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Do I qualify for bankruptcy?

By Jeffrey Kelly | May 18, 2020
Repayment Plan

Do I qualify for bankruptcy? The short answer is that almost everyone qualifies for some type of bankruptcy relief.  In answering this question, it important to understand the different types of bankruptcy.  What is Chapter 7? Chapter 7 is where you typically eliminate of your debts.  Many people like to refer to Chapter 7 as […]

Will Filing Bankruptcy Ruin Your Credit?

By Jeffrey Kelly | May 11, 2020
bankruptcy and your credit

I get this question a lot from potential clients.  My goal as bankruptcy attorney is to take any expectations about credit and beat them into the ground.  No one should expect to file bankruptcy and then immediately have a great credit score.  I don’t soft pedal bankruptcy and I shoot straight with my clients. I […]

How can an ex sneak up on you and ruin your Chapter 13 bankruptcy case?

By Jeffrey Kelly | May 1, 2020
divorce bankruptcy case

Is there anything worse than some hated ex coming back into your life?  In some bankruptcy cases, it happens.  Do you know that yuck feeling of hearing that voice inside your head say, “Oh no, now I have to deal with _________ again?”  It makes my stomach hurt when I give people the bad news. […]

Bankruptcy in the Time of COVID-19

By Jeffrey Kelly | April 3, 2020
Bankruptcy in Time of COVID-19

During times when we are doing our best to flatten the curve of a novel pandemic, it’s important to practice social distancing. Unfortunately, for many who might be looking at the prospect of filing for bankruptcy, this creates a unique problem. In the state of Georgia, filing for Bankruptcy was something that is only done […]

Assessing the Benefits of Bankruptcy

By Jeffrey Kelly | March 25, 2020
Benefits of Bankruptcy

If you are reading this article, you are likely asking yourself whether declaring bankruptcy is the right way to manage your debts. While making this decision takes research and careful thought, its best to decide sooner rather than later to place yourself in a better position for success. Below is a quick article to help […]

A Word of Warning: How Cheap Divorces can Affect Bankruptcy Later On

By Jeffrey Kelly | March 23, 2020
Cheap Divorces can Affect Bankruptcy

There are some situations where it may feel necessary to get a divorce that is quick, cheap, or both. While the circumstances leading up to these decisions vary depending on the individual, the end result is often the same: a botched job that is impossible to rework. What does a botched divorce look like, exactly? […]

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