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Chapter 11 bankruptcies are up 63 percent

December 31, 2018

Chapter 11 bankruptcies occur when companies file for bankruptcy in order to protect themselves from creditors and to restructure their debt into something more manageable. This process is overseen by a Federal bankruptcy judge. Usually,…

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Toys “R” Us not going bankrupt after all

December 27, 2018

In the early summer of 2018, one of the largest and most iconic toy stores shocked the world by closing almost all of its 800 stores. Toys R Us was already in Chapter 11 bankruptcy…

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Bankruptcies soar among the elderly

December 18, 2018

A 2018 study has shown that bankruptcies among the elderly have increased over the last several years at a significant rate. From 1991 to 2016, the study indicated that bankruptcies of people 65 and older…

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The easiest ways to save money after bankruptcy

December 12, 2018

Life after a bankruptcy can be a tough. Sure, the knowledge that your debts have been wiped out is good, but sometimes there is a sense of failure. There is also the fear that you…

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Time Frame for Social Security Benefits

In an ideal world, people with disabilities would receive immediate support, but the modern world is far from ideal. If you are applying for Social Security disability (SSD) benefits, the following steps may take you…

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Caring for Children: Social Security Benefits in Georgia

Social Security helps those in need, but determining who is in need can be difficult, especially when the person in question is a child. Disabilities make it difficult for children to study or work, but…

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10 Secrets about Social Security Disability

Are you or a loved one getting ready to collect Social Security disability? Here are 10 secrets you may not know.

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Social Security

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Social Security

Applying for Social Security benefits can be a little bit complicated when if you are a veteran with PTSD. You should understand what PTSD is and see a doctor if you believe you may suffer…

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Social Security Savvy: Can I Work While Receiving Disability Benefits?

Social Security Savvy: Can I Work While Receiving Disability Benefits?

Thanks to modern medicine and aid programs, many people with disabilities have no trouble living happy, fulfilling lives. Social Security helps those with disabilities overcome financial and physical challenges. This is a boon not only…

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Who Makes Social Security Disability Decisions?

When you apply for social security disability benefits, the process is nothing short of daunting. As Athens lawyers, we are committed to helping people receive the disability benefits they deserve, we work hard to ensure…

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Filing for Social Security Disability with a Heart Transplant Diagnosis

You have just received the worst news of your life. Until last week, you felt extraordinarily healthy for your age. So healthy in fact that you hadn’t consulted a doctor in years. That was a…

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