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Dividing Cryptocurrency in Divorce

[ad_1]FTC Disclosure: We may be compensated if you make a purchase via a link on this site.By Paul Sibenik Although most people don’t own cryptocurrency assets such as Bitcoin, it’s becoming far more common than it was just a few years ago. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies do need to be properly reported as assets when going through a divorce in almost all jurisdictions. While cryptocurrencies may be classified differently depending on your jurisdiction, owning cryptocurrency most definitely has implications when going through a divorce.  What is Cryptocurrency? A cryptocurrency is a type of digital asset that uses highly secure cryptography and allows users...

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Can I File Chapter 13 if I am Self Employed?

[ad_1] Can you file a Chapter 13 debt consolidation case if you are self employed? Yes, you can but expect the process to be more difficult, burdensome and expensive than it would be if you are a salaried employee. Chapter 13 works best when your income and expenses are steady and consistent. When you file Chapter 13 you will be proposing a repayment plan to the bankruptcy judge. Your plan modifies the rights of your creditors and it must meet all the requirements of the bankruptcy code. When you file your case, a Chapter 13 trustee will be assigned to verify the...

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How Long Does Divorce Take If Both Parties Agree on Everything?

[ad_1] Question: How long does divorce take if both parties agree on everything?Answer: Pennsylvania attorney Cassandra A. Colombo I do not practice law in your state. Therefore, I cannot inform you as to the specific laws of your state, but I can provide you with general tips in divorce. If you and the other parent of your child(ren) agree on a custody schedule- if your state is similar to the state that I am licensed in, Pennsylvania – it can be as quick as having an attorney draft a Custody Agreement for you and it will be put in place once approved by the...

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Unique Little-Known Ways to Find Grants And Scholarships

[ad_1] College isn’t getting more affordable, and student loans affect millions of people every year. One way to avoid that? Apply for more scholarships and grants to reduce the cost of tuition. But applying for these can be difficult, time-consuming and overwhelming. Many scholarships are for small sums and don’t seem to be worth the effort it takes to apply. Some students just get too tired at the end of the year to care. The trick is finding little-known scholarships and grants that other students don’t consider. Here are our best tips on finding these scholarships and having your application approved. Ask Advisors...

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8 Tips For Single Moms · Divorced Moms

[ad_1]  Child discipline in an intact family is a responsibility shared between Mom and Dad. Once there is a divorce the custodial parent will have to take on the majority of this responsibility. Non-custodial parents should remain as actively involved in child discipline as possible but it only makes sense that the parent spending more time with the child will end up doing most of the work where discipline is concerned.It is a dirty job but someone has to do it! It is especially important that children who are struggling to cope with the changes in their family be given...

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Don’t Waste Energy on Your Former Marriage

[ad_1] It can creep into your mind. Something can trigger the thought, and suddenly, a rush of feelings from the divorce experience surface, causing you to relive the emotional rollercoaster. You are forced to relive the stress of having to spend the money necessary to have proper legal representation, and you are forced to relive the pain of letting go of the person that you vowed to spend your life with. This complicated assortment of emotions can cause your mind to wander. You can find yourself questioning many of the decisions you and your ex-spouse made and wondering if you did...

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Veterans & Bankruptcy: Do I Lose My Benefits if I File Bankruptcy? NO!

[ad_1] Do you ever wonder how bad rumors get started?  Bad headlines don’t help. Congress is considering the Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need (HAVEN) Act.  Part of the HAVEN Act will correct an injustice suffered by many U.S. vets who receive service-related disability income.  In bankruptcy law, if you receive disability from Social Security, it is not “counted” in the Means Test.  But if the disability check comes from the military, then it does count.  Even though veteran benefits have all the same protections as Social Security otherwise.  That’s not fair.  The HAVEN Act, among other things, intends to correct...

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What is Gained by Filing a Fault Divorce?

[ad_1] Question: Do I stand to gain anything from a fault-based divorce as opposed to a no-fault divorce?Pennsylvania divorce attorney WIlliam Phelan Answer: While I am not licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and cannot give you legal advice, I can give some general observations on this issue based on the jurisdiction where I practice. Where I do practice in Pennsylvania, in order for the Court to take up a divorce case and hear the related issues, it needs to have proper grounds to do so. Pennsylvania is one of the few states remaining that will allow grounds due to the fault of one...

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Here Is How To Pay Off Student Loans In College

[ad_1] The student loan crisis has reached a fever pitch. It’s become a national epidemic, one that reached $1.5 trillion in 2018. Paying off student loans is a rite of passage for twenty-somethings, one that often begins just a few months after college graduation. But for some students, making payments in college is possible. Even if you think you can’t contribute much, making payments before you graduate can reduce your total interest and decrease your overall loan burden. Paying off student loans in college isn’t as difficult as passing Econ or finding out why your ex ghosted you. Read below to find out...

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8 Smart Family Lawyer Tips to Make Your Divorce Easier · Divorced Moms

[ad_1]  When I started as a family lawyer over 13 years ago, I was as new to the divorce process as anyone else. Having now been involved with hundreds of cases, some more difficult than others, I’ve learned some sage advice to give my clients. Divorce is by no means an easy thing to go through, but there are some things that you can do to make the process a little bit simpler and easier for you.Here Are 8 Smart Lawyer Tips to Make Your Divorce Easier:Observe Proper TimingDivorce is as important as a couple’s decision as getting married is....

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