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May
09
2019
Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez proposed legislation today which would cap credit card interest for banking institutions at 15%. As a Lakewood Bankruptcy Lawyer, I have seen firsthand the damage big banks have levied on consumers struggling to make ends meet because escalation clauses in credit card agreements increase interest being charged to […]
Feb
11
2019
Yes. As a Lakewood Bankruptcy Lawyer, I frequently advise clients that the best way to keep a tax refund is to file your tax return, receive your tax refund, and then spend that refund on household necessities like rent, mortgage payments, car payments, groceries, or even your bankruptcy attorney fee. I’m busier during tax season […]
Jan
15
2019
As a Lakewood Bankruptcy Lawyer, I have seen bankruptcy used as a financial tool to accelerate a household’s financial recovery. Prior to filing for bankruptcy protection, a few helpful tips can help make your case simple and smooth. Stop Automatic Bill Payments for Debts Being Discharged Part of getting your financial house in order depends […]
Nov
27
2018
Nov
19
2018
As a Lakewood bankruptcy and student loan attorney, I’ve seen a dramatic rise in the number of older Americans who call on me for help with their financial situation and discuss using bankruptcy as a tool to help. According to a study from the nonpartisan Bankruptcy Project, the number of older filers has tripled since […]