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Author: Daniel Herrin

As a bankruptcy lawyer I deal with people whose financial situations have sometimes gotten drastically out of control. It's seldom one terrible decision that bankrupts someone, though. More frequently, it's a gradual decline that takes place due to a lack of proper management of your finances. This is actually good news, because it means that recovering your finances, (or developing them to begin with) can be done by simply implementing some good practices and using freely available tools. The following...

Going through bankruptcy can be a trying experience.  It can be overwhelming and it’s not always clear what to do, or who you should turn to.  In another post we discuss bankruptcy mills and why they should be avoided.  Basically, there are bankruptcy attorneys who treat their clients as a paycheck, and try to churn through as many cases as possible.  On the other hand, there are many dedicated and competent bankruptcy attorneys who are...

Filing for bankruptcy can be a heartbreaking and confusing process. You want a law firm that will take a look at your unique circumstances and work with you to find the best solution for your situation. When you hire a bankruptcy mill, you're not getting the personalized attention that we can provide for you. What is a Bankruptcy Mill? Most often, you'll see these kind of mills advertising aggressively on television and through radio ads. They handle...

Bankruptcy is often the option people decide to take when they can no longer afford to pay their debts. Many people ask, "Can you recover from bankruptcy?" The answer to that question is a resounding "Yes!" Although bankruptcy can a difficult ordeal, it is not the end of the road, and can be made much more tolerable (even positive) with the help of a good bankruptcy lawyer. Many people have been able to find success...

Although bankruptcy can be devastating, there are many ways you can get back on track financially after bankruptcy. The first thing you will need to do is let go of all of the guilt and shame. Anyone can suffer a financial setback, so there is no need to feel guilty about filing for bankruptcy. Below are some of the steps you can take to rebuild credit after bankruptcy and get back on track: Set A Budget One...

Help! My car has been Repo'd Losing your vehicle through repossession can feel like a nightmare. For most people, the family or personal vehicle is one of their most valued possessions, and it's loss  can have a very dramatic impact. If you have had a vehicle repossessed, or if one of your creditors is threatening repo, you do have some options. Can Bankruptcy prevent car repossession? Bankruptcy will stop a car from being repo’d, the moment it is...

Obviously if you’re needing help declaring bankruptcy, you don’t have a lot of money to spare. Far too many Dallas bankruptcy attorneys bill clients the maximum of what they think they can get, rather than taking into account the client’s financial situation; We, however, don’t. We realize that declaring bankruptcy can be one of the most vulnerable moments in a person’s life, and so we treat clients in such situations with respect and consideration. We consider...

In other aspects of your life you probably would not make a major decision or make a significant purchase without reading reviews, asking pertinent questions, or doing some general research first. Finding a local bankruptcy lawyer should be no different. When you retain a bankruptcy lawyer you are purchasing their financial services and advice to get the most favorable outcome for your situation. You should be on the lookout for an attorney who has experience...

Every single year it happens. The chaos of the Holidays. We spend more, work less and always fail to account for December when we do our budgeting. It’s amazing how easy it is to spend money in December. If you read our previous post you'll be aware of some great ways to celebrate Christmas on a budget, but this post is a little different. The goal of this post is to ensure that through careful...

The holiday season is a time that brings family and friends together for festive celebrations, intimate gatherings, delicious seasonal treats and other fun and merriment. Whether you are relaxing at home in front of a cozy fire with your loved ones, driving around looking at holiday lights and decorations or shopping for the perfect gifts for your family and friends, the holidays can truly be a time that creates magical memories and that instills a...