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Top 3 Wrong Bankruptcy “Facts” People Shouldn’t Believe

November 29, 2018

Filing for bankruptcy is a complex legal process that will affect everyone a little differently. Because of this, there are a number of myths and misinformation out there that you may have heard and believed. Before you start the bankruptcy process, you’re going to want to talk to a legal expert to get an idea...  read more


Leaving Your Estate to Charity

November 15, 2018

If you’d like to leave your estate to charity, you may have a number of different questions about how that’s done. It’s not quite as simple as leaving your estate to your heirs, and there are different options for you to consider. Fortunately, with the help of the right legal expert, charitable giving is actually...  read more


Estate Planning and Your Pets

October 31, 2018

If you have a faithful pet you’ve lived with for years and who may outlive you, you may want to set aside some of your estate to provide care for them. Of course, pets can’t legally own property, so you can’t leave your home or any money to them. What you can do, however, is...  read more


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


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