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Obtaining Guardianship for Drug Addicted Mother

I have a friend whose mother is addicted to prescription pain pills and has been for 10 years or more. Her mother is close to 50 years old and she lives with my friend, her daughter. She does not work and is totally dependent on her daughter and her husband.

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Power of Attorney for Military Retirement

My husband died a month ago and we were married almost 9 months ago here in the US. When he passed away I didn't know what to do, so I asked my husband's daughter to help me. She said I needed to sign for her to have power of attorney. I did sign and now I'm still waiting.

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Daycare Name Ideas

I have an in home daycare and I basically have toddlers and newborns. I was thinking of something along the lines of Little King and Queen's Den. So I just need some more suggestions.

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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits

My daughter's father died and she receives death benefits. I was wondering if she will still receive them if my new husband adopts her?

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Financial Power of Attorney Responsibilities

I have taken care of my mother's finances since my dad passed away 21 years ago. Only recently I became POA for her finances. I was told that I have to account for all checks made out to me. Do I need to go back 21 years or just as far as when I became financial POA?

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Organizing Business Name Ideas

I am starting a professsional organizing business. My last name is Freeze and I was trying to incorporate it, but don't know if it's possible. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Name Ideas for Graphic Design Business

I am going to start a new business. I will be doing promotion, graphic designing, printing, and advertisement with innovative ideas and creative skills. Please suggest a unique and catchy name.

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Receiving Social Security Survivor Benefits

I've been receiving Social Security survivor benefits for my daughter. She turned 18 this month and her school sent in the forms. She's a full time student in the 9th grade. They sent in papers that I signed saying that all the benefits are used for her. Will they send a check in her name?

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Real Estate Company Name Ideas

I am selling premium and luxury homes. I am an aspiring developer. I need a good company name. Currently I am using NYK properties. I am checking some more names. Kindly, if you can, suggest some more or add on to NYK.

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Social Security Survivor Benefits

I received a letter saying that when my son turns 16, my benefits will be cut off. I want to know if that is true?

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Home Daycare Name Ideas

I'm opening my home daycare and I can't think of a name that isn't common. I want my name in it, Atiya or Tiya.

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Name Ideas for Interior Design Business

I want to start my new firm as an interior designer and 3D visualiser. I am trying to start the name with "su", if not possible then something unique and innovative.

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Paying Child Support

How can I get off paying child support? I only receive $800 dollars after they take it out. I can hardly pay my bills.

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Name Ideas for a Real Estate Company

Please assist me in deciding on a name for a real estate agency. The agency will focus on residential and commercial property sales. I will buy/sell/rent flats, offices, warehouses, and guest houses. The name may be attractive and professional.

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Interior Design Business Name Ideas

I would like you to suggest a business name for me. I have a passion for interior design ranging from color combination and arrangement, to advice. Please, I will appreciate it if you can suggest a divine name.

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Name Ideas for Daycare

Next year I am planning to open my own daycare from my house. Right now I am having a hard time deciding on a name. I was thinking of "A Caring Heart", but I am not too sure. I was also thinking of using my name - Lorena.

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Real Estate Business Slogan

I want start a real estate business so I want a slogan for my company. My company name is "Ridhi Sidhi Realty".

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Real Estate Company Name Ideas

I do premium and luxury real estate sales and marketing. I am also an aspiring builder/developer. I am looking for a company name for the same. Kindly suggest some names.

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Receiving Social Security Survivor's Benefits

I had been receiving survivor benefits for my 2 children since their father passed away in June 2014. Our son turned 18 in November, which is when he started to receive his own check.

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Name Ideas for Daycare Business

I am starting a new daycare and would like to include my last name, "King". I would like to have an audience of 2- 4 or 5 year olds. Any suggestions?

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Name Ideas for On-line Interiors Shop
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Writing a Business Proposal

I'm trying to open a bent and dent store in Alma Center, Wisconsin. I need to write a business proposal:( and I need help. How do I find information on profits and loss, and any other info I may need for this proposal.

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Name Ideas for an Event Decoration Shop

I am going to start a new decoration shop, so I prefer different and easy pronounce names. Suggest please.

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Name Ideas for Home Based Childcare

I am opening an at home childcare service catering to the educational community. I will be watching children of teachers and educators. I am looking for a creative, fun name. Other things to consider; my name is Kathryn, I am still trying to decide if I want to incorporate a Christian component.

