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Eligibility for Social Security Disability

I had 1 SSN# from 1972 to 1996. I got new card with a change of birth year and my name changed, and place of birth to get away from my abusive husband who wanted to kidnap my child and take out of country.

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Social Security Disability and Paternity

I am the youngest of 13 kids from my mother and father, and my father had one child from another woman he never married. I am 25, unmarried and the child, my brother, is 15. My father is dying and I am in the process of filling out a disability application.

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Social Security Shared Death Benefits

I was told that my late husband's survivor benefits were reduced because another name was on his account. The person said that they couldn't divulge the name. How can I find out who it is?

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Community Center Name Suggestions

I'm hoping to open a community center for underprivileged children for the ages 5-18 within the next few months. It will be a place for them to make friends, play sports, take art classes, receive help with school work, or just a place where they can get away for a while and to keep them out of trouble.

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Social Security Death Benefits

My ex-husband passed away in 2010. I am the one the money was going to. My youngest daughter is currently residing with her aunt, a short term situation. The money was going towards what it's supposed to, making sure the bills were paid, rent, utilities, etc.

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Name Ideas for an Interior Design Business Website

I need a website name for my modern interior company. I am confused about choosing one.

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Name Ideas for Online Fabric Home Decor Business

I've started my own home decor range. I'm struggling with a name. I thought of "home made", but don't want it to come across as it's been made at home (crafty), but more as the item will make your home. It needs to be short, 10 letters at most, as must fit on outer label.

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Real Estate Business Name Ideas

I have a real estate business serving developers and builders. Please suggest a name for my company.

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Daycare Slogan Ideas

I am looking for a slogan for my daycare business. The name is A Place 4 Us 2.

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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits

My dad past away. I am his only son, but there was no will. He got SSD; do I get that or what happens?

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Receiving Social Security Survivor's Benefits

My father past away the first of last year. My mother receives Social Security on my behalf, which is to take care of me, for essentials, etc. I moved out about 5-6 months ago with my fiancé. I am only 17 and I will be 18 in December and I haven't attended school since before he past.

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Paying Back Survivor's Benefits

My father died when I was around 12 and my mother collected survivor's benifts on my behalf. When I was 17, I started working and making a lot of money. So now my mother owes that money back. I am 19 now and I am wondering if the government will come after my tax refund to settle that debt?

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Determining House Cleaning Rates

How much do I charge for a newly renovated, new tile, paint, and carpet, empty home at 2000 sq feet.

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Name Ideas for an Interior Decorating Shop

I would like suggestions for the name for a home interior decorative shop. I am looking for a name with the first word beginning with E and the 2nd word starting with D or F.

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Nice Slogan for a Creche (Daycare)

I need a good slogan for my creche, named "Wonder Creche".

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Interior Design Firm Name Ideas

I am an interior designer and I would like to start my own business. I need a nice name for my interior design firm.

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Rights of Power of Attorney

My mother made me her durable power of attorney about six months ago. My mother has dementia and needs constant care. She has enough money to pay someone to come stay with her for a few months. My younger brother has been living with her for 14 years and has never paid for anything.

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Name Ideas for a Small Cleaning Business

I'm wanting to start a small cleaning business and I want a simple name. My name is spelled very differently from others so that alone is catchy. Can you please help me with something short but sweet. My name is Kadi, but it's pronounced as if it was Katie.

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Receiving Social Security Survivor Benefits

My granddaughter's father just died a couple weeks ago; she is 9 years old. He had been receiving benefits for 11 years, up until he died. I am her guardian. Will she now be able to receive his benefits? He is on the birth certificate. He was in a relationship with my daughter for 11 years.

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Slogan for Playschool and Kids'Care

I am opening a playschool and day care centre. Its name is KidsKool. Any good slogan for the same?

