R. Flay Cabiness, II, P.C. Georgia Lawyer Blog

does bankruptcy eliminate all debt

Does bankruptcy eliminate all debt or will friends and family who lent you money be out of luck if you file? Here’s what you need to know. If you’re considering bankruptcy or you’ve recently filed, it’s tempting to repay any money owed to relatives or friends first. This way you won’t need to worry about […]

Can I Get a Mortgage If I Filed for Bankruptcy?

Can I Get a Mortgage If I Filed for Bankruptcy?

Are you concerned about getting a mortgage or taking out another type of loan after filing for bankruptcy? Here’s what you need to know. Filing for bankruptcy resolves a variety of financial issues. Unfortunately, it isn’t all good news, though. Bankruptcy remains on your credit report for many years after you file. It negatively impacts […]

bankruptcy and marriage

Just about everything that happens in your life affects your spouse. Even if there is no direct effect, spouses are indirectly affected by things occurring in their partner’s life. Bankruptcy emotions almost always affect a person’s marriage. The choices you make and the things that happen to you affect your marriage whether you want them […]

Most parents put their child’s well-being ahead of everything else. But despite their best intentions, financial issues can interfere with the ability to provide for a child. When money issues arise, many parents wonder “does bankruptcy cover child support?” One of the first things a parent relying on or providing child support questions when considering […]

How Do You Know When to File for Bankruptcy

How Do You Know When to File for Bankruptcy For most people, filing for bankruptcy is a last resort. It happens when it needs to happen. Unfortunately, this backs people into a corner. The risk of something going wrong when you have no choice about when to file is higher. For some people, this means […]

unemployment and bankruptcy

Unemployment and Bankruptcy Dealing with a job search is bad enough without having to worry about money being tight or debts going unpaid. But unfortunately, financial problems are often a part of unemployment. For many, unemployment causes a financial situation bad enough to lead to bankruptcy. What should you know when it comes to unemployment […]

bankruptcy and death

Death and Bankruptcy Whether you are filing or you know a loved one has recently filed, there are several things you should know about death and bankruptcy. For example, should you worry about what will happen to your family if you die before finishing the bankruptcy process? What if a loved one dies mid-way through […]

bankruptcy and 401k

401k and Bankruptcy A 401k retirement savings plan is one of the primary ways people save for the later years in their life when they won’t be working. It allows you to automatically put money into savings gradually. The deposits are tax-deferred and in most cases, a portion is matched by your employer. It’s easy […]

bankruptcy court

Bankruptcy Court The involvement of the court is one of the most intimidating aspects of filing for bankruptcy. Despite bankruptcy court not being anything like criminal court, knowing court officials are involved strikes fear in many people who file. What should you know about bankruptcy court and what can you do if you’re feeling anxious […]

Bankruptcy Secrets

Bankruptcy Secrets Bankruptcy shouldn’t be your financial goal, but you also shouldn’t consider it your worst-case scenario. It’s a helpful tool that makes it possible to get back on track after you’ve hit a financial bump in the road. Knowing a few bankruptcy secrets helps you decide whether filing is right for you. As more […]

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