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Reporting Social Security Distribution to IRS

Due to my father's passing in 2014, I received a portion of his last Social Security check that was issued and split with my brother, sister. I and received a SSA 1099 form after I submitted and received a federal income tax return for 2014.

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Cleaning Business Slogan Ideas

My husband and I are starting a cleaning business. The name is "Unity Cleaning Services" and we are having a tough time coming up with a slogan.

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Name Ideas for On-line Clothing Store

I am opening up an online clothing store for teens and I couldn't choose a name. I want the name to be unique and catchy. Any suggestions?

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Name Ideas for a Home Decor Store

I am looking for help naming a home decor store in the Nova Scotia community of Mahone Bay, a lovely seaside town. The shop will sell one of kind decor, repainted furniture, recycled items, and hopefully Annie Sloan chalk paint. I would love to include nautical items such as seaglass!

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Rates for Cleaning Empty Apartments

I clean these apartments when people move out. They are 1 and 2 bedroom units. The condition they are left in is horrible, the stove and refrigerator alone takes hours to clean. The ceiling fans are so greasy that you have to scrub them with degreaser. I was charging $100.00 for the 2 and $90.00 for the 1.

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Social Security Survivor's Benefits

So my dad passed away the year I was born and I receive checks. I haven't been with my mother since I was 14 due to family problems. Who do I need to talk with to see about the checks now that I'm 18?

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Business Name for Special Education Classes

I am looking for a name to start my special education classes in New York, but am having a hard time finding the right name. Can you help the frustrated one?

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Cleaning Company Name Ideas

I need a nice name to start my business.

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Name Ideas for a Personal Services Business

I am interested in starting a home based business. I never make any money, for my reward is of the inner satisfaction type. I am a rather busy mom, for I am a stay at home mom who home schools three teens.

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Name Ideas for Indoor Playground Centre

I would like to open an indoor playground centre for children. Please help me with a suitable eye catching name.

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Opening a Dent and Bent Store

I am looking to open a dent and bent store in Tomah, Wisconsin. Can anyone point me in the right direction as to where to begin the process? Thanks in advance.

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Slogan Ideas for a Preschool

I am starting a pre-school named Rising Stars. Please suggest slogan/tag line.

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Social Security Survivor Benefits

My biological father died, but he gave up rights to me. Can I still get his Social Security benefits? If so how do I go about doing so? Also he died when I was 16; I am now 28. Can I get a lump sum of back pay? I could really use the money. I have a child of my own and no money.

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Name and Slogan for Cleaning and Repair Service

We are starting a cleaning business, hopefully mostly focusing on new builds. It may include other properties (rentals?) We can also do some repairs. How do we name it so that we don't restrict ourselves to cleaning? And a slogan would be great!

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Name Ideas for Realtor Team

My husband and I are realtors working as a team for a company. We must of course carry their logo, but want a catchy name for ads, etc. Hutchinson is the company we are associated with. Our names are John and Joy Terrell. We would appreciate any ideas you might have.

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Name Ideas for Children's Party Planning Business

I am open to any ideas you may get when thinking of a children's party planner name involving shabby tea for young girls and vintage carnival for boys.

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Name Ideas for Decoration Company

I will be starting my new decoration company. Please suggest the best name for it.

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Name Ideas for Interior Designing and Contractor Firm

Please suggest a name for an interior designing and contractor's firm. It's a new business and will include entire interior works.

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Receiving Social Security Survivor Benefits

Can I receive my stepfather's SSI benefits? I am 44 years old.

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Name Ideas for Church Childcare Center

Any ideas what to name the childcare center that has the word "learning" in it?

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Slogan Idea for Preschool

I am opening a preschool with the name Milestones Preschool. Any ideas for a slogan?

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Child Support and Income Changes

If the father had a large change in income from 76,000 to 101,000 and did not tell the mother, however his income has dropped back to 85,000 per year now, how does that work? Shouldn't he have been obligated to report such a significant change?

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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits

I got the benefits from my late husband transferred from me to my son. He is now 17 years old and still is in the 10th grade at high school. He will not finish high school until he is 19. Does he get the benefits until he is finished high school?

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Name Ideas for Interior Design Business

Please suggest names for a home design company.

