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Collecting Child Support

My ex is collecting survivor benefits from her son's biological dad's Social Security and child support from me. Is there anything I can do?

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Daycare Names Ideas

I want something that's clever and quirky. If possible I would like to include my name (my name, Erini, also translates to Irene, if that helps). It's for an upcoming business plan for a babysitting/daycare/preschool I have to do for school.

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Landlord Rights to Evict

My husband is incarcerated and signed a rental agreement for $300. A month. The person whom he agreed to rent to has not paid nothing since this agreement was signed 6 months ago. The property is in my husbands name. My question is since we are legally married and my husband is in jail can I evict the person staying there?

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Power of Attorney for Parent

My sister went to her attorney and got a POA on our mother, who has Alzheimer's. She never discussed with me. The only way I found out was that she let it slip. I just don't know why my sister did this. It is only the two of us and I am the oldest. What can I do about this?

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Community Garden Tenant Rights
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Interior Design Office Name

What would be a good interior design office name?

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Real Estate Team Name

My friend and I want to create a real estate team. We need to come up with the name.

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Name Ideas for Home Daycare

My first name is Kesha and I am looking for some catchy names for my home day care.

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Daycare Name and Slogan

I am struggling with choosing a catchy name and slogan for my daycare. We live up in the mountains so I want the name to reflect our surroundings. I have come up with a few options for each that I like but no winning combo yet. Any suggestions?

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Slogan for a Daycare
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Day Care Business Name Ideas

I will be opening a day care and homework center. Please help me with the name for my business. I want to use Lee and Mwie for the name.

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Eligibility for Survivor Benefits

My 10 year old daughter's father died. We were never married, he is on her birth certificate, we have a standing child support order, and he was in arrears. Will she qualify for social security dependent survivor benefits?

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Name Ideas for a Cleaning Company

I am starting a cleaning company in the hudson/Bergen county area and I'm stuck with coming up with a catchy company name. I was thinking "babes with brooms". What are your thoughts?

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Receiving SSI Payments

Can a mother's children still get SI payments from their father even if she makes $60,000-$70,000 a year?

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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits

My aunt, 67, was married to my uncle, who was a US Citizen collecting Social Security. He just passed away a month ago. My aunt is in the beginning process of adjusting her legal status as she doesn't have a Social Security number and entered on a visitor's visa years ago, but it's now expired.

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Name for Babysitting Service

I'm 14 and need help naming my daycare. I want something catchy with a loving theme. Any ideas?

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Name for Child Care Business

I am about to become a licensed child care provider in my home and I wanted to come up with a name for my daycare. My name is Melissa which is Greek and means honey bee. I thought it would be cute to incorporate honey bee or bee into the name.

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Slogan for Daycare Center

Can anyone please suggest a slogan for my daycare named "King's Kidzone"?

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Daycare Name Ideas

I am wanting to open a daycare in my home and I can't think of a cute and catchy name. Anyone have any suggestions on a cute and catchy name?

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Name Ideas for a Toddler Dance Class

I am a dance teacher and would like to set up a toddler dance class in my area for ages 1 to around 4. Any ideas for a name? I thought about using words like "bop", "toddler", and "bounce" in the title. I really want something catchy and will use it as web address as well. Any suggestions welcome please.

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SSD and Child Support

My ex has recently gotten on SSD for his PTSD from the army. He has to pay child support of only $166 and wants me to add our child to his disability. However I have had a major wreck and am trying for disability myself.

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Daycare Name Ideas

I have been a nanny for over 25 years. Now I am ready to open my daycare business. I am from Brazil and I am going to speak Portuguese with the kids. I would like some name suggestions.

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Daycare Name Ideas

I need a fun/family friendly name that uses Katie, and is going to invite people in.

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Social Security Survivor's Benefits

My father died about 20 years ago. I'm 23 and I never got money or any social benefits from his death, but my other brothers and sisters did. How can I get my benefits?

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Cleaning Business Name Ideas

I need help to create fun, eye-catching name and slogan for my cleaning business. I am having a hard time trying to figure out which would be a good name including slogan for my residential and commercial cleaning business.

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House Cleaning Charges

I have been staying with my friend and her family since the beginning of June. Mind you I am normally not home and when I was I would be cleaning. And now they have kicked me out and refuse to pay, even after agreeing to pay for everything I did. I was there for 23 days, what should I charge for everything I did?

