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Meet Attorney Hatixhe Grbeshi from Mlnarik Law Group, Inc.

December 23, 2022

In 2022, attorney Hatixhe Grbeshi joined The Mlnarik Law Group, Inc. Hatixhe is licensed to practice law in California and has enjoyed serving communities in Santa Clara County for over twenty-two years. She came to the United States as a Kosovo refugee in 1999 and has thrived despite many of the obstacles faced not only

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New Years Resolutions: Dive In & Be Part of the Solution

December 15, 2022

Celebrating the end of one year and the beginning of the next is a blast!  I enjoy celebrating everything that has been accomplished and look forward to what lies ahead.  This year, the top ten New Year resolutions look to be the same as last year’s list, and I can’t help but ponder a hypothesis. 

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How to File for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

August 22, 2022

Last month, we explained how to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which is otherwise known as “liquidation bankruptcy” because its purpose of clearing away many types of unsecured debts. Contrary to Chapter 7 bankruptcies, Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases are designed for individuals who can afford to repay some of their debts, but need assistance restructuring

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How to File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

July 22, 2022

In 2021, California had the highest number of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy filings than any other state in the United States. Of the total 40,279 filings of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, 38,542 were non-business filings and 1,737 were filed by businesses. If you have a significant amount of debt and are interested in filing for Chapter 7

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5 Ways to Prepare for Estate Planning

May 31, 2022

Estate planning is the process in which an individual or family establishes a transfer of assets in preparation for death. As we discuss in a previous blog post, there are 4 key aspects involved with estate planning: Will Living Trust Power of Attorney Advanced Healthcare Directive Establishing a legal estate plan can be a very

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What If I Don’t Have a Will?

May 1, 2022

Do you currently have a will established or someone that would be appointed manage your finances if you were to become incapacitated or died tomorrow? We know it can be difficult to both talk about and address your finances in the event of your death or incapacity, but ignoring it doesn’t make things easier on

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Keys to Financial Independence

April 27, 2022

In today’s free market society, individuals are free to spend the money they have and even the money they might have in the future. But borrowing against your future is not only dangerous, but a bad habit to get into. With all the freedoms we enjoy, those who are financially responsible are the ones that

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How the FDCPA Protects You From Debt Collectors

March 24, 2022

Usually when someone receives dozens of phone calls at all hours of the day, all by the same person who also troubles the victim’s family, friends, and neighbors, we have a word for it:  STALKER!  And legally, stalkers are criminals. Suppose the same scenario applies with just one difference: the “stalker” is a debt collector. 

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Bankruptcy Law & Policy: Good for the Few & Many

March 23, 2022

In 1542, England passed the first modern bankruptcy law (known as “Statute of Bankrupts”) during the reign of that lovable old curmudgeon, Henry VIII. The law’s purpose? Make sure no one could ever fail to pay back a loan without severe consequences. In other words, only one social purpose was served: repayment of creditors—or else.

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Valentine’s Day Is Upon Us!

February 14, 2022

Another holiday is upon us! Whether your focus is on St. Valentine or Hallmark, it all comes down to one simple choice – Get busy loving them, or get busy leaving them. With fewer people getting married and a greater percentage of those married getting divorced, still everyone from pre-school to the nursing home will

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