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Dealing with Bank Account Freezes and Seizures

4 Helpful Tips: Tip #1: Where only one of two account holders owes a judgment debt, consider splitting the joint account into two accounts and keeping all of the non-debtor’s funds in the account that is solely in the non-debtor’s name. Paying expenses first from the account that is in the judgment debtor’s name will […]

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Top 5 Benefits of Filing Bankruptcy

We know that filing bankruptcy is a difficult decision. It's not the answer for everyone, but for those who qualify, bankruptcy is truly a way out of financial trouble. If you are on the fence about whether or not you should file for bankruptcy, start by considering the benefits of filing. Top 5 Benefits of […]

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What’s the Difference Between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

One of the first things debtors’ attorneys must consider is what type of bankruptcy is available to provide the most protection for their clients’ property. Most debtors have little, if any, experience with bankruptcy and don’t know the options. They usually just want to take care of their financial stress in the most effective way […]

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How to Improve Your Credit Score Post-Bankruptcy

Improving a low credit score to rebuild credit after bankruptcy is tough, but it is possible. It takes patience, a solid plan and follow through to succeed, but many bankruptcy filers successfully lift their credit score post-bankruptcy. After filing for bankruptcy, the first step towards improving credit is to prove credit-worthiness.  Improving Your Credit Score […]

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Building Your Financial Future After Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy gave you a fresh financial start, and now it’s time to build your financial future by working with an experienced estate planning attorney to protect your newfound financial health. Don’t procrastinate your estate planning or dismiss it as a task associated with the rich and famous. Estate planning is the most effective tool you […]

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Legal Rights During and After Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is a choice that may help if you are facing serious financial problems. You may be able to cancel your debts, stop collection calls, and get a fresh financial start. Bankruptcy can help with some financial problems but does not guarantee you will avoid financial problems in the future. If you choose bankruptcy, you […]

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How Much does a Bankruptcy Cost and How do I pay the Attorney?

Your initial appointment is offered for no fee. To make the most of the limited time available (generally around a half-hour), there will be little, if any, discussion of fees during your appointment. The information contained here is an effort to familiarize you with the basic fee structure of . In many cases, it is […]

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5 Important Reasons Parents of Minors Should Have an Estate Plan

Parents with minor children often put off estate planning. Who has time to worry about death and taxes when all spare moments are consumed with changing diapers, helping with homework, and being a soccer mom or dad? Disability, Death, and Taxes are not on the top of the bucket list for parents of young kids. […]

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Don’t Believe These 3 Estate Planning Myths!

The general idea of estate planning is fairly straightforward: it is the legal process of planning for your future and your family and loved ones after you are gone. Yet many people are not quite sure what planning for the future involves. Take a look at some of the most common myths about estate planning […]

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What is an Advance Health Care Directive?

You have the right to make decisions about your own health care. An Advance Health Care Directive is a legal document that outlines your wishes about your own health care and lets you name someone else to make those decisions when you cannot. While an advanced directive will vary from person to person and situation […]

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