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Mounting debt, foreclosure, repossession, and the inability to make monthly payments stop the harassing creditor telephone calls can become overwhelming. The good news is, bankruptcy can provide the relief an individual needs to gain financial freedom and still keep some of their assets. Filing bankruptcy is completely legal and can erase an individual’s debt. Depending on the type of bankruptcy an individual is eligible to file will determine whether they can keep their house, car and other assets while eliminating their debt.

Filing Without An Attorney

An individual can file bankruptcy on their own, but they should thoroughly research the process and the forms that must be submitted to the court. They will also need to determine if they’re filing Chapter 13 or Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Chapter 13 is more complicated and Chapter 7 is considered a simple bankruptcy.

Can Any Type Of Attorney File Bankruptcy?

Although any type of …

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Early cell phones offered a way to dial 911 wherever an emergency happened. People stuck in a ditch on the side of the road could make the call for services, for example, as long as they could reach the phone and dial. There have been several generations of mobile phones since then and capabilities have advanced immensely.

Tracking

Just about every brand of cell phone today is equipped with GPS tracking devices. That means the location of the phone can be detected even if the phone is off. This gadget has saved lives in many situations. Finding missing elderly people with dementia, locating unconscious hikers or skiers who have been injured, and pinpointing the location of victims of abductions are a few examples of how the mobile phone can be used in an emergency.

There are some phones that have to be turned on for the tracking device to be …

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In the eyes of their parents, teenagers are still children when they reach legal driving age. Needless to say, this can cause parents a good deal of anxiety when they watch their kids driving away for the first time. Unfortunately, though, there’s no avoiding the inevitable, so it just makes more sense for parents to take every possible step toward ensuring that teen drivers are prepared than it does to spend hours worrying about them once they’re allowed to drive alone.

Dealing With Breakdowns

No matter how well-maintained a vehicle is, the chances are it’s still going to break down at some point, which can be disastrous for teen drivers who are not adequately prepared. Parents who want to help their teen drivers prepare for the worst should print out any details they might need such as phone numbers for roadside assistance companies and leave them in their cars. Next, …

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