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What you need to know before filing bankruptcy

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 in Blog |

Should you file? If you can answer yes to one of the following below, then you should consider filing Do you have a lot of debt and have problems paying it? Does your paycheck not cover all your bills and payments? Have you been threatened by garnishment? Have you been threatened by foreclosure or repossession What can bankruptcy do for you Legally eliminate most of your debts Stop foreclosure of your home Stop repossession of your automobile...

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New Partner, Jeremy Salter, added to Firm

Posted by on Jul 6, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Mr. Salter has been admitted to practice law since 2007. However, Mr. Salter has worked in the legal services field since 2001, in various capacities (e.g., paralegal, investigator, intern and law clerk for three different professors), and has experience in the fields of criminal defense (including capital defense/death penalty cases), domestic relations, civil litigation, immigration law, statutory interpretation and comparative constitutional...

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Bankruptcy Leaders Call for Chapter 11 Overhaul

Posted by on Jul 6, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

“In the era of the iPhone, businesses that are struggling to survive turn to a bankruptcy process that was invented during the time of typewriters. The 34-year-old Bankruptcy Code, which has endured with only minimal and largely consumer-related tweaks, doesn’t fit the modern and complex business world, and industry professionals are beginning to call for a rebalancing of the rules in a way that could make it easier for companies to use...

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Should You be able to Discharge Student Loans?

Posted by on Jul 6, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

“Imagine graduating from college with a tassel and $80,000 of student-loan debt. Now imagine what may happen over the next 15 years — periods of unemployment, no raises, a sick child and home repairs. Perhaps you are one of the 50,000 metro Atlanta families each year that make the difficult decision to file personal bankruptcy. How does it feel to discover your student loan debt will survive bankruptcy and never go away? Tax refunds?...

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Housing market still weak: Fewer existing homes bought in March

Posted by on Apr 15, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

“Warm weather doesn’t always bring good news. An unusually toasty winter may have poached sales of previously owned homes from March, denying it the expected springtime boost. Consumers bought 2.6% fewer existing homes – pushing the seasonally adjusted annual rate down to 4.48 million from February’s 4.6 million, according to the National Assn. of Realtors. In the West, sales were down 7.4% from February and 0.9% from last March. The...

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