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

student loan forgiveness

If you’re like most college graduates, you’re probably wondering how the new student loan forgiveness program will work and what you need to do to qualify. Here’s what you need to know about the 2022 Student Loan Forgiveness Program. How do you qualify for forgiveness and what do you need to do? Check Your Eligibility […]

what is a chapter 13 bankruptcy trustee

What is a Chapter 13 bankruptcy trustee? The Chapter 13 Trustee is an important part of every bankruptcy case. Most people are intimidated by the thought of a trustee overseeing their bankruptcy case. There’s no need to be. Trustees aren’t there to attack you either, nor do they treat you unfairly. They are doing their […]

economic turmoil

If you’re facing financial struggles and considering bankruptcy, you aren’t alone. Bankruptcy filings have increased a great deal since the economic turmoil of 2020 began. Experts expect this trend to continue for the foreseeable future. The debt load is a combination of many factors. Some people have huge amounts of medical debt, in some cases […]

how do you know when to file for bankruptcy?

Everyone’s financial situation is different. So how do you know when to file for bankruptcy? The best thing you can do is speak to a bankruptcy attorney. Only a bankruptcy attorney can evaluate the big picture and help you determine whether you should file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. That said, some common […]

pro se bankruptcy

What does it mean to file bankruptcy “pro se”? Pro se, which is short for the Latin phrase propria persona means “for one’s own self” or “on one’s own behalf.” A pro se case means an individual is without attorney representation. The US legal system allows anyone to represent themselves. However, just because it’s an […]

how to protect assets from bankruptcy

One of the biggest concerns people have is how to protect assets from bankruptcy when filing. Bankruptcy offers several benefits to those who opt to file, but these benefits are in exchange for turning control of assets over to the bankruptcy court and the trustee appointed to the case. The trustee has the power to […]

How to Fix Mistakes on My Credit Report

fix mistakes on my credit report

How important is it to fix mistakes on my credit report? Past due accounts and other financial mistakes that appear on your credit report negatively impact your score. The lower your score the less likely companies are to extend you credit and grant access to leases, loans, and other financial tools. It’s important to do […]

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 […]

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