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I’m a Little Behind on Bills – Should I File Bankruptcy?

October 19, 2018

You’ve missed a few payments on your credit cards. You’re a month behind on one of your utility bills. You’ve told your landlord you absolutely will be able to pay your rent…it will just be two weeks late. If you’re in this financial situation and there doesn’t seem to be any solution in sight, is...  read more


I’ve Filed for Bankruptcy Once – Should I Do it Again?

September 26, 2018

Bankruptcy is a chance for you to get your finances in order and, if all goes as intended, emerge in a stronger place than you were. But for some people, life doesn’t make it easy. You may find yourself dealing with unexpectedly losing your job, large amounts of medical bills, or even losing a very...  read more


I Believe an Individual’s Will Isn’t Correct – What Can I Do?

September 15, 2018

If a loved one has recently passed away and you believe something about their will isn’t right, the legal action you need to take is call contesting the will. While contesting wills is somewhat common, you can’t simply do so because you think something isn’t right. Your claim has to be based on one of...  read more


I Want to Give My Estate to Charity – How Do I Do That?

August 31, 2018

If you don’t have anyone to leave your estate to or believe strongly in a specific charity, you can leave your estate to that charity. This involves creating a charitable remainder trust or CTR. While a CTR is similar to other trusts in some ways, it does have a few notable differences. For one, it...  read more


What Will I Lose if I File Bankruptcy?

August 15, 2018

Many people put off filing for bankruptcy because they believe they will lose everything they have. They’re concerned that their creditors will be able to seize their home, their vehicles, and even their possessions. However, that’s not always the case. There are different types of bankruptcy, and each bankruptcy situation is different. This means it...  read more


‘Too Little Too Late’: Bankruptcy Booms Among Older Americans

August 7, 2018

For a rapidly growing share of older Americans, traditional ideas about life in retirement are being upended by a dismal reality: bankruptcy.   The signs of potential trouble — vanishing pensions, soaring medical expenses, inadequate savings — have been building for years. Now, new research sheds light on the scope of the problem: The rate...  read more


I Don’t Have Much – Do I Still need to Plan My Estate?

July 17, 2018

Many people never seek out the advice and assistance of an estate planning attorney because they feel like they don’t have enough assets to really need one. They put everything in their will and leave it at that, but this isn’t always the best idea. In fact, even if you don’t think you have a...  read more


Bankruptcy – What Will it do to Your Credit?

July 1, 2018

Sometimes, it may seem like bankruptcy is the only option you have at the moment. However, it’s important to remember that bankruptcy isn’t something that’s done and over with in a matter of months. It’s something that will continue to affect you for years to come. While bankruptcy will stand on your credit report for...  read more


Estate Planning Mistakes

June 29, 2018

Contrary to a common belief, estate plans are not exclusive to the rich and famous; this is simply because most people have at least one thing of value to them such as a car, money, or a house. Many people can benefit from having an estate plan in place; what most people do not know...  read more


Signs That It Is Time to File for Bankruptcy

June 27, 2018

When you are in over your head with credit cards or medical bills are piling up, you may think going bankrupt is your only way out. However, bankruptcy is only meant to be a last-resort option. So when the medical bills, rent, and unpaid mortgage starts bringing auctioneers to your door, it may be time...  read more


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