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? […]

Corona Virus and Bankruptcy

By Jeffrey Kelly | March 2, 2020
Corona virus and bankruptcy

Perhaps as you read the headline to this blog post, you might have asked yourself: “How in the world could the corona virus and bankruptcy be connected in any way?” My answer is that our bankruptcy system will be crucial in assisting the citizens of our country in recovering from the economic fallout of the […]

Bankruptcy and Keeping Your Home

By Jeffrey Kelly | January 31, 2020
Keeping Your Home

When a bank is about to take your home through foreclosure, filing bankruptcy is the obvious solution in many cases.  Georgia has a nonjudicial foreclosure system which makes it extremely easy for a bank to take your home in 4 weeks if you don’t do anything to stop them. What Happens During the Foreclosure Process? […]

Can I Marry Someone Who Is About To File Bankruptcy?

By Jeffrey Kelly | January 13, 2020

Marriage can be a super scary proposition……especially when the love of your life is loaded down with debt. I want you to take a deep breath and relax because marrying a person who has tons of debt is not going to make you liable for said debt in any way shape or form. Georgia is […]

Will My Chapter 13 Affect My Spouse?

By Jeffrey Kelly | January 6, 2020
Chapter 13 Affect My Spouse

If you are not joint on any debts, the answer is no.  However, it is important to remember that even though your spouse may not be filing with you on the petition, their income and their individual debts may have an impact on your case. If you have joint debt with your spouse and you […]

11th Circuit Lays Out Rules for Discharge Violations

By Jeffrey Kelly | December 28, 2019
Discharge Violations

What kind of creditor is stupid enough to violate the bankruptcy laws and send collection letters to a debtor after the debt has been clearly discharged in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy? Answer: Nationstar Mortgage. In the case of Arlene Roth, she clearly intended to surrender her house in Chapter 13 bankruptcy case that was filed […]

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