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If I file a Chapter 7, what can I keep?

When debt consolidation and loan modifications haven’t worked, the only option may be to seek relief under Chapter 7 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. If that is what you decide to do, what property can you keep and what property … Continue reading

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Productivity Tools: Another Look

I want to share a couple of new tools that have been refined since my first post on Need Help Getting Things Done?. The Getting Things Done system is powerful enough to use with just paper lists. You really don’t … Continue reading

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What can I do if someone steals my Identity?

Today we place our personal data on Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, QVC, Ebay, Craigslist and hundreds of thousands of other sites. But even if we don’t shop or “play” online, we still throw out garbage containing personal documents, provide identification at … Continue reading

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Need Help Getting Things Done?

I used to take pride in how much information I could keep in my head. I would use mnemonic devices and take courses in increasing memory retention. I did not realize how misguided my efforts were until I read Getting … Continue reading

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Will There be a Spousal Support Formula in Ohio?

In April of this 2011, the Spousal Support Subcommittee of the Ohio State Bar Association Family Law Committee had reached a final report and recommendation for new legislation designed to create predictability and consistency in establishing compensatory spousal support in … Continue reading

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Penalities for Operating Vehicle Under the Influence (OVI) in Ohio

The severity of the penalty for a conviction of Operating a Vehicle While Under the Influence (OVI) of Alcohol or Drugs in Ohio will dependent upon the number of previous convictions within a period of time and the level of … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Crime.

The term “dissection” is usually applied to the examination of plants and animals. Some of us had the pleasure of dissecting a frog or baby pig pickled in formaldehyde during high school anatomy. (I remember that the arteries and organs … Continue reading

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Executor or Administrator? What’s the difference?

What is the difference between the Administrator of an Estate and an Executor of an Estate? It’s a distinction you should be aware of whether you will be the person appointed to take charge of the estate, or if you … Continue reading

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Do I need a Dissolution or a Divorce?

You have exhausted all options and are now just exhausted. It’s time to call it quits. Now what? Do you file for a divorce or do you petition the court for a dissolution of marriage? What is the difference? Can … Continue reading

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Where are the worksheets?

If you need the bankruptcy worksheet to fill out for the Chapter 7 proceeding, you can find the link on the Bankruptcy page of my website under the photo. Here is the direct Link.  If you are coming in for … Continue reading

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