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POA Rights and Responsibilities

My friend's daughter has the POA for her. However, the daughter just recently went to the bank where the account was and moved the money out of my friend's account and started a new account in her name. Is that legal?

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Setting Rates for a Commercial Cleaning Business

How can I get a list of prices that other janitorial businesses charge in Fort Worth Texas, so I can place a fair bid?

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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits

My son died at age 25 he never worked much due to incarceration. He has been married and divorced and has a 3 year old daughter. Will she be eligible for anything from Social Security even though he never paid much in?

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Name for Graphic Design and Digital Printing Company

I am starting a graphic design and digital printing business. Please suggest a good and catchy name for my company.

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Curriculum for Daycare

Can anyone give me advice on what type of curriculum I can I use for toddlers 12 months to 3 yrs old?

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Displaying Merchandise at a Flea Market
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Slogan for Early Childhood...
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Unique Name for a Daycare

I will be soon opening a daycare and I trying to figure out a unique name. I want something that isn't or hasn't been heard of. I don't really want to use my name.

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Social Security Death Benefits

My father-in-law passed away on 28/10/2014. We came to know that his daughter, who is in the USA, withdraw all his bank accounts saying that she need money to do the funeral. Can she claim that money from the Social Security without telling other the sister and brothers in Sri Lanka?

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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits

I heard that you may get remarried and keep your benefits. It this true?

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Social Security Survivor Benefits

My dad died when I was 11. I was then in the state's custody for 2-4 years and I was told that the state can't take your death benefits even when your in foster care. So my question is where did all of that money go?

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SSI and Child Support

My son is 18 and draws SSI. He gets a child support check from his father. The SSI is not much because he gets that support check. When my disabled son turns 19 am I required to draw directly the full amount from SSI which will be more of course if his father has no support obligations.

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Name Ideas for Daycare Business

I am looking to open a daycare soon. This has been a dream of mine since I started babysitting at the age of fourteen. I'm having trouble picking out a name for it though. I would like the word "dream" in it or maybe my name. My first name is Marisa and last name is Downs.

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Slogan Ideas for a Preschool

I need help coming up with a slogan for a preschool.

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Name Ideas for a Body Products Business
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Interior Design Firm Name Ideas

I would like suggestions for a name for an interior design firm.

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Name and Logo for Real Estate Business

I am starting a real estate business. Now I want to create a good and attractive name and logo for my company. So please suggest some ideas.

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Social Security Survivor Retro Payments

If my sons' dad passed on 11/29 and they were approved for retro payments, will they count November as the first benefit month or December?

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Survivor Benefits and Adoption

My son has been receiving survivor death benefits in the state of Florida since 2005. If he is adopted by a stepparent will his benefits end?

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Daycare Business Name Ideas

Can you help me with a daycare name including YaYa or Thea?

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Interior Design and Decor Business Name Ideas

I want to start my new business in interior design. Can anybody suggest to me an outstanding name for the same?

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SSDI Dependent Benefits and Child Support

My ex-husband was awarded SSDI benefits in 2011. Since then, our 2 children, 7 year old twins, started to receive a monthly SSDI dependent payment. (I hope I am using the SSDI term correctly)

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Death Benefits and Taxes

My boys receive death benefits from their father. I'm the payee on their checks. My question is can my oldest son claim them on his taxes since he lives with us and pays half the bills and buys half the groceries?

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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits

My son had a baby with a girl that did not put his name on the birth certificate. My son died. Can the girl collect survivor benefits from my son's account?

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Childcare Name Ideas

I'd like to start my own child care with the name Xaviera. Any ideas please? Thanks.

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Child Support and SSI

I have a friend and he's paying child support for his two kids. His two kids are both on SSI and so is the mother. They worked out an agreement for a certain dollar amount per week, so she wouldn't have to let Social Security know about the adjustment.

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Name and Logo for Real Estate Business

My friend Snehal and I are partners and want suggestions for a logo and name for our real estate firm.

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Responsibility for a Deceased Family...
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Social Security Survivor Benefits

My son is 5 years old and his father just passed away. He was receiving Social Security benefits when he died. This is his only son and his name is on the birth certificate. Is my son eligible to receive anything?

