Resources

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 […]

Read More
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 […]

Read More
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 […]

Read More
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 […]

Read More
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. […]

Read More
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 […]

Read More
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 […]

Read More
4 Important Reasons to Update your Estate Plan Regularly

If you’ve ever wondered why it’s so important to update your estate plan regularly, you aren’t alone. Estate planning attorneys are frequently asked why this particular habit is emphasized so heavily. There are a number of reasons, all of which are enough on their own to warrant making checking in on your estate plan a […]

Read More
IF You Saved Your Home by Filing Bankruptcy, Read this Now

You know how important protecting your home is to you and your loved ones because you already used bankruptcy protection to stop a foreclosure, remove a lien, and/or to catch up with past due payments. You took action and avoided the disastrous result of the “Do Nothing Plan.” This was the first step to ensuring […]

Read More
Hidden Traps with Joint Financial Accounts

Many of us enjoy the convenience of a joint bank account with a spouse, partner or an adult child. Some of us may even have more than one. While they do provide an undeniable solution to certain issues and inconveniences, they can pose a substantial problem when one of the joint owners passes away without […]

Read More