Daily Archives: May 29, 2012 - 3 results

Posted 5 years ago in Divorce by Jeffrey Landers  
Women in Divorce: Don’t Make These Five Costly Mistakes

While there are many steps women need to take so they can emerge from divorce in the best financial shape possible, there are also a few important things to avoid doing when  going through a  divorce. Taken individually, any one of these mistakes might derail the efforts of even the most skilled divorce team. Combine a few of them, and you could substantially reduce your chances of a successful divorce settlement. Please note that most of these have legal implications …

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Posted 5 years ago in Bankruptcy by Courtney Sherwood  
Top 5 Causes of Bankruptcy

On average, 5,102 Americans filed for bankruptcy each day that court was in session over the first four months of this year — and that’s the good news. Bankruptcy filings are down 13 percent so far in 2012, according to the American Bankruptcy Institute. The bad news, according to Florida attorney Brent Rose, is that policies that could have helped limit health care-related bankruptcies may not survive a court challenge, and that foreclosed homeowners are increasingly being pushed into insolvency …

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Pro-Gun Activists Demand Permitless Carry of Concealed Weapons

Amid the controversy over the spread of Stand Your Ground gun laws and their role in the death of Trayvon Martin, gun rights activists are pushing for even fewer restrictions on firearms through a status they call “Constitutional Carry.” Constitutional Carry would sanction individuals to carry weapons concealed or openly with no permit Push for federal law to force states to honor other states’ looser gun laws Next step is “Diplomatic Carry” allowing gun owners to pack heat in schools, …

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