacked against you. So how do you put the odds back in your favor? Avoid making some of the simple mistakes that others make during the application process. Read More …

Answering Two Bankruptcy Questions You May Be Wondering About

23 September 2015
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Financial problems can be a source of immense stress and uncertainty for you and your family. However, it is an unfortunate fact that many people are uninformed about the types of protection offered through bankruptcy, which can make it difficult for them to decide if this is a viable option for their needs. Once you have the following two questions addressed, you will be more informed about whether or not bankruptcy is a suitable solution to your current financial problems. Read More …

3 Reasons Why You Need a Trust

22 September 2015
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Are you reviewing your estate planning needs? Do you already have a will? Even if you have a will, there are several reasons why you may need other estate planning documents, including a trust. A trust is a special estate planning document that gives specific instructions on how your assets should be passed along to your heirs. There are a variety of different types of trusts, but one of the most common is a living trust. Read More …