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Illinois Court of Appeals implores Legislature to change law to provide for wage-garnishment relief, finding itself constrained to exercise discretion in extreme hardship cases

 National Collegiate Student Loan Trust 2004-1 v. Ogunbibi, No. 1-17-08612018 IL App (1st) 170861 (December 24, 2018)The legislature, in 2007, decided to take 15% of wages, regardless of the extreme hardship such a loss will impose on many persons. Because … Continue reading

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Proposed Hardship Withdrawal Regulations Provide Useful Guidance

While not exactly a Thanksgiving “miracle,” many retirement plan sponsors were no doubt thankful for the IRS’ recent issuance of proposed regulations (the “Proposed Regs”) addressing changes to the Code §401(k) and 403(b) plan hardship withdrawal rules enacted as part … Continue reading

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Proposed Rules Loosen Restrictions on Hardship Withdrawals

Based on proposed regulations released by the U.S. Department of Treasury on November 14, 2018 (the “Proposed Regulations”), participants in 401(k) and 403(b) plans may find it easier to get hardship withdrawals as early as plan years beginning after December … Continue reading

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601A Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver Approved (Hardship) for Chinese Client in Cleveland Ohio

CASE:   I-601A Provisional Unlawful Presence Hardship Waiver of Inadmissibility APPLICANT / BENEFICIARY: Chinese LOCATION: Cleveland, Ohio Our client came to the United States from China in October 1999 without inspection and admission. He married his U.S. citizen wife in 2010. … Continue reading

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Physicians Have One More Week to File for e-Prescribing Penalty Hardship Exemption

This month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a final rule for 2011 Electronic Prescribing Incentive Program. Importantly, for physicians who are in the process of becoming compliant but not quite there, the new rule pushed the … Continue reading

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