Blog Topics

This a list of all blog topics, in order of publication date.

  1. The sheriff just served me with a lawsuit. What happens next?
  2. Bankruptcy and Student Loans
  3. Should I sign up for a debt settlement program?
  4. Do you have an emergency savings account? If not, consider bankruptcy.
  5. Am I required to pay income tax on the debts I discharge in bankruptcy if I receive a 1099-C?
  6. Can I discharge income tax debts in bankruptcy?
  7. I had great credit, and never thought I would consider filing for bankruptcy. What happens at an initial consultation?
  8. Bankruptcy or Divorce: Which comes first?
  9. Do I need to file a bankruptcy case?
  10. I got sued for a credit card. Can the creditor seize money from my bank account?
  11. If I file for bankruptcy, is my tax refund protected?
  12. Even insured face crushing medical debt.
  13. I am above median income. Can I still file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy relief?
  14. What is bankruptcy relief? The bankruptcy bargain explained.
  15. A creditor got a judgment against me. What property can I protect from seizure?
  16. After a debt is “charged-off,” will my credit score improve?
  17. I want to buy a house. Can bankruptcy help?
  18. My family member co-signed for a private student loan. Can bankruptcy help?
  19. Collection lawsuit? Consider bankruptcy.
  20. The bankruptcy bargain: honesty in exchange for a second chance.
  21. Should I cash out my retirement accounts?
  22. Why do consumers file for bankruptcy?
  23. I’m getting collection calls but can’t pay. What should I do?
  24. I want to improve my credit score. Should I settle my old debts?
  25. Is my personal property protected from seizure in Chapter 7?
  26. Protecting assets and upward mobility.
  27. Wage garnishment bill would cripple North Carolina families.
  28. Put your family first when deciding which bills to pay.
  29. I’m being harassed by a debt collector. What can I do?
  30. Should I settle my debts or file for bankruptcy help?
  31. Protecting assets with a bankruptcy filing.
  32. Resolve to get out of debt in 2015.
  33. I got served with a lawsuit for my credit card. What happens next?
  34. High-priced loan costs increase even more in North Carolina.
  35. Bankruptcy for the small business owner
  36. The first step to financial recovery.
  37. Debt collectors keep calling. What should I do?
  38. Make the most out of your bankruptcy discharge.
  39. I’ve got an expensive car loan. Can bankruptcy help?
  40. Judgments in Bankruptcy
  41. Establish a plan before taking action yourself.
  42. Will my bankruptcy filing affect my spouse’s credit?
  43. Student loan repayment options expanded
  44. I’ve worked hard to leave something behind for my children. Can bankruptcy help?
  45. Bankruptcy Exemptions: What property can I keep?
  46. My student loan is in default. What are my options?
  47. Consider your bankruptcy options before spending retirement money.
  48. Pre-Bankruptcy Alternatives? Choosing Who to Pay
  49. Who files for bankruptcy protection?
  50. Protecting Home Equity in Bankruptcy
  51. The Asheville Bankruptcy Bargain
  52. Student Loans Lawyer: Restructuring Debt Outside of Bankrutpcy
  53. Collections Lawsuit: The sheriff just served me a summons. What should I do?
  54. Can I sell property before filing for bankruptcy?
  55. Bankruptcy: Do I qualify for chapter 7 relief?
  56. Student Loan Debt: Consider Alternatives to Bankruptcy
  57. My home equity loan has a balloon note coming due soon. Can bankruptcy help?
  58. How do I stop collection calls?
  59. If I file for bankruptcy, is my 2013 tax refund protected?
  60. Bankruptcy: Resolve to Get Out of Debt in 2014
  61. Holiday Bankruptcy Planning?!
  62. Should I file a bankruptcy case?
  63. Divorce and Bankruptcy
  64. What should I look for in a bankruptcy lawyer?
  65. Will filing a Chapter 7 case affect my future income?