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Name for Bath Products Line

I am starting a new natural bath products shop and need help coming up with a catchy one of a kind name. I want it to emphasize natural organic products with a light hearted whimsical feel. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Name for Early Childhood Centre

Any nane suggestions for our centre, we are catering to children 2yrs - 5yrs? Our theme for deco is Nania, but don't like that.

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Slogan or Motto for Daycare

I'm looking for a catchy slogan or motto for my daycare. The name is Silly Monkeys Childcare.

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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits

I'm 17 years old with a 10 month old. My mom gets a check for my dad being dead. She isn't using it to take care of me. If I said something could I get that check and have it in my name? I don't attend school because I'm having financial problems with transportation and day care fees.

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Home and Property Maintenance Business

I was thinking opening and home or property maintenance business in Nevada. Someone who takes care of baby boomers or x-generation homes. The business would maintain their homes both exterior and interior. I need help on a keyword that standouts on search engine.

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Name Ideas for a Body Products Business

I want to name my Facebook business page selling bath and body products like body lotions, sprays, etc. I may eventually get in to other types.

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Property Management and a POA

My husband is incarcerated and he has at least 6 homes that his dad has been taking care of, a system that has been working. Now his dad brought POA papers to my husband requesting he sign them, he didn't. My husband wrote a simple letter giving him power as overseer of the property, that's it!

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SSI and Child Support

I am on SSI disability and my daughter is on SSI disability. I am separated from their father. I am currently filing to receive child support. How much will that effect my SSI disability, how much will that effect my daughter's SSI and will it effect the amount of my son's child support?

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Unique But Professional Daycare Name

I am in school to open a daycare/learning center, I plan to teach sign language, spelling, and more. I came up with the name Kiddie College, unfortunately I typed the name in on Google to make sure no one owns it, but there are two different places that have Kiddie Kollege (yes, spelled with a K).

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Adoption and Social Security Survivor Benefits

I am raising my 8 year old sister-in-law. Her mother died when she was 4 years old. She is currently receiving Survivor's benefit pay. I love her like my own, and I want to adopt her. After I adopt her, will she still get benefits or will that go away because of the adoption?

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Musical Name Ideas for a Daycare

I am starting a home based day care centre. I am incorporating music into our daily activities and would need a musical sounding name. Also anything with cute bugs or flowers would be nice.

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Name Ideas for a Play School

I want to start a play group school for children ages 3 to 10 years old. I am from a small town in India. Please suggest. to me a nice name.

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Preschool Slogan Ideas

My preschool is called Little Learners' Preschool, for kids 2 to 6 years old. Please suggest to me a nice tagline or slogan for my school.

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Childcare Business Name Ideas

I will like to use my first name in my business name. Any ideas?

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Name Ideas for a Tax Service

I need help with a good name for my new tax business. I would like to include the word "tax" in the name. I want it to be creative. I live in the high desert of California in Victorville, so if you want to add a little of those details it will be fine with me or my last name Calhoun.

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Name Ideas for Interior Design Company

I am going to start new interior business, commercial and residential. Please suggest a catchy name for the same.

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Names for Preschool

I want a cute and very simple name for my preschool which a child can easily say. I also need a logo and punchline.

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Social Security Survivor Benefits

My daughter's father passed away in 2012 she was 4. I applied and was denied because they said the father didn't have any income. I thought this is what Social Security was in place for. Am I incorrect? Many people with similar situations have told me they received benefits.

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SSDI and Child Support Arrears

My son's mother owes me $11,000 in child support arrears. She recently applied for SSDI and should qualify very quickly with her diagnosis. She is court ordered to pay $25 weekly on arrears and hasn't done so in months. Will they automatically garnish her check and how much can they garnish?

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Catchy Name for Childcare Business

My daughter and I need a catchy name for an at home child care. My name is Dionne, her name is Dyeisha. I was thinking "Mother and Daughter Child Care".

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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits

I wanted to know, if I never collected my deceased father's Social Security Survivor's insurance benefits at the age of 15 since I had no clue I could and my mother didn't either can I collect them now at the age of 39?

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Motto For Clothes That Haven't Cleaned Well

I work in a dry cleaners and want to write a memo for the clothes that haven't clean totally, and they can't be cleaned more. Do you have any ideas for a slogan for this problem? I'd like something tricky, like "Oops! almost clean, but...!".

