Monthly Archives: January 2013

A Chapter 13 Client Received His Discharge in Bankruptcy Last Week

One of our Chapter 13 Clients received his discharge in Bankruptcy last week.  When he first met with us, he was several months behind on his mortgage.  His wife had died unexpectedly, he had allowed his bills to pile up.  … Continue reading

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Will Bankruptcy Help Me Get Out of My Lease?

One of the good things about Bankruptcy is that it allows you to cancel leases.  Maybe you have found yourself locked into a long term lease of an apartment, a home, an office or some other property that you can no … Continue reading

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You really need to buy Uninsured Motorist and Underinsured Motorist Insurance

There are many drivers who do not carry liability insurance, and if you get hit by one of them, your automobile liabilty insurance will not pay for damages caused by the other person’s negligence unless you have uninsured motorist coverage.  You still … Continue reading

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Divorce

Nobody likes divorce.  Unless you are able to salvage your marriage, the best we can do in a divorce is to protect your rights.  If you are a stay at home mother, we will see that you receive your fair … Continue reading

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Plan Ahead

If you expect to leave any money or property to your children or loved ones, it is essential that you prepare and plan how you want your property, which is also known as your estate, to be divided.  Some people … Continue reading

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What is hearsay?

You may have heard the word “hearsay” used in connection with the law.  Hearsay is an out of court statement which is used to prove the truth of the matter being asserted.  For example, if I tell you what someone … Continue reading

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My Charges have been Filed Direct. What does that mean?

When a person is first arrested on criminal charges, his or her case is usually assigned to the District Court.  The District Courts have the authority (jurisdiction) to decide misdemeanor cases and to conduct preliminary hearings on felony cases. However, … Continue reading

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We are personal injury lawyers.

I have successfully  represented clients in personal injury cases for over 25 years.  As a solo practitioner, I can give you personal service you are not likely to find at a high volume personal injury firm that advertises on television.  … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Chapter 7 is known as a liquidation.  That’s not as bad as it sounds.  Most people who file Chapter 7 do not have to give up any property.  You do, however, have to disclose all of your assets and all … Continue reading

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How can you represent a criminal defendant when you know he’s guilty?

Sometimes people ask me how can you defend someone when you know he’s guilty?  That’s cerrtainly a fair question.  Our Founding Fathers believed that everyone was entitled to an attorney to defend him or her against criminal charges.  They provided … Continue reading

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