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Daycare Business Names

I'm getting ready to open up a daycare center and I need assistance with a name. I came up with Char's Little Angels Learning Center.

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Interior Design Company Name Ideas

Can someone please suggest a name for an interior company starting with "R"?

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Realty Business Name Ideas

I just passed the real estate broker's licensure examination and am dreaming of starting up my own realty business for selling condos, houses, and lots. Any suggestions for a realty business name?

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Name for Fine Arts Business

I recently started a fine arts business, selling paintings, oil or acrylic on canvas. I don't have a name yet and would like some suggestions. Licia or Artilicia is the best I could come up with.

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Survivor Benefits

My two boys were receiving survivor benefits from their dad. My oldest just turned 18 and won't be getting his share anymore. Does my 15 year old's benefits go up? I was told by one person from SS yes and no from another.

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Eligibility for Survivor Benefits

I'm 36 and was married for 8 years. My husband suddenly passed away. We have no younger children together. Can I still get survivor's benefits?

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Interior Design Firm Name Ideas

I am looking to start my interior design business and the only thing holding me back is a name! I'll be creating drawings for space planning, furniture design, etc., as well as, renovating and designing new spaces. I haven't thought of anything that sounds catchy and professional.

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Family Problems After Mom Died Without a Will

My mom recently passed. She lived alone. We cannot find the will. I have two siblings, of 8, that are going into Mom's house and helping themselves to her belongings and paperwork. Is it legal for them to do this before we have someone appointed?

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Obtaining Guardianship of Disabled Adult

I would like to see if someone can please give me some feedback. I have a disabled brother who I've been taking care for since 13 years of age. I never got custody of him because I never knew about it when I was younger.

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Babysitting Business Names

My step sister Adri and I are starting a babysitting service and need help creating a cute name. Any ideas?

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Preschool/Childcare Name Ideas

After 11 years in the childcare field, I have been seriously considering opening my own childcare facility. I want to teach 3-5 year olds in a pre-school setting. I want to incorporate a learning/development theme in the title.

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Survivor Benefits for Children

My daughter's father passed when she was 11 months old. She is 11 years old now. There is 1 other child receiving survivor's benefits. The other child just turned 18 and graduated from high school. Will my daughter get her portion of the benefits?

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Name for Interior Designing Firm

I want to start my own interior designing office. Please suggest to me a name which reflects creativity, durability, and eco friendly.

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Receiving Social Security Disability Benefits

My mom has had SSDI for 8 years now. I've been disabled all of my life and currently recieve SSI, not SSDI since I've never been able to work. My mom and I both agreed that I should apply for benefits under her because Medi-Cal wasn't covering my needs like Medicare would.

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Social Security Benefits for Children

My daughter passed away recently, she wasn't married, but leaves behind my 8 year grandson. Is he eligible for Social Security benefits?

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Name Ideas for Home Cleaning/Pet Sitting Business

I am starting my own business after working for my family for many years. I want my name to be different and stand out from the other cleaning services. Plus I do pet sitting, home sitting, ironing, drop off/pick up of dry cleaning, groceries, etc. I also can do airport runs for some clients.

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Eligibility for Survivor's Benefits

If my ex-boyfriend was ever to pass away would I be able to receive Social Security benefits for our son that we have together. He's on his birth certificate and pays child support through the courts, so he's biologically his.

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Receiving Social Security Survivor Benefits

My mom passed away on October 13, 2014 and my dad applied for survivor's benefits and was approved. Since then, he's remarried and moved off. He gets that money and transfers it out of the bank account it's deposited into and spends it on my stepmom's needs and bills.

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Collecting Social Security Disability

Does my SS Disability check increase after my children turn 18 and the family benefit expires? They have both turned 18 and are no longer eligible. Will my monthly check now absorb what was previously paid to them, since there is no one else eligible to make a claim off my SS number?

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Name Ideas for Charitable Organization Helping Homeless Children

My friends and I are starting a charity based organization where we want to help homeless and helpless children through education, food, and basic needs. We want a perfect name for our organization which reflects the work we do.

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Pricing for a Move In Cleaning

The house is 1250 square feet and there is no furniture or stuff in house. I live 45 minutes from the place, so that's 1 and a half hours round trip! They want light switches and everything sanitized and cleaned. I will supply all cleaning stuff, but I don't know what to charge? We live in Myrtle Beach, SC.

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Printing Business Name Ideas

Can any one suggest to me the best, unique name for my business? I offer wide format printing, as well as, digital and offset printing.