  66. Common myths about bankruptcy can cause financial paralysis
  67. What happens at an initial bankruptcy consultation?
  68. Can bankruptcy help with tax debts?
  69. How do I value my property in bankruptcy?
  70. Is my home protected if I file for bankruptcy?
  71. How do I pay my bankruptcy attorney fee?
  72. I was just served with a collections lawsuit by the Sheriff, what happens next?
  73. Should I file a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy?
  74. If I File A Bankruptcy Case, Will It Destroy My Credit Score?
  75. Paying Back a Family Member? Read This First
  76. In North Carolina, your retirement accounts are safe from creditors
  77. How Do I Repair My Credit Score After Bankruptcy?
  78. I need my car. Can I keep it if I file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy?
  79. What documents do I need in order to file a bankruptcy case?
  80. Protecting Property Without Bankruptcy
  81. Creditors Keep Calling. Should I Answer?
  82. The Bankruptcy Bargain
  83. Difficult Parts of a Bankruptcy Case
  84. Facing Foreclosure? Talk to an Attorney
  85. Choosing a Bankruptcy Attorney
  86. Debt Settlement v. Bankruptcy Update
  87. Treat Bankruptcy Like a Business Decision
  88. I have fallen behind on my mortgage. What happens now?
  89. Credit After Bankruptcy
  90. Bankruptcy Alternatives: Debt settlement vs. bankruptcy
  91. A collector is threatening to sue me. Am I judgment proof?
  92. Bankruptcy Exemption Planning (During Tax Season)
  93. Can I Keep My Home and File a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case?
  94. Can I pay back a relative, and then file a bankruptcy case?
  95. Bankruptcy Myths
  96. How do I stop a monthly automatic draft from my checking account to a bill collector?
  97. Bankruptcy and Your 2012 Tax Refund
  98. I love our family doctor. If I file a bankruptcy case, am I allowed to pay him back?
  99. Why did the interest rate on my credit card jump higher?
  100. Is my 2012 tax refund protected if I file a bankruptcy case?
  101. Bankruptcy and Debt Information: Where do I go to get started?
  102. 3 Bankruptcy Keys To Success
  103. Collections Lawsuit. Is my property going to be seized?
  104. How to Build Credit After Bankrutpcy
  105. Student Loan Debt: Should I explore my bankruptcy options?
  106. Bankruptcy Alternative? Strike Debt Takes Aim To Stop Debt Collectors
  107. Can I File A Bankruptcy Case Without My Spouse?
  108. Asset Protection In Bankruptcy
  109. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy near Asheville: What options do I have for my car?
  110. I have a good job, but can’t ever seem to catch up. Can a Chapter 13 case help with cash flow?
  111. Asheville Bankruptcy Exemptions: What property is protected in Western North Carolina?
  112. Bankruptcy, Step 1: Accept Help, Forgive Yourself
  113. I own real estate and am behind on payments. What are my bankruptcy options?
  114. Getting married or divorced? Bankruptcy can deliver the fresh start you need.
  115. A collection company keeps calling. Should I explain my situation to them?
  116. Bankruptcy in Western North Carolina: Where Do I File?
  117. Bankruptcy Lawyers Near Asheville: How Do I Choose?
  118. Protect Your Retirement Account
  119. Bankruptcy Exemptions In Western North Carolina
  120. 500 New Jobs in Cherokee! Consider Bankruptcy Options After You Accept a Position
  121. Why Did My Adjustable Rate Mortgage Payment Increase?
  122. Bankruptcy Discharge: What are the tax consequences?
  123. Bankruptcy: A Tool For the Middle Class
  124. Bankruptcy Discharge: What types of debt can I eliminate in a Chapter 7 Case?
  125. I filed a bankruptcy case. How do I go about improving my financial condition afterward?
  126. Bankruptcy or Debt Settlement Program?
  127. I have to eat. I have to pay utilities. I need bankruptcy relief. Will recent credit card charges prevent me from filing a Chapter 7 case?
