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  1. Should I file Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

    by , 07-10-2012 at 06:36 AM



    So you're wondering whether you should file bankruptcy?


    People who rack up a bunch of debt sometimes ponder if it makes sense filing for chapter 7 bankruptcy to get rid of the debt. There are lots of reasons for which bankruptcy can make sense whether chapter 7 or chapter 13. But you need to realize that this decision does bring consequences, and it is also certainly not always the best option.

    Should I discharge my debts in bankruptcy?
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  2. How to Talk to a Lawyer-Keep these in Mind to be more Smooth, efficient, & Effective!

    by , 06-19-2012 at 11:41 PM
    How to Effectively Speak to a Lawyer

    I figured that we should write some guidelines for normal everyday folks that they can use if they call up a lawyer or their own personal lawyer. Too often lawyers get calls, and I sometimes get them myself from people that are clearly upset. They only become more worked up when they think Iím not sensitively handling and listening like a counselor to them tell me about all their problems. Yeah, I may think that I am a good listener, that I'm great
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  3. The Stop Online Privacy Act

    by , 01-21-2012 at 08:47 PM
    Republican Lamar Smith of Texas introduced the Stop Online Privacy Act to the House of Representatives in October 2011. On the surface, the bill targets foreign sites outside the jurisdiction of the United States that engage in copyright infringement. The main mechanism SOPA uses is preventing websites in the United States from interacting with these foreign sites. The bill was controversial from the moment it was introduced, with media and internet entities immediately taking opposing sides. ...
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