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I have two credit cards and have not made any purchases on them for 6 months, but my late payments caused me to go over the limit and now I cannot catch up. Can I offer to pay off the original balances rather than all of the charges they are giving me?

A:  Everything is negotiable with your account...especially now. You may also want to consider negotiating the way your account reports on your credit when you decide to make payment. Of course, get it in writning. familyprioritynetwork.com Links: familyprioritynetwork.com Most credit card companies will be thrilled to have you call them and work out some sort of payment plan and will probably waive the late fees in doing so. Just call the customer service number on the card or letters you''ve received and explain your hardship situation, of why you have not been able to pay. Be nice to the person on the other end of the phone and they will usually give you the benefit of the doubt and work something out for you. These people get yelled at all...

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Why are so many of Britain's brightest people not able to tolerate mass immigration and leaving the UK?

A:  Because some of them are intolerant and are unable to see the good that some of these immigrants bring. I agree there are some bad people that come over, but each person should be taken as themselves, it''s not good to just generalise that all immigrants are the same. I would too like to leave the UK, but more because the government is tax crazy and there isn''t much I like about living in London anymore. They don''t seem too bright to me. They dislike immigration that much that they want to emigrate to somewhere else. ERR doesn''t that then make them immigrants in Australia or wherever it is that they go? tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax ...not to mention immigration and benefits paid the those who come here. i work 2 jobs and still can''t afford a good level...

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Why do people quote the constitution?

A:  elastic clause my good friend. the elastic clause. It represents the laws of our land.Throw it out as you suggest and there will be no America. Is the constitution perfect - NO. It is better than anything else I''ve seen. The 14th adment has been expanded by a court ruling. If any state would make a law challenging that interpretation the Surpreme Court would have to revisit the ruling. Maybe they should have pushed Prop 187 harder. As for your refferance to muskets, Check out the # of weapons per capida that Switzerland has & their crime rate. Maybe you will stop preaching gun control & start preaching gun ownership! I''m not sure if you just emerged from your cave or just havn;t heard of "

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Why isn't Mexico able to overcome poverty ?

A:  Curious why you ask this about MEXICO and not the US....but that is a whole nother question isn''t it. OH but it ties into my answer......WE (the superpower) haven''t conquered it.....so why would we want another country to one up us. How long will it take for US to confront our problems...how long will it then take to correct them? Well those answers would probably come a little quicker when people STOP focusing ELSEWHERE and settle on solving US! Because all those in Mexico that wants to work runs to USA.The lazy ones stays there. It is a socialist society with a corrupt government. Take a close look at the Mexican Government and you will begin to think that our government won the bible!! Its will remains where it is mexico dont care as long they have free bees...

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If I want a child years from now, am I able to begin the adoption process now?

A:  My wife and I started the adoption process in Alberta in Sept 07, through social services so there was no cost for the process. By Feb 08 we had been approved and within hours we had a placement of a 4 day old. Her adoption was done by Oct 09. Around that time we accepted another infant and his adoption is pending and just last week we accepted placement of another 1 week old infant who, if things work out, we will also adopt...and then that''s it. No more. 5 kids are enough. Are you too young right now? Yes, but it doesn''t have to be a long process so take time now to focus on life and worry about adoption when you are ready. No. It has to Vebdone when you want the child because they have to see your life style as it will be when you get the child. As you are in collage this will count...

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Should the single tennessee mom have been allowed to adopt that russian kid?

A:  the child was a nut yes I don''t think single or married is the issue here - I think the issue is whether or not this woman/child/brat was properly screened before placing the welfare of a child in her incapable hands. She can blame the agency for dishonesty all she wants, the fact remains that she put an innocent, vulnerable, troubled 7 year old on a 10 hour flight and arranged for a complete stranger who could have been a predator to pick him up at the other end to dispose of him for her. Sick and debased behaviour like that says a lot about what kind of person she really is. She claims the child was too much trouble, but apparently even disposing of the child was too much trouble for her too. This story is so unbearably heartbreaking...

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Has the immigration law always been accepted by americans?

A:  No - there have always been issues and problems that the public is concerned about. Consider just one aspect of our current policies and it might make a difference how you feel. Our current rate of legal immigration is at record levels that will make our population hit the 600 million mark within about 60 years. That means your children will likely have to live in this country with a very substandard level of existence. At those levels we will face shortages of: Water - we already have droughts and shortages all over Energy - again we have no ability to meet current needs Land - big country but most is too harsh Recreation - what will happen to our parks, open spaces, etc? Food - we outsource far too much farming already Infrastructure - we have overcrowded...

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I was involved in a car accident when I was 13 years old. A settlement was reached to compensate me for my injuries. The way my parents set things up I am supposed to receive the first payment at age 25 and the second when I turn 30. I am now almost 19 years old. Is there anyway that I can get the money now so that I can start investing it instead of waiting until I am 25? I think that the law in Pennsylvania states that once I turn 18 I can receive the money even though the settlement language states that the periodic payments cannot be accelerated, deffered, increased or decreased by the Claimant or any Payee. I also think that I may be able to petition a court to get the money. I am just not sure what all of this means. I am presently in college and I have to work full time to pay my tuition and transportation. My injuries were very severe and they effect me to this day. I am having a problem working and going to school. Thanks for your time

A:  What you have is a ''structured settlement'' that was designed to compensate you for your injuries. The theory is that by locking it up and stretching out the payments you will not be able to squander it. For some people the theory is sound, for others it isn''t. Unfortunately, once they are set up they are practically impossible to set aside. I am aware of no law in Pennsylvania that will permit you automatically claim the money at age 18. Once you turn 18, you can go back to the court that ordered the structured settlement and petition for early distribution. I can''t predict whether the court will allow the distribution. It will depend upon whether the court believes that such a distribution is in your best interest and there is a valid...

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My girlfriend and I live in Floriad and want to get married and she wants to be able to work as soon as possible. She is here from Taiwan on a B-2 visa. We have know each other for years, but started a relationship few months ago. How do we go about doing this? Can she change her visa from visitor to work? Should we marry sooner than later? Will she have to leave the country while the process takes place? Should I marry her in Taiwan? Will a lawyer be able to facilitate this process and how do we get started?

A:  I am assuming for purposes of this answer that you are an American Citizen. If your girlfriend and you marry, she will be able to adjust her status here in the US, and will not be required to return to Taiwan to process her permanent residency. In fact, you state she is here as a B-2 visitor. If she has overstayed her time by more than 180 days, and then leaves the US, she will not be able to reenter for 3 years. If she has stayed over more than 365 days and then departs, she will not be able to return for 10 years. Be very careful about her making any travel plans, for these and other reasons! If and when you marry, she will be able to...

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How much time does the home office take to answer?

A:  You need to contact them to find out what''s happening with the application and if they haven''t finished processing it/made a decision what would the implications be if they send back the passports now. one day after your visa is up There used to be an option to put a "rush" on the visa. I believe that my wife and daughter received theirs within 3 months. However, It won''t be easy to process this. When my wife was applying for citizenship we spent three weeks trying to get through to Immigration. Finally, frustrated, I ask my Senator to help. His office told me they had a private line to Immigration and hadn''t been able to get through for a month! I wish I had a better answer for you. Pastor John well the answer is not good they are currently...