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Tax Burden Bargaining: Understanding The Law

When you find yourself facing a significant tax burden, it can be tough to know where to start to pay it down. Unfortunately, the government may not wait for you to sort it out. If you find yourself served with a legal notice for repayment, you need to talk with an attorney right away. A tax law attorney can help you evaluate the situation and potentially file for a reconsideration. If nothing else, he or she will talk with you about your legal options for repayment and what the government can and cannot do. This site will help you see what my experience has been so you can understand some of the options you may want to consider.

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Applying For Social Security Disability: Understanding The Process

6 March 2015
 Categories: Law, Articles

Experiencing a disability is a devastating time, and if you are unable to work, you worry about how you'll pay for your bills and support your family. Luckily Social Security disability is designed to assist disabled people who cannot work. However, the process to apply for benefits is long and may seem overwhelming, so understanding a breakdown of the general process may calm your nerves. Initial Application The first step in getting disability through Social Security is to file a claim. Read More …

Interested In Private Disability Insurance? What Should You Know?

18 February 2015
 Categories: Law, Articles

Although many Americans are aware of the importance of life insurance coverage (with approximately 44 percent of households carrying at least some coverage), the number of American households with short- and long-term disability coverage is much lower. The paradox of this coverage gap is most individuals are much more likely to suffer a debilitating injury than an untimely death -- and such an injury can have a permanent impact on your long-term earning potential. Read More …

When Incretin Mimetics Kill: What Bereaved Families Need To Know

20 November 2014
 Categories: Law, Articles

People with type 2 diabetes commonly use one of several prescription medicines known as incretin mimetics. These drugs can help control the symptoms of the disease, but they can also cause serious side effects, and some type 2 diabetics have even died as a result of these medications. In some cases, the bereaved families of the victims can file a wrongful death lawsuit. Learn how incretin mimetics can kill, and find out what you need to do to file a lawsuit over your loved one's death. Read More …

What To Do If Your Loved One Dies During Bankruptcy Proceedings

20 November 2014
 Categories: Law, Articles

Bankruptcy is designed to help people struggling with financial difficulties obtain a fresh start. Though it doesn't occur often, sometimes petitioners pass away before the bankruptcy proceedings can be concluded. This can have unfortunate consequences for heirs if they don't take action as soon as possible. Here is what you need to do if your loved one dies during active bankruptcy proceedings. Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 The options available to you for resolving your loved one's open bankruptcy depends on whether the person filed a chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy. Read More …

Recovering Property Seized During Civil Forfeiture

18 November 2014
 Categories: Law, Articles

There are many laws on the books designed to prevent criminals from profiting from their crimes. While these laws were developed with good intentions, some government agencies are exploiting the statutes to steal from innocent civilians. In recent months, law enforcement agencies have come under fire for abusing civil forfeiture laws to wrongfully seize millions of dollars in money and assets. If you're the victim of civil forfeiture abuse, here is what you can do to reclaim your money and property. Read More …