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Social Security Death Benefits

My husband was drawing disability. He adopted my son and he also got a check. The checks came with my husband's name on one of them an the other one had my name and my son's name on it. My husband passed and now it's SSDB that he gets.

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Daycare Name Ideas

What would be a good name my daycare? It wouldn't be open for 7 or so years since I'm not done with school, but I'm a big planner. The age group would be 6 weeks to 5 years old, so I wanted a name that would be perfect for the age group.

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Iowa Guardianship Laws

I am 18, and just had a legal guardianship terminated. Now that it has been terminated, my ex guardian refuses to communicate with me at all. I have a savings account which her name is on, and she refuses to sign off on it so I can access the funds. She also refuses to return my birth certificate and Social Security.

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House Cleaning Business Name Ideas

I am thinking of opening a cleaning service. I am not sure if sole or with my friend of 40 years. She came up with the title, Two Sisters United Cleaning Servce, or Diana's Down and Dirty Cleaning Service. Which sounds better for a business?

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Name Ideas for Furniture Painting Business

I'm starting a business painting furniture, making it look vintage and/or using chalk paint and such. I have been trying to think of names and can't think of anything! I need some help.

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Slogan for Daycare

What is a good slogan for Li'l Precious Cubs Academy?

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Afterschool Club Name Ideas

I'm currently setting my own afterschool club up and can't decide on a name. It is in a village called Golden and my surname is Wild so I was going to try and use one if these in the title, but I don't have to. I came up with Golden Explorers or Wild about Kidz. Please help!

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Collecting Child Support Payments

Does anybody know how I can collect child support benefits from my ex husband who is currently collecting VA benefits and is enrolled in school getting that paid for too. Can I get his benefits garnished? Does anybody know?

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Finding Inexpensive Daycare Equipment

How or where can you find churches or organizations looking to get rid of daycare equipment for free or really cheap?

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Social Security and Child Support

My husband of 11 years is now receiving Social Security. Since he is now receiving SS, and the mother of this child that he has from a previous relationship, is know asking for the father to sign a voluntary acknowlegement of paternity from the state of Maine.

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Social Security Survivor's Benefits

My brother died in 2002. His 7 yr old daughter went to live with her great grandparents and my parents kept her every weekend and holidays. The child's mother and grandmother lived in another home and raised 3 boys (half brothers) born after my brother separated from the mother (they were never married).

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Name Ideas for a Childcare Business

I'm opening up a daycare that will be geared towards education. My kids call me Ms. G when we play school. So I wanted something unique and catchy that has to do with education.

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Slogan for Daycare

I need a slogan or catch phrase for my daycare. The name of my daycare is Bears and Blocks on Boone Child Care or Daycare. I haven't decided which to use daycare or childcare.

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Fee for Cleaning a Home Before Selling

What is a fair price for detail cleaning including windows for a 1900 square foot single story home? It is going to be listed for sale soon.

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Name and Caption for Interior Design Business

I want to open our interior design company and we are looking for a name. Can you please give me some ideas? and that must be unique and attractive

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Receiving Social Security Survivor Benefits

My mother passed away in June of 2011. I was receiving benefits till I turned 18 in 2012. My mother also left behind my brother who just graduated last month so he will no longer receive them and my two sisters. One is 10 years old and my other sister who is 3 years old. My grandparents are caring for them.

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Cleaning Business Name Ideas

I am interested in starting a home cleaning business. I need help with a business name. I am prior Air Force and my husband retired from the Air Force and we live in an Army community in Kentucky. My name is Missy.

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Cleaning Business Slogan Ideas

I am opening a cleaning company and need an idea for a slogan on my business card.

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Power of Attorney and Rental Lease

I own a townshome and rented to an elderly lady with a 2 year lease. Her daughter had power of attorney. They paid one year's rent in advance. However after 3 months, the elderly lay has died and her daughter is now the executer, but has moved into the townhouse with her family.

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Daycare Name Ideas

I am opening a daycare and need a name. I want to use the words, memories and learning center, preferably.

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Collecting Child Support

I am posting this question to your forum regarding my child who is 6 yrs. old and the father is a 78 year old American. The father of my child is now disabled after his stroke and heart attack. He cannot remember anything anymore so he has had a guardian appointed by the clerk of the court.

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Name for Facebook Child Safety Support Group

I am starting up a Facebook page to help parents with children that are in care and dealing with the child safety department. I just need some ideas of what I could call the page. Any ideas are welcome and thank you.

