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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…

How Important Is a Will?

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As we go through life, we collect various possessions, assets, and property. It’s crucial to consider what will happen to these items after our passing. This is where a will comes into play. What Is a Will? A will is a legal document that outlines our desired distribution of assets after we pass away. It’s an…

What an Adopted Child Needs in Georgia

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As both an ethical and legal concern, it is important that adopted children are cared for and nurtured. There are many circumstances which may lead to a petition for adoption. However, the desire alone to take over caregiving responsibilities does not qualify applicants. Becoming a legal guardian is a major consideration in an individual’s life.…

Social Security Disability Insurance Versus Supplemental Security Income

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When it comes to disability benefits, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has two programs available: Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Even though both programs are meant to help people with disabilities get financial support, they have critical differences. SSDI: Eligibility and Benefits SSDI is a government program that benefits individuals who…

Fibromyalgia Disability Claims Are Difficult to Prove

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Fibromyalgia plays with your mind and emotions. Because other people cannot see your impairment, they have difficulty grasping the fact that you are disabled. It may hurt your feelings when told, “You don’t look sick.” Sometimes, even you may wonder if it is all in your head. But the pain, brain fog and fatigue are…

Do You Need to Get a Conservatorship for Your Loved One?

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Do you have a family member who cannot make proper financial decisions for themselves due to childhood or incapacitation? There are different ways to help in such a situation, and a conservatorship could be needed. Read on as we discuss conservatorships, what they are and how you can get one for your loved one in…

Start a New Year with Peace of Mind Through Georgia Estate Planning

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The last thing anyone wants to think about at the beginning of a new year is their end-of-life concerns. At the same time, you don’t want to go through yet another year with the knowledge that you’re avoiding something so important. Why Estate Planning Matters Though it can feel a bit morbid to acknowledge mortality…

Why Hire a Lawyer for Your Mental Illness Social Security Claim?

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If your mental illness keeps you from working, you might be able to get Social Security disability benefits. Hiring a licensed disability lawyer can significantly improve your chances of being approved, especially if your claim is based on a mental disorder like depression or anxiety. A Lawyer Knows Precisely What Medical Evidence is Required Medical…

Military Divorce: What You Need to Know

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Divorce is seldom easy, but there are more challenging aspects when one or both spouses are active duty military. The first challenge is where the divorce will be filed, as it can change based on where each spouse lives, holds residency or is stationed. From there, the challenges continue. Let’s look at the most common.…

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