  128. Student Loan Debt: What is the difference between a forbearance and deferment?
  129. Recession Effectively Wipes Out Safety Net For Many Families
  130. Why does it cost money for a bankruptcy filing?
  131. Debt Collector Harrassment? A Bankruptcy Case Stops the Abuse
  132. Bankruptcy Means Test: What Type of Relief do I Qualify For?
  133. Filed Your Tax Return? Refunds Can Pay Costs Of Bankruptcy
  134. New Job? Now may be the time to consider a bankruptcy filing
  135. How Do I Stop Collection Calls?
  136. Can I Keep My Car in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
  137. Banks Forge Documents to Foreclose
  138. How Do I Use My Exemptions in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case?
  139. What are my alternatives to bankruptcy?
  140. Bank (credit card companies) Earnings Reach 5 Year Highs During Financial Crisis
  141. Banks Spent Hundreds of Millions on Lobbying During 2011
  142. I am engaged, and have some debts from my past. Will filing a bankruptcy case effect my spouse’s credit?
  143. Must Hospital Charges Be Reasonable?
  144. Who Will Find Out If I File A Bankruptcy Case?
  145. If a storm is brewing…
  146. New Student Loan Programs which can help, when bankruptcy can’t
  147. The Permanent Foreclosure Crisis
  148. Will a Chapter 13 lower my monthly payments?
  149. Bankruptcy is a business decision
  150. What property can I keep in Chapter 7?
  151. Should I file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
  152. How Do I Pay My Bankruptcy Attorney Fee?
  153. Small Business Owner? Bankruptcy Can Help
  154. Want to Avoid Bankruptcy? Be Wary of Debt Settlement “Law Firms”
  155. I was served with a collections lawsuit. What can I do?
  156. How Do I Pay My Chapter 7 Attorney Fees? Get Out of Debt This New Year
  157. The bank keeps delaying my short sale. What can I do?
  158. How Much Do I Pay in Chapter 13?
  159. How can I lower the fee for my bankruptcy attorney?
  160. What are Motions for Relief from Stay?
  161. Are My Friends and Neighbors Getting Bankruptcy Relief?
  162. Can I remove a judgment lien in bankruptcy?
  163. If I file, may I keep my tax refund?
  164. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: What property do I have a right to keep?