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Name Ideas for a Real Estate Company

We want a name of our real estate company, specifically starting faith the letters: 'R' and 'N'.

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POA Responsibilities Toward Alcoholic Parent

I am my father's POA, he has been drinking to 300+ blood alcohol levels and as he begins to sober he starts again. Can I commit him?

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Daycare Business Name Ideas

Do you think Deep Blue Sea Day Care is a good name?

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Name Ideas for Interior Design Radio Program

I need a name for an interior design radio program.

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Slogan and Logo for Daycare

Can you suggest a slogan and images for my "Mamma Mia's Kids Care" business?

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Understanding Property Use Laws

How could an outsider place a store, a house, and a pipeline on someone's property without their knowledge and consent?

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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits

I have full custody of my son. His mother has never been in his life. She had no visitation rights; she left him with me on the 3rd day he was alive. I took her to court, but she didn't show because she is a alcoholic and has no home and no job.

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Naming My Housecleaning Business

I'm starting a housecleaning business with my two sisters. We are having a hard time coming up with a name. We would like to have a Tinkerbell theme; I guess that's what we want. We just can't get a name.

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Real Estate Company Name Ideas

We are opening a new real estate company, but we have no any idea what to name of our company.

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Power of Attorney and Parent in Nursing Home

I have power of attorney for my father. He has POA for my mother. He has not been declared incompetent but should be. They are both in a nursing home. He wishes to check himself and my mother out and return home. They both have major health problems and are almost blind.

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Social Security Survivor Benefits

How we claim the benifits of my father? He died 2 years ago here in the Philippines and we are not US citizens. We are living here in the Philippines and my sibling needs educational assistance.

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Daycare Center Name Ideas

I am going to start a daycare center and I want some meaningful, catchy name ideas. Any suggestions?

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Real Estate Company Name Ideas

I am starting a real estate business in Dehradun and need a good name.

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Name Ideas for a Handmade Accessories Business

My best friend and I want to start a home-based business. One theme we considered was around "the next chapter" as we both recently retired. Another was "souls sisters". All of our lines will be handmade. We will launch with elegant accessories for women.

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Slogan Ideas for Daycare

Starting a in home daycare for before and after school care. The name is "Julia's Divine Creations". I need help with a slogan for my childcare service.

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Social Security Survivor Benefits

When my father died, my mother started to receive a Social Security check for me and my siblings. About two years ago my older sister turned my mother in for not using the check like she was supposed to, so my mother had it taken away from her.

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Name Ideas for Home Daycare Business

I've worked in child care for awhile. I decided to open a family daycare center, for ages 0-12. I am looking for a name that I can put on my business license, that hasn't been used before. I could use a lot of help, as there are so many out there these days.

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Cleaning Company Name Ideas

My husband and I are starting our own cleaning business and really cannot decide on a name and slogan for our company. My name is Iris and his is Garth. Any and all help is greatly appreciated.

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Cleaning Service Name Ideas

I am starting a cleaning company and I am stuck on the name. My name is Karen, I live in Tennessee, and I am interested in pre-sale house cleaning or commercial office cleaning. I want it to sound professional but friendly and reliable. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

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Social Security Disability Payments for Dependents

My father past away when I was 11 years old from cancer. He was receiving benefits and it stopped when he passed. People would tell my mother that she could still receive benefits for the children (4 of us all underage), but she never went to apply.

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Social Security Survivor Benefits

I am currently drawing Social Security Disability and my son also draws a check for me being disabled. My wife, and my son's mother passed away a few years ago from cancer. Are either of us eligible to draw Social Security Survivor benefits from her?

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Social Security Survivor Benefits

My father passed away in 1986. My siblings and I received monthly benefits till we reached the cut off age. So our mother was only the benificiary and the payments were stopped, but she is still alive. How many payouts or how many months or years should my mother receive monthly benifits?

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Preschool Slogan Ideas

I have a pre school and I need a catchy slogan. Can you help me please?

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Child Support for an Adult Disabled Child

My friend's disabled daughter is 30, works, and gets state aid and he is still required to pay child support. How can he get free of this? He lost his job and they are taking him to court. He is $1,800 behind and sinking.

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Graphic Design Business Name Ideas

I want to build a career in the designing field and start a business. Can someone suggest a unique name for my company?

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