Creditors Will Object To Your Chapter 13 Bankruptcy For These Three Reasons

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A creditor’s goal is to get you to pay off the debt you owe to the company. So when you file for chapter 13 bankruptcy, you can be sure the creditor will go over your petition with a fine-toothed comb looking for any mistakes it can use to get more money and/or stop the proceedings altogether. Here are three things that may trigger an objection from a creditor when you file chapter 13 bankruptcy and what to do about them.…

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Naming Underage Life Insurance Beneficiaries: Why A Family Lawyer May Be Involved

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When you start a life insurance policy, you want to be sure that your kids are taken care of in the event that you pass away before they turn eighteen. Whether your spouse or ex-spouse remains their guardian at that time, a family law attorney should still be involved in this legal process. Here are some reasons why. Underage Beneficiaries Cannot Receive Payments Despite the fact that you intend for your children to receive the payouts from the life insurance, in most states they cannot be the recipients until they turn eighteen.…

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To Successfully Sue For Malpractice, Do You Need A "Winnable" Underlying Case?

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While the vast majority of licensed attorneys in every state and federal district are conscientious professionals who try to do right by their clients, occasionally, a matter may slip through the cracks, whether this is missing a court hearing or a pleading deadline, or even blowing through a statute of limitations entirely. If your attorney has mangled your personal-injury or negligence case, leaving you without any recourse against the person or party who originally caused you harm, what are your options—and what will you need to prove?…

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