Archives: October 2012

The Party I’m Suing Filed Bankruptcy

Most of my posts are written for people who have or who are considering filing for bankruptcy protection. This is because, as an Asheville bankruptcy lawyer, a large portion of my practice involves representing individuals and businesses who file bankruptcy. In other words, I represent a lot of debtors. But,...

What You Should Know About Bankruptcy Document Preparers

No. Don’t do it. You really should get an attorney. That sounds self-serving doesn’t it? Unfortunately, it’s true. Bankruptcy is like most anything else: there are hard cases, easy cases, and in between cases. With some research and time some people with simple cases can file bankruptcy on their own,...

How long will a bankruptcy be on my credit report?

10 years. As an Asheville bankruptcy lawyer, this may be the most common question I’m asked. The answer is simple. The reality is a little more complex. When you receive a bankruptcy discharge each creditor that you owed money to must report the debt differently. Specifically, each of your creditors...