  165. Finally Found Work? Consider A Filing
  166. Financial Trouble Prevalent in WNC
  167. May I Keep My Car and House in Chapter 7?
  168. Welcome Judge Beyer
  169. Can A Creditor Garnish My Wages in North Carolina?
  170. A Debt Collector Keeps Calling. What Should I Do?
  171. Medical Debt & Credit Cards: Simple Debts to Eliminate
  172. Banks Quietly Charge More
  173. Chapter 13 as an Alternative to Chapter 7
  174. What is a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
  175. Why do I represent clients near Asheville as a bankruptcy attorney?
  176. Need More Time? Ask Your Bankruptcy Attorney About Chapter 13 Options
  177. Why Should You Talk To an Asheville Bankruptcy Lawyer? Your Creditors Have Already Hired Attorneys
  178. Being Harassed By a Collector? You Should Know This
  179. What Happens If I Walk Away From My Mortgage?
  180. Are You Part of the 99 percent? Talk to a Bankruptcy (Asset Protection) Attorney
  181. Finished Your Bankruptcy Case? Now The Hard Work Begins
  182. Need Bankruptcy Attorney Help? Unemployment Rate Rises in Asheville
  183. Can I Afford To Keep My House?
  184. Your Finances and Your Health
  185. Mistakes Before Bankruptcy
  186. Should I Stop Paying My Credit Card Bill?
  187. Saving Home Through Bankruptcy
  188. Bankruptcy & Medical Expenses
  189. How Can I Reduce My Car Payment?
  190. Advantages of Chapter 13
  191. Will I Ever Get Credit Again If I File For Bankruptcy?
  192. Student Loan Debt? Consider Your Chapter 13 Options.
  193. Asheville Bankruptcy Lawyer, Debt Consolidation, or 401(k) Loan?
  194. When Debt Collectors Call, How Should I Respond?
  195. Foreclosure and Chapter 13: Should I Keep My House If I am Upside Down?
  196. Hiring An Asheville Bankruptcy Attorney. What Questions Should I Ask?
  197. Retirement Planning – Step #1: File For Bankruptcy
  198. I am over the median income for NC. Can I still qualify for Chapter 7 relief?
  199. What Happens to My House and Car in Chapter 7?
  200. How Do I Fix My Credit Report?
  201. Financial Difficulty? Start a File.
  202. Should I borrow money from a family member to pay bills?
  203. Bankruptcy and Foreclosure
  204. What Documents Do I Need To File A Chapter 7 Case?
  205. Bankruptcy Benefits Clients Do Not Think About
  206. Can I Convert My Chapter 13 Case to a Chapter 7?
  207. What is the Bankruptcy Bargain?
  208. Can Bankruptcy Help With Medical Debts?
  209. How Do I Protect My Income Tax Refund?
  210. Protecting Your Possessions In Chapter 7
  211. Lawsuit. What Happens Next?
  212. What Can I Expect At an Initial Consultation?
  213. What Options Do I Have Outside of Bankruptcy?
  214. Qualifying for Chapter 7: Do Credit Card Payments Count?
  215. Can I File A Chapter 7 Without My Spouse?
  216. Can I Stop a Foreclosure Through Bankruptcy?
  217. Great Financial Resource For WNC/Asheville
  218. How Can I Stop A Wage Garnishment?
  219. Using Equity Lines To Pay Credit Cards
  220. Bankruptcy: The Healthy Choice?
  221. Should I Take Out a 401k Loan?
  222. Bankruptcy or Mortgage Modification: Which comes first?
  223. What Questions Will The Bankruptcy Trustee Ask Me?
  224. Do I Qualify For Chapter 7 Relief? The Means Test
  225. What Happens to My Credit Score After Bankruptcy?
  226. What is a Bankruptcy Preference?
  227. Why Did I Get This 1099-C in the Mail?
  228. Still Feel Guilty About Not Paying The Banks Back?
  229. Can I Get Help But Keep My Inherited Property?
  230. What Types of Property Can I Keep In Chapter 7?
  231. Chapter 7, Debt Consolidation, or….Nothing?
  232. Stopping Wage Garnishments
  233. How Long Does Chapter 7 Take?
  234. What Happens to Me After Bankruptcy?
  235. Can a Bankruptcy Filing Help with Judgments?
  236. Home Prices 2011
  237. Financial Difficulty? Start a File.
  238. Can I file for bankruptcy without my spouse?
  239. Get Financially Fit This New Year
  240. My Resolution: Make It Easier to File
  241. Can I Reduce My Mortgage Payments After My Modification Has Been Denied?
  242. Rebuild Your Credit After Bankruptcy
  243. Can I Stop A Foreclosure Through Bankruptcy?
  244. How Do I Know When To Call For Help?
  245. How difficult is it to file for bankruptcy relief?
  246. Mistake #4: Forgetting Your Tax Refund
  247. Bankruptcy Mistake #3: Transferring Assets
  248. Don’t Let Guilt Paralyze You
  249. Success Rates For Getting Out of Debt
  250. Its OK to Laugh
  251. Chapter 7 or Mortgage Modification: Where Do I Start?
  252. Mistake #2: Cashing Out Retirement Accounts
  253. Bankruptcy Mistakes to Avoid
  254. Foreclosure During Loan Modification
  255. Do I Qualify for Chapter 7?
  256. What Happens to My House and Car in a Chapter 7?
  257. Bankruptcy: Strategic Default
  258. Bankruptcy: Stop Creditor Calls
  259. From Bankruptcy to the World Series
  260. Great Financial Health Resource
  261. Bankruptcy: Which Creditors Are Calling Me?
  262. Bankruptcy: How much debt is too much?
  263. What Happens If I Do Not File For Bankruptcy?
  264. What To Do When Considering Bankruptcy
  265. Free, Good Bankruptcy Sites
  266. Bankruptcy Exemptions: What Property Can I Keep?
  267. Can I restore my credit after I file for Bankruptcy?
  268. Can I Save Money After My Bankruptcy?
  269. Can I File Bankruptcy Without An Attorney?
  270. What are the steps in filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition?
  271. How Do You Know When To File Bankruptcy?
  272. Payday Loans = Debt Trap?
  273. How Can I Pay For My Bankruptcy Attorney?
  274. Strategies to avoid bankruptcy
  275. Can Filing Bankruptcy Save My Home?
  276. Do successful people file bankruptcy?
  277. What Property Can I Keep in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
  278. Best Thing Bankruptcy Wipes Away? Not Your Debts, but Your Worries
  279. Which type of bankruptcy should I file? Chapter 7 vs. Chapter 13
  280. Bankruptcy is a beginning, not an end