Is It Possible to Discharge Holiday Credit Card Bills in Bankruptcy?

The holidays are a time of indulgence and frivolity, in addition to gift-giving. Many people overspend during the holidays, because they want to buy more gifts for their family and friends. However, with the coronavirus, extra bills and job losses after the holidays, you may be feeling a little overwhelmed. You may think that filing […]

Filing Bankruptcy in the Time of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended a lot of families during the last year. Nearly 350,000 people in the United States have died from COVID-19, and over 20 million people have been infected. The unemployment numbers are staggering as well. If you have reached a point in your financial crisis where you can’t continue to pay […]

How to Begin Expunging Your Criminal Record Before the Holidays

If you have a criminal record, you may want to give yourself the holiday gift of expungement. Having your record expunged doesn’t mean your convictions or arrests vanish, but it does mean that your record is sealed. You can have your record expunged in every state, though the requirements and the process may be a […]

Need to File Bankruptcy Before the Holidays? Here Are Some Quick Tips

Bankruptcy can be the key to getting your finances back on track if you use it correctly. It’s not necessarily going to wipe away all of your debt, and it’s not a free pass to run up a large amount of debt and get away without paying it. However, it can help if used at […]

Contesting a Will

A will is an efficient and legal way to distribute the testator’s assets upon their passing. However, wills can be created improperly for a variety of reasons. Proving that a will is invalid can be difficult and costly, especially if the will has a “no contest” clause. It is vital to seek out legal representation […]

Should I File a Personal Injury Case or Let My Insurance Handle It All?

An accident is a disorienting and disturbing event. It’s common for a client’s thought processes to be cloudy after the accident. Because of this, it is vital that the client is represented by someone with the client’s best interests and not their own. Unfortunately, insurance companies do not meet that criteria. The good news for […]

Should My Spouse and I File Jointly or Only One of Us For Bankruptcy?

Filing for bankruptcy can be as confusing as it is worrisome. When done incorrectly, a couple could lose most of their belongings. However, with a bit of planning, and with the assistance of a skilled lawyer, a couple can clear their debts and maximize the amount of property they retain.   The Mechanics and Results […]

What Responsibilities Do You Have if Ever Presented With a Search Warrant?

If you or a loved one ever finds themselves in the unfortunate circumstance of being served with a search warrant for their home or place of business, it is vital that you understand the steps that you should and should not take. While you do not want to do anything to interfere or make the […]

Should You Consider Bankruptcy if You Fell Behind on Mortgage Payments Due to the Pandemic?

There is no shortage of personal financial crises to go along with the health crisis which is currently sweeping across the globe. The coronavirus pandemic has cost the jobs and incomes of millions of people all across the country. For those here in Georgia who have been hit the hardest by the furloughs and shutdowns, […]

Types of Debt That Are Non-Dischargeable

Debt is part of everyday life. Many people however find themselves in situations where the debt is so overwhelming that they have to file for bankruptcy. According to the constitution, you can always get a fresh start through reorganization as provided in Chapter 13 or liquidation as provided by Chapter 7. In both of these […]