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August 2018 Archives

Steps to take following a motor vehicle accident

Surviving a car accident can be a harrowing experience. Due to the incredible forces that come into play when two or more vehicles collide, it can be a miracle for victims to walk away from their collisions. However, it is not uncommon for accident victims to suffer some form of injuries when they are involved in accidents.

What is drug paraphernalia?

Drug charges are very serious legal matters and can alter the course of Georgia residents' futures if they are lodged and convictions are secured. Most drug offenses concern the use, possession, sale, or manufacturing of drugs by individuals but another crime exists in the realm of drug cries: possession of drug paraphernalia. This post will explain what drug paraphernalia is and why it is considered criminal to possess it.

Helping Georgia residents understand their bankruptcy options

For some readers of this blog, bankruptcy may sound like a bad thing. It is not uncommon for people to have preconceived notions about the process and about the kinds of people who may have to use it to salvage their financial futures. In reality, however, bankruptcy is a useful option for everyday people who have gotten stuck in a cycle of debt.

What happens to your house if you file for bankruptcy?

It is normal that when it comes to bankruptcy there are a lot of questions. Many questions stem from how you will be able to manage your finances in the future. A popular question that is often asked when it comes to bankruptcy is: Will I be able to keep my house?

Penalties for drug possession conviction in Georgia

Drugs and illegal substances are classified into different schedules under Georgia law. While substances that are considered extremely likely to be abused and do not have medical purposes are considered Schedule I drugs, substances that may be used to treat medical conditions and have low risks for abuse are considered Schedule V drugs. Three other categories exist between these two.

What does it mean to liquidate my assets?

Personal bankruptcy is often pursued through one of two processes: Chapter 13 bankruptcy or Chapter 7 bankruptcy. While Chapter 13 bankruptcies allow individuals to keep their property and repay their creditors over time through the execution of repayment plans, Chapter 7 bankruptcy takes a very different approach to debt settlement. Chapter 7 debtors generally do not have any extra income to create repayment plans and, therefore, are required to sell off or liquidate some of their property to pay down their outstanding financial obligations.

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