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Eligibility for Survivor Benefits

My niece's mom died when she was 7. I have been caring for her since. She now is pregnant and still lives with us and is attending school. Will this new circumstance effect her benefits? Also, is there any other type of help out there?

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Motto Ideas for Daycare Business

I'm opening a home daycare called "Little Explorers" and I need a great motto. Any suggestions?

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Name for a Tile Business

I am planning to start my own tile and mosaic trading company. Please suggest a good name.

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Preschool Name Ideas

Please suggest a name for a preschool with the word "first" in it.

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Selling Pine Cones

Where can I sell pine cones in west Des Moines, LA?

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Slogan Ideas for a Play School

The name of the play school is 'Shiny Tots' please suggest a good slogan for this?

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Slogan Ideas for Daycare Business

My daycare is called Bears and Blocks on Boone. Do you have any ideas for a slogan?

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Cleaning Company Name Ideas

My target will be small business offices. Does anyone have any suggestions?

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Daycare Name Ideas

My daycare slogan is: Learning today -Leading tomorrow. I need some name ideas.

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Daycare Slogan Ideas

I need a slogan for my new daycare. The name is: A Child's Safe Haven and Learning Academy.

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Name for a Childcare and Tour Company

I am a lawyer with a great passion for children. I want to open a business that will offer the following services: family tours, day care, and a baby store.

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Power of Attorney Rights

I have power of attorney for my dad who is the executor of my mother's will. She has now passed; can I deal with mum's will for him?

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Receiving SSI Checks

My ex-husband gets SSI and got a check for my 16 year son too. My son only lived with him for only 6 months and came back to live with me, but my ex-husband is keeping my son's checks. What can I do?

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Starting a Homemade Food Business

How do I start a homemade food business?

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Domain Name for Interior Design Business

Which type of name is suitable to make an interior design business domain title?

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Social Security Survivor Benefits

I just found out my father passed away in 2004. I want to know could I get anything from his Social Security. My mom also passed away in 2011; could I get Social Security from her?

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Daughter With Medical POA for Father

I have a medical POA for my father. Can my family come into my home and take my father and put him in a home when I disagree?

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Name Ideas for Interior Design Business

I would like suggests for a business name. It not contain typical words in the home decor or interor designing industry. In other words, deselect names such as home, decor, design, style, interior, etc.

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POA and Changing the Will

My husband's grandfather made a will and left us his house in his will. His daughter's husband is the POA and they want to sell the house to pay for assisted living even thought he has money without selling the house. What are my husband's rights as far as inheriting the house?

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Collecting Back Child Support

My ex-husband was court ordered to pay child support. He left the area and never paid. He returned when the children were over the age of 18. I am asking now because one of my children, who has cystic fibrosis is very sick and I could use the money to help her. He is now drawing Social Security.

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Name Ideas for Early Learning Centre

I am opening a tutoring centre and looking to include an early learning centre catering to 3 - 6 year olds. I would love to get a name suggestion. The main centre is named 'Learning Directions'.Thanks for taking time to give options.

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Slogan or Tag Line for Childcare Business

I have a childcare business. Belle's and Beau's Academy is the name. I am in need of a great slogan. Thanks in advance.

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Filing for a Divorce

My boyfriend is in prison. He has been trying to get a divorce from his wife, but she won't sign the papers. Is there any way the divorce can happen without her signature?

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Slogan for Cleaning Company

I recently started a residential and commercial cleaning company that I named, Maid2Perfection, but I am really stuck on coming up with a slogan to use on my marketing materials. Any ideas?

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Responsibilities of a Power of Attorney

I just recently received POA for my grandmother who has Alzheimer's. Can I still go on vacation? I've been planning this trip for awhile. I would be gone for a week.

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POA for Incarcerated Boyfriend

Long story short, my BF lives in the United States, but I do not. He was incarcerated, but gave me power of attorney to try and sell his vehicles. The problem is his vehicles are under financing and a lean loan. Should I inform these companies that he is incarcerated?

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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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