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Can I Get SS Disability for Diabetes?

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Living with diabetes can be challenging not only physically but also financially. If you have diabetes and are unable to work due to its complications, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability benefits. The process of applying for these benefits, however, can be complicated. A Georgia Diabetes Disability Benefits Lawyer from Stephen H. Hagler…

Advantages of Adoption for Step-Parents and Kids

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Adoption offers a unique and rewarding opportunity for step-parents to formally establish legal and emotional bonds with their stepchildren. While blending families can be a complex process, adoption can provide numerous advantages for step-parents and their families. Here are some of the key benefits of adoption for step-parents and their stepchildren. 1. Legal Recognition and…

Could I Be Entitled to Past-due Long-Term Disability Benefits from Social Security?

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Long-term disability (LTD) benefits are designed to provide financial support for those who are unable to work due to a disabling condition. If you are eligible for LTD benefits, you may also be entitled to receive past-due benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA). Augusta Long-Term Disability Attorney Stephen H. Hagler explains more. Why Would…

Why Creating a Will Should Be Your New Year’s Resolution

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As we enter a new year, it is an opportune time to prioritize tasks that often get overlooked in the hustle and bustle of daily life. Creating a will might not be a topic that immediately comes to mind when considering New Year’s resolutions, but it is a crucial and often neglected aspect of personal…

10 Reasons to Hire an Attorney for Your SSI/SSDI Claim

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Applying for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Supplemental Security Disability Income (SSDI) benefits can be a complex and often challenging process. SSI is a federal assistance program designed to provide financial support to individuals with limited income and resources who are aged, blind, or disabled. While it is possible to navigate the SSI application process…

How Do Wills and Trusts Help My Family Avoid Probate?

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Probate is a legal process that occurs after someone passes away, during which a court oversees the distribution of their assets. This process can be lengthy and expensive, often taking months or even years to complete. Additionally, the court may take a significant portion of the estate’s value as fees for its services. Fortunately, there…

When is a Conservatorship Needed in Augusta, GA?

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In life, unforeseen circumstances can leave individuals unable to make sound financial decisions or care for themselves. During these challenging times, the legal system can ensure the well-being of those affected. In Augusta, Georgia, a conservatorship is a process that can protect these individuals. Let’s explore what conservatorships entail and when they are needed. Types…

Five Types of People Likely to Adopt and Why

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Adoption is a heartwarming process that brings families together in ways that words often struggle to capture. At Stephen H. Hagler LLC, a trusted adoption lawyer serving Augusta, Georgia, we understand the intricacies and joys of adoption. With years of experience, we’ve come to recognize that while every adoption is unique, certain types of people…

Get the Benefits You Deserve in an Arthritis SSD Claim

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Living with rheumatoid arthritis is a painful and debilitating experience. The mobility issues caused by this condition may make it impossible for you to continue working. However, if you are in Georgia or South Carolina, there is hope. Stephen H. Hagler, Attorney at Law with over 30 years of experience, can assist you in securing…

Essential Tips for Creating a Will in Georgia

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Preparing a will is an essential part of estate planning. It allows individuals to ensure their assets are distributed according to their wishes after passing. In Georgia, like in most states, there are specific guidelines and considerations to keep in mind when preparing a will. Stephen H. Hagler LLC provides essential tips to help you…

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