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For consumers facing deep tax debt, there may be a light at the end of the tunnel. The Internal Revenue Service is liberalizing its “Offer in Compromise” program, which will make it vastly easier to reach a settlement with the government if you are unable to pay off all of your tax debt.
Earning an Olympic gold medal takes years of hard work, dedication and training. In some cases, it also takes extreme financial sacrifice on the part of the athlete’s family. Two of America’s gold-medal winners make headlines this summer for more than just their athletic performances. Family members of both are facing financial difficulties requiring resolution through the legal system.
A last will and other estate planning documents are important parts of your overall financial strategy. Join Lawyers.com and estate planning attorney Sharon M. Siegel on Thursday, Sept. 27, at 10 P.M. ET for a free online discussion about last will and testaments, probate, power of attorney and other estate planning issues.
The Lawyers.com bankruptcy law forums should be one of your first stops if you’re dealing with a money-related legal problem or issue. Covering topics including consumer bankruptcy, contracts, credit and creditor issues, these forums are the place to ask questions and get answers before you hire a bankruptcy lawyer.
A Philadelphia judge recently ruled the city’s Parking Authority must meet basic standards of evidence when violators appeal their parking tickets. The decision comes after decades of robotic appeal rejection. But the city says the order is impractical and will be ignored while an appeal is pending.