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Mediation – Is it for you?

It’s Mediation, not to be confused with meditation. A lot of people wish they could meditate their problems away……I digress…Mediation is a procedure where the parties, with or without attorneys, though I advise you to go to mediation with an attorney, go to a Mediator...

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What Does a Personal Representative Do?

Maybe you knew the day would come. Or maybe you were surprised to find out when you read the Will. Perhaps someone else read the Will and then informed you. Whatever the case, it is YOUR name listed to be the personal representative of the estate. What does that mean...

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Do I need A Power of Attorney?

A Power of Attorney, often referred to as a POA, is a legal document. It designates a specific person to manage your financial affairs. The person(s) you designate is called an agent. If due to advanced age, illness or accident, you become incapacitated and no longer...

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Can I keep my home after filing Bankruptcy?

You are overwhelmed and financial stressed by credit card and other debt. You are considering bankruptcy but nervous about how it will affect you in the future. The decision to file bankruptcy can be difficult and, if you are not familiar with bankruptcy rules, can be...

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Tips for Choosing an Assisted Living Facility

News reports of nursing homes neglect or abuse are disconcerting. How can you avoid this fate for your loved ones? What should you look for when choosing an assisted living facility for a family member? Location- Is this a location where you can easily get to if need...

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After filing bankruptcy, will I ever get credit again?

It is important to know that once your bankruptcy petition is filed, mounds and mounds of fear, anxiety, depression and worry will leave you. And it IS possible to repair your credit. Bankruptcy is a great solution to debt. It helps people get back on their feet. It...

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Do I Get Paid for Being a Personal Representative?

The Court has granted you authority to oversee the administration of an estate. The Judge has signed the Letters of Administration appointing you as personal representative. There is potentially a lot of work ahead of you. Fulfilling your role as personal...

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Foreclosure! Help!

Dear Attorney Lehn, I really need your help. My daughter was sick and I had to take an unpaid leave from my job and I fell behind on my mortgage. A foreclosure was filed against me. I am working now and want to keep my house. What can I do? Well, this person has a few...

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