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Power of Attorney Rights

My daughter has power of attorney for my husband. He has dementia and she has signed papers for him to go in to VA home. I, his wife, do not want him to go. Can I stop this?

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Choosing the Best Name for Your Business

I want to start my own business cleaning, organizing, interior design on a budget, and baking. What should the name be?

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SSD and Child Support

My daughter's father has never helped me with her since the day she was born. He has begun to receive Social Security disability, but owes no child support. How do I go about getting financial help from him? We have recently become homeless and I lost my job. I am feeling hopeless.

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Daycare Slogan Ideas

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Dog Treat Business Name Ideas

I am possibly starting a dog treat business. I am looking for some unique names, thank you!

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Obtaining a POA

My husband is in jail and needs a criminal defense attorney. The property is only in his name and he wants me to try to sell it. He wants to give me POA so I can try to sell it.

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Punch Line Ideas for Playschool

I want a punch line for my playschool named ''Active Tots".

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Financial Responsibility for Funeral Expenses

My ex-husband just passed and I was told by the funeral home that being that we were married 25 years and never married anyone else that I am responsible for half of the funeral expense. Is this true that there is a law for this?

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POA Rights and Responsibilities

When my parents divorced 15 years ago my brother paid out my father's share so that my mother could stay in the family home. To be honest my mother didn't need his assistance and my other 2 siblings and myself were more than happy to chip in to help her.

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Slogan and Logo for Cleaning Business

My company name is Hanna's Southern Angels Cleaning Service. I would like a suggestion on a slogan and logo please.

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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits

I am 49 years old and was diagnosed with a rare terminal lung disease about 13 years ago. My mother who is now 73 chose to take early retirement to take care of me. She receives Social Security and I receive Social Security disability, as I am no longer, nor will I ever be able to work again.

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Name Ideas for a Day Care Business

For one of my classes, we need to design our own day care center. I can't seem to come up with a name, but I know I want something relating to books and/or fairy tales in it.

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Babysitting Service Name Ideas

My friend, Holly and I are going to start a babysitting service. We are stuck on a name and logo. If you have an ideas drop it in the box below.

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Daycare Slogan, Motto, and Logo

I need a slogan, motto, and logo idea for my daycare. The name is: Little Eistein Learning Center.

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Rights and Responsibilities of Power of Attorney

Can my mom who has power of attorney over my grandmother keep me from seeing her? My mom and I got into a fight and for over a year she has kept me from calling and seeing my grandmother.

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House Cleaning Business Name

I wanted to get your opinion on my house cleaning business name: Dee's Affordable House Cleaning. I picked that because my friends call me Dee, short for Denise.

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Name Ideas for a Nursery School

We've recently acquired a new nursery, but are really stuck for a name! It's next to a park, and it is a grand old building so I would like a name that would reflect this. I would also like it to include a learning element if possible.

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Real Estate Business Name Ideas

I am a new real estate investor looking for a name for my company. I would like to have the words: falcon or eagle and investor, if I can. But they are not necessarily needed. What do you think of, Eagle Eye Investors, "scouting the best deals for you"?

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Social Security Survivor Benefits

I have been getting mother's benefits. My son turned 16 and mine stopped in March. My son is disabled. In November I made a disability claim for my son. They told me I had to do it to keep my mother benefits. It is now May and I have not heard anything.

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Cleaning Service Name Ideas

I am starting my own cleaning service and am at a loss for a name. I live in a small country town so I'm not sure if I should play off of a southern theme or use my nickname, which is Sybo. Any ideas? I want something cute and catchy.

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Name for Before and After School Care Program

I am trying to come up with a name for a before and after school program. The setting will be in a school.

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Daycare Business Name Ideas

My mother and I are opening a child daycare. We are looking for a name. We would like it to be fun and catchy.

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Name Ideas for an Ice Cream Brand

I'm going to start an ice cream factory. So I want a proper name or brand name for starting it.

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Obtaining a POA for Spouse

How can my husband be my POA?

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Determining Apartment Cleaning Fees

How much should I charge for cleaning a two bedroom apartment including removing items left behind? Should I do a flat rate or by the hour? I live in Idaho.

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Daycare Business Name Ideas

I need to come up with a name for a nursery business for small children.

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Childcare Business Name Ideas

I am moving to a new town, and have decided to do child care in our new home so that I can stay home with my own 2 young children. I am looking for catchy names.

