Category Archives for "Blog"

Aug 30

Can I Take Out Debt Before Filing Bankruptcy?

FAQ , General Bankruptcy

I attend a lot of seminars and educational programs dealing with bankruptcy and related issues.  Usually the information is valuable to my practice and to my clients, but I recently attended a seminar where an attorney stated to the audience that we should never advise our clients to incur debts while we are planning on […]

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Aug 12

Gun Trust for Asset Protection

Blog , General Bankruptcy

Asset protection is not just about protecting your home, family heirlooms, and personal wealth.  You may want to consider whether a gun trust would be helpful for protecting your firearms.  Gun trusts are generally used for holding NFA firearms:  Short barrel rifles, short barrel shotguns and suppressors. A gun trust can make it easier to […]

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Jul 29

Debt and Shame

Blog , General Bankruptcy

Men are from Mars. Women are from Venus. But both men and women generally feel bad about carrying debt and not being able to pay it.  Most of us are brought up to pay our debts.  Our religious or moral code may reinforce this.  Above all, people feel embarrassed if anyone knows that their debts […]

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May 16

Who Gets the House?

Divorce & Bankruptcy , FAQ

The answer usually depends upon the intent and goals of the couple.  If one spouse wishes to remain in the house, that spouse will have to have the financial capabilities to do so. Refinance or sale is always an option, but it is not always possible to do so.  Typically, a divorce order might order […]

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May 16

What’s Your Number?

Blog , Credit & Credit Scores

Excellent Credit Score

Many of my clients worry more about their credit scores than they need to. Credit scores can be important, however, and necessary if you want to borrow money to purchase a home or vehicle. There are even dating websites now for people who require a good credit score for their match. For example:  http://creditscoredating.com/ or […]

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