The Basics of Insurance Fraud in Georgia

Consumers are required to purchase several forms of insurance to ensure they are financially protected, such as auto insurance for drivers and home insurance for homeowners. When someone commits an act designed to defraud the insurance process, they are then committing insurance fraud. Insurance fraud is a crime that often comes with serious consequences for…

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Understanding Probation Violations in Georgia

In Georgia, those convicted of a misdemeanor or felony may have an opportunity to satisfy their sentence out of custody if the judge issues a probation order. Probation allows a person under a first offender agreement or a convicted individual a chance to avoid incarceration under the supervision of a probation officer. If the probationer…

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What Should I Do If My Ex Stops Paying Child Support?

Raising and caring for children after a divorce is not only hard work, but it’s also expensive. Many single parents depend on child support to provide basic necessities for their children. When a non-custodial parent stops paying child support, the custodial parent faces the burden of financial hardship and ultimately, the children may suffer. If…

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United Way partners with HomeFirst Initiative to Begin Eradication of Homelessness in Gwinnett County

Homelessness in Atlanta is a growing epidemic, and the suburbs are not immune. Of the communities surrounding the city of Atlanta, Gwinnett County has the third largest homeless population, with nearly 800 reported “homeless persons” in 2015. Homelessness is detrimental for countless reasons, but one reason, in particular, is burdening Gwinnett County’s communities. The desperation…

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