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Keep Your Car, Lose the Staggering Payments

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Yes, it’s true. Even when going bankrupt, you may not have to get rid of your car (or even real estate investment)! Instead, if you are able to file a Chapter 13 “wage earners” bankruptcy, then you could be able to reduce your principal balance and restructure your vehicle installment loans, or you may be […]

Could Cooperating With the Federal Government Really Help Your Case?

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Accused of a federal crime? If there is a larger piece to this crime that you have information about, you may be able to use this as leverage for a reduced sentence. However, there is more to consider than you may think when it comes to cooperating with police. For example, do you know what […]

Got Creditor Harassment? Take Your Debt Seriously: Jail is a Real Possibility

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The fate of many households around America hangs in a balance between living off of credit and simultaneously digging themselves out of debt. If they slip, they may be shocked to find themselves facing time behind bars.   It IS Possible to Go to Jail for Private Debts Initially, incarceration was only imposed upon those […]

Ford Engineer Wins Case Against Employment Discrimination and How You Can, Too

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Workplace discrimination comes in many forms, and some of the best-known companies have been reprimanded for this at one time or another. Sometimes these problems can be handled through HR, but unfortunately, it’s not always taken seriously and the treatment is allowed to continue. In some workplaces, the person who has been victimized even faces […]

Bankruptcy: How the Automatic Stay Keeps Your Creditors at Bay

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If you are going into debt and worried about folks coming after you for payments or taking away your possessions, you should know about a temporary remedy called “the automatic stay.” What is the Automatic Stay? It’s a really valuable break that allows the borrower a set amount of time to sort out their financial […]

Police Violence and What You Should Know

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Police violence is a controversial subject, and you may be wondering, “What do I do if it happened to me or to someone I care about?” Unfortunately, this is a very serious problem that must be addressed. We consistently hear about horrific incidents on a regular basis, complete with video and witness testimony. Most recently, […]

Why Everyone Should Get an Estate Plan

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When people think of estate planning, they might believe this is something only the very wealthy have to address. The truth is, an estate plan is one of the most important documents that you consider and execute, and they aren’t just for the rich. Surprisingly, many people don’t even realize that they, themselves, have assets […]

Deciding to File for Bankruptcy, Now What?

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If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, don’t worry. You aren’t alone. Although it isn’t the ideal situation, it can be incredibly useful for helping you get back on your feet. Many people have found that after biting the bullet, they regain control of their finances over time. Filing for bankruptcy can: Halt all of […]

Are Corporations Testing Self-Driving Cars Putting Public Safety at Risk?

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Here we are in the era of self-driving cars, and we have one more fatality to add to the Tesla Model S incidents. This time, a pedestrian was killed by an autonomous Uber car this month out in Arizona in the middle of the night.  Earlier this year, in January, a man on his motorcycle […]

Colorado Injury Lawyer: Why You Should Have Uninsured Motorist Coverage

If every driver is supposed to have car insurance, then you are always covered if someone hits you, right? Unfortunately, that isn’t true. In this video, Colorado injury lawyer Tom Metier explains how UIM (Underinsured Motorist Coverage) can help protect you. I want to talk to you today about uninsured motorist coverage. It’s one of […]

Threats of Road Rage and What You Can Do About It

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In Seattle on February 9, road rage managed to push more drivers off the deep end. This time, it was between a 23-year-old female motorcyclist and a 60-year-old male in a car. No one is sure what got them both so riled up, but at one point they were stopped in the left lane and […]

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Hospital Scandal to Negate Insurance For More Money is Exposed

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Car accident? One collision is bad enough, but beware of another kind of potential collision regarding medical bills and medical liens that can happen between you and your hospital after the wreck.  Michael Warner is someone that experienced this after he was sent to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. He promptly received adequate medical care, […]

Substandards for Overworked Oil Workers Are Common in the Industry

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The oil industry is booming in Texas, according to the Houston Chronicle. It’s even projected to beat the record of 1.26 billion barrels, which has been the highest on record since 1972 in the national record. Regardless, the amount of overworked oil workers is staggering. In fact, the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers reports that […]

Court Hears Testimony of Juvenile Mass Murderer to Determine if He Should be Tried as an Adult

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In the aftermath of the horrific mass killing spree at Parkland High School, American’s are facing a slew of questions, including how to prevent more child murders by juvenile mass shooters.  The Florida shooting happened while South Carolina has already been in the midst of dealing with its own school shooting.   On September 28, […]

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Infrastructure and Roadway Injury: Could Your Accident be the Government’s Fault?

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By now, you’ve probably heard that it’s Infrastructure Week in Washington. As the somewhat self-explanatory name suggests, it’s the week in our capital city where lawmakers and politicians  start the negotiations–bicameral, bipartisan negotiations–to find the best solution for failing or inadequate infrastructures like roads, public buildings, and other public spaces across the country. Taken as […]

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Legal Immigration + Legal Marijuana = Illegal Activity?

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services maintains broad authority to limit entry of foreigners into the United States, possessing full licence and a strong might to bar migrants entry into the country if the foreign citizen has committed a recognized crime–including infractions or petty misdemeanors as miniscule as a one-time speeding ticket, public intoxication, or failing […]