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Paying for the Costs and Fees of Bankruptcy

People contemplating filing for bankruptcy typically want to know two things: “How can I possibly afford to pay to file a case?” and “How much does bankruptcy cost?” This post discusses the the affordability of bankruptcy. To learn more about the specific costs of filing a bankruptcy case, click here. Understandably, the combined legal fees

Fighting Debt Collectors: Lawsuit Highlights Importance of Having a Lawyer on Your Side

Fighting collection lawsuits on your can be risky. In July 2014 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) filed a lawsuit highlighting the critical need for consumers to have an attorney on their side fighting for their rights when sued by a debt collector. The suit was filed against a large Atlanta-based high volume debt collection