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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits

I had a son with my ex. He was never really involved and never signed the birth certificate. He lived in Florida, he passed away in a car accident about 4 months after my son turned 3. My ex's mother sent me his death certificate months later.

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Name Ideas for a Cleaning Business

My friends and I are wanting to start a business where we will clean houses, do yard work, run errands, do laundry, wash/walk your pets, prepare meals, etc.

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Names for a Babysitting Business

Our names are Ashlyn and Emma. We are 13 years old and we want to open up a babysitting business at a place called The Lookout. Please suggest names.

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Housecleaning Business Name Ideas

My sister and I have been cleaning houses with another person for about 4-5 years. We are trying to go out and do our own company, but can't come up with any catchy names.

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Name Ideas for Interior Design Business

I am starting an interior design business. Can you suggest a name for my company?

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Childcare Business Name Ideas

I am wanting to open up a business for children that will include play with messy things. I am struggling for a name.

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Daycare Name Ideas

I'm starting a new daycare and want to use "Mrs. Ruth" in the name and maybe something about religion. Like "Mrs. Ruth's Christian House". I am a mom wanting to teach children about God.

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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits

If my child at the age of 16, moves out and quits going to school, what should I do about her checks as I am the payee?

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Name and Tag Line for Kids' Fitness Centre

I am planning to open a fitness centre for children from birth to 8 years. I am looking for a brand name and tag line which says free play, fitness, fun, and activity.

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Name Ideas for a Children's Clothing Business

I am going to start a retail outlet for kids where clothes and other accessories will be available.

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Responsibilities of Power of Attorney

My mother-in-law got Poa of her brother after he was hit by a car, He gets a diability check every month. when he got out of the hospital, he moved in with my mother-in-law and father-in-law. After 3 months they had to put him in a nursing home, because he was getting violent.

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Social Security Survivor Benefits

When my dad died, my mom signed up for his Social Security when I wasn't living with her and used the money to fix up her boyfriend's house. How do I go about getting it back? I am turning 18 in a couple of weeks and need it to move out.

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Catchy Name for My Preschool
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Catchy Slogan for Daycare Business
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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits

My mom passed away in February of this year. She started receiving Social Security 2 or 3 months before she passed. Will or can my stepdad receive her benefits if they never married? She never used his last name. They had a child together, my brother. He has my mom's last name.

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Receiving Social Security Survivor Benefits

Will benefits stop the month of my of my 18th birthday or the month before?

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Slogan for Childcare Center

I want to stick with the theme of royalty. The name of my center is King's Kids Academy. Any assistance is greatly appreciated.

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Starting a New Childcare Center

I am planning on starting a new childcare center, serving children from 1 to 5 years old. I have several questions. I need to know how to: find a source of financial assistance, choose a logo, choose uniform colors, and decide what materials and play equipment I need for a start.

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Child Care Business Name

I am looking to start a wedding and events child care business. This business will primarily cater to parents who need children watched during a wedding or other event that they are attending where it is recommended that children do not attend.

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Starting a Business Reselling Jewelry
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Starting a Scratch and Dent Business

I would like to start a scratch and dent business. I live in an area where wages and jobs are low paying. There are no places near here to buy low cost groceries and or appliances. I would like info on starting this type of business.

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Childcare Center Name Ideas

What catchy name can I choose for a childcare center?

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Daycare Slogan Ideas

I need a slogan for my family daycare. The name is "Young Scholars".

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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits

Recently my 6 year old daughter's father passed away. I have tried applying for survivor benefits for her twice now. Each time I have brought in her birth certificate, which has his name on it, his death certificate, and a copy of acknowledement of paternity which was provided by vital records in the state my child was born in.

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Name for a Senior Living Business

We want to start a business were seniors can live in their new, smaller homes where there will be some supervision and care. We are going to build about 10 homes (2 bedrooms, 1 bath).

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New Au Pair Agency Name Ideas

I need a fun catchy name that says it all. Please help. So far I am coming up with boring old hat stuff such as: Mighty Hands, Here and Now, Biddy's, Home and Hugs, and Helping Hands.

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Receiving Social Security Survivor Benefits

My father passed away and my mom receives survivor benefits for both me and my younger sister, who will be 16 next month. My sister is planning on getting engaged and the boy's mother will be her legal guardian. Will my mom still receive the benefits for my sister after this process takes place?

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