Disability Advocates Fight to Block Resolution That Could Reduce Quality of Special Education Programs

By |2017-08-31T20:42:39+00:00March 22nd, 2017|Special Needs Law|

A resolution that would deregulate special education programs has already passed the House of Representatives and will come before the Senate any day now. According to Disability Scoop, opponents of the resolution argue that rescinding the Obama-era regulations would reduce the accountability of school districts to accommodate the needs of children with disabilities. […]

Disability Programs Face Uncertain Future under Trump’s Proposed Budget Plan

By |2017-08-31T20:42:39+00:00March 22nd, 2017|Special Needs Law|

The White House recently released its budget plan, nicknamed the “skinny budget,” which proposes significant cuts to non-defense discretionary programs that benefit people with developmental disabilities. The 62-page plan outlines President Trump’s fiscal priorities in 2018. It calls for increases in spending for homeland security and defense, as well as funding for a wall along [...]

How Is Filing for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Different from Using a Debt Consolidation Service?

By |2017-08-31T20:42:39+00:00March 16th, 2017|Bankruptcy|

Although the number of new bankruptcy filings decreased by 6.9 percent in 2016, according to United States Courts, millions of Americans still struggle to pay their bills every month. It is always stressful to fall behind on a mortgage, vehicle payment, and other bills, but you have options if you are in this situation. [...]

4 Factors to Consider When Choosing Between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcies

By |2020-06-15T13:33:50+00:00March 6th, 2017|Bankruptcy|

If you are facing overwhelming debt or foreclosure proceedings, bankruptcy might offer a path to financial stability. Unless you own a corporation, partnership, or sole proprietorship, you will probably have to choose between filing chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy. […]

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