Bankruptcy: What does it accomplish?

Bankruptcy: What does it accomplish?

For debtors, bankruptcy is a powerful means to wipe away a growing slate of debts and begin a fresh financial life. For creditors, the process offers an opportunity to recoup some or all of the balance of bankrupt debtors’ credit facilities. While it sounds like...
Financial Implications of a Criminal Charge

Financial Implications of a Criminal Charge

Being charged with a crime is only the first step of a lengthy, emotionally painful process. In addition to its obvious ramifications for your personal freedom, your criminal charge could end up creating a litany of unanticipated financial headaches. If you’re...
Juvenile Charges: Steps to Take

Juvenile Charges: Steps to Take

Every year, hundreds of thousands of American juveniles are charged with a crime. While many of these transgressions are relatively minor, other juvenile charges can carry harsh penalties. To make matters worse, even a small brush with the law can affect a...
Criminal Charges: What not to do!

Criminal Charges: What not to do!

You’re probably aware of your famous “right to remain silent” during an arrest and detention, but you might not be familiar with many of the other rights that the U.S. justice system affords to individuals who have been detained or charged with a...
Moving Time: Handling the Marital Home

Moving Time: Handling the Marital Home

Unless you own a business or have substantial invested assets, your marital home is liable to be your biggest asset. This can lead to contentious arguments during the divorce process and threaten your ability to begin a new chapter in your life. When it comes time to...