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Strategic default is not enough!

A hot topic in the news is the increasing use of strategic default to avoid Mortgage debts. More and more people who cannot make their mortgage payments are simply walking away from their properties and not paying their mortgages. What the

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Why You Should Always Have an Attorney File Your Papers

Legal writing is a highly refined skill, taught extensively at law schools.  If you need something filed in court you should always have an attorney write it and file it for you.  Legal writing is so demanding that even lawyers

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How Bankruptcy works with Foreclosure

A client I will call Paul called in today, and he was confused by a part of his bankruptcy that confuses a lot of our clients. Paul filed Chapter 7 Bankruptcy with the intent to surrender a piece of real

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A man who acts as his own attorney has a fool for a client

In Judge Cox’s Bankruptcy court room this morning I saw a bankruptcy case dismissed for missing one of the hurdles bankruptcy presents to the inexperienced. Judge Cox rightly informed the debtor his only option was to file again. No refund

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