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Why Do You Need a Bankruptcy Lawyer?

Memphis Bankruptcy

The bankruptcy process is supposed to provide you with a fresh financial start, you can break free of the debt that is ruining your life. In order to be successful in bankruptcy, you cannot afford any mistakes. You should hire an experienced bankruptcy lawyer to help you through the legal process. You have several options available to you in…

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How Long Does a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case Take?

Memphis Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney

You are filing a Chapter 7 case with the hopes of getting a fresh financial start. While there may be some stress involved with the bankruptcy process, you are also anticipating a life without the debt that has suffocated you. One of the first questions that clients ask us is when they can anticipate being done with their case….

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Will You Lose Your House in a Bankruptcy Case?

Memphis Bankruptcy Case

One of the common reasons that people give us for not wanting to file for bankruptcy is that they are afraid that they will lose their homes. The answer to that question depends on what type of bankruptcy they are filing and how much equity they have in their home. It is possible to lose a home in bankruptcy,…

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Determining Your Bankruptcy Eligibility

Memphis Bankruptcy Eligibility Attorney

The main type of bankruptcy for which you would need to determine eligibility is Chapter 7. In this bankruptcy, you can get discharged from many of your debts. However, there are very strict limits on those who may qualify for this type of relief. If you do not qualify for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you must use Chapter 13 for…

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Do You Need to Hire a Lawyer for a Bankruptcy Case?

Memphis Tn Bankruptcy Attorney

While there is no legal requirement to hire a lawyer for a bankruptcy case, it is certainly in your best interests. The bankruptcy process comes at a difficult time in your life. There are a number of mistakes that you could make on your own that could complicate things for you. Many decisions are made before you even file…

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Brief Comparison of Chapter 7 vs. Chapter 13

Memphis Bankruptcy Lawyer

When you start looking into bankruptcy, the amount of information you find can be overwhelming. Between new terminology related to exemptions and discharges and the various types of bankruptcy, it’s easy to get lost down the rabbit hole. The most common forms of consumer bankruptcy are Chapter 7 bankruptcy and Chapter 13. In the material below, we briefly discuss…

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Bankruptcy Can Help With Overwhelming Credit Card Balances

Memphis Tn. Bankruptcy Lawyer

Credit card debt can get out of control quickly. Perhaps you used a credit card to cover unexpected medical bills or recently lost your job and can’t keep up with your bills. Regardless of the reason you are in credit card debt, high interest rates and aggressive collection tactics can make this type of debt difficult to deal with….

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Are You Still Struggling With Pandemic Debt?

Memphis TN Bankruptcy Attorney

The pandemic took many people for a serious financial loop. Between people losing jobs and not being able to work because of their health, many are still stuck with a large overhang of debt. The good news is that bankruptcy laws may be able to help you get a fresh start. The bankruptcy that many people are familiar with…

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What Debts Can You Discharge in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

Memphis Tennessee Bankruptcy Attorney

Many people think that bankruptcy is a magical solution to all their debt issues. However, while bankruptcy can help significantly improve your financial situation, it is not a magic wand that can immediately wipe out every single debt you have. This does not mean that bankruptcy is not beneficial – it certainly is for many people. You should always…

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Holiday Debt and Bankruptcy

Holiday debt

If you are already having trouble paying your bills, you might be planning to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the near future. With the holidays right around the corner, you might think it is a good solution to max out your credit cards on holiday spending since you are going to include those balances in your bankruptcy filing….

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