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8/07/2023 - Are you considering filing for bankruptcy but worried about protecting your assets? You are not alone. Filing for bankruptcy is a difficult decision, and the potential loss of your hard-earned assets can add to the stress. Fortunately, the U.S. bankruptcy law provides ways to protect certain assets. When considering bankruptcy, it is important to understand the various bankruptcy exemptions and which assets you can protect.
9/17/2021 - In the years following a divorce, changes in circumstances can result in the need to modify the previous child support award amount. Life changes ...Continue reading
1/28/2021 - Let’s be honest for a moment: Bankruptcy is not a word that anyone wants to bring up in any form of conversation. The thought of it alone makes yo...Continue reading
7/15/2019 - The decision to adopt is a life-changing decision that should not be taken lightly. Families have to consider many factors to make a well-thought-out decision. For some, the decision to adopt is one they embrace and makes their lives complete, but for others, it may not be the right fit.
6/05/2019 - Grandparents are a significant and special part of their grandchildren’s lives, providing love, support, and sometimes fulfilling parental needs and duties. When divorce occurs, many grandparents worry that their ability to see their grandchildren will be compromised. Mississippi courts recognize the importance of the relationship between grandparents and their grandchildren, and have laws in place to preserve those visitation rights if upholding and continuing that relationship is in the children’s best interest.
4/18/2019 - The short answer to this question: as long as the bankruptcy court hasn’t barred you from filing again, no limit exists on the number of times you can file for bankruptcy, nor is there a limit on the time frame between filings. It’s important to remember, however, that if there is not sufficient time between filings, you may not be eligible for “discharge.”
4/18/2019 - The number of car accidents increases every year. In the US alone there were nearly 4.5 million accidents in 2017 that resulted in “serious injuries,” (injuries requiring medical consultation).
4/08/2019 - Many people who experience financial hardship and have to file for bankruptcy worry if they will ever be able to rebuild their credit score. The answer is a definite yes – you can begin to restore your credit from day 1 after filing for bankruptcy, it just takes time and consistent positive financial behavior. Even though your bankruptcy will remain on your credit reports for 10 years, you can reduce the impact over time by establishing a more positive post-bankruptcy picture on your report.
4/04/2019 - Auto accidents happen in the blink of an eye. They are sudden, scary, and stressful, and many times the involved parties aren't sure what to do. Drivers need to be prepared and know what things need to be done after an accident occurs, as well as remember that they have rights that need to be enforced in order to minimize the physical, emotional, and financial hardship that auto accidents can cause.
3/28/2019 - About 135,000 children are adopted in the United States every year. Deciding to adopt a child is exciting, emotional, and overwhelming for prospective parents. Once you decide to adopt, you must make many decisions and go through many legal processes that you may feel unsure about. Read on for helpful tips that will guide you through the adoption process and know when an adoption attorney may be needed.
2/27/2019 - Dividing a couple’s property during divorce proceedings can be difficult and confusing. Even in the most amenable situations, there are many items that need to be listed then divided: houses, rental property, stock options, retirement and pension plan, and more. If your divorce is contentious, it can be even more difficult.
1/31/2019 - When you fall behind on your car payments, your car could be repossessed. It is a growing problem in the United States and many are forced into bankruptcy.
12/12/2018 - The financial issues surrounding the severity of needing to file for bankruptcy are extremely anxiety-provoking and stressful for all parties involved. However, with the assistance of a professional and the cooperation of the corresponding parties, the process can be moved through accurately and efficiently leaving all parties with the best possible outcome.
10/22/2018 - If you have moved to Mississippi and your ex-spouse and children will remain in the state in which the custody agreement was finalized, the desire to change the custody agreement raises many questions.
3/12/2018 - If you were injured in a car accident in Mississippi and the other driver was at fault, their insurance should cover all of your damages and injuries.
2/16/2018 - If you’ve been in a car accident, it’s important that you are checked out by a trained medical professional as soon as possible.
11/25/2017 - According to a recent study, Mississippi is in the top five to file personal bankruptcy. This is due to people living beyond their means and building up credit card debt to cover the difference. It is also due to student loan debt.