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Privacy considerations in bankruptcy cases

August 31, 2018

Many people facing the prospect of filing a personal bankruptcy are concerned about the loss of privacy that could occur when their financial affairs become a matter of public record. This is a reasonable concern.…

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Can student loans be discharged in bankruptcy?

June 29, 2018

The spotlight on student loan defaults has grown brighter the past five years, yet the ever-growing student loan crisis crippling the financial futures of many students in college and beyond has yet to be solved…

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What is a bankruptcy discharge?

June 1, 2018

When a person files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, their intention is to have as many of their debts discharged as possible. But what exactly does it mean to have debts discharged? When a debt is discharged…

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Do I have to file a joint bankruptcy with my spouse?

January 30, 2018

It is no secret married couples do a lot of things together, such as raise children and pay taxes. Something else they can do as a unit, but do not have to, is file a…

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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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Social Security Disability Rules Specific to Georgia

If you are applying for social security in Athens, Georgia, you start by calling your local social security office and setting up a disability. Approximately 70 percent of the people that apply for disability benefits…

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