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Our Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

March 20, 2020

Morgan & Morgan is adopting the following policies regarding the COVID-19 outbreak in order to keep our clients and staff safe and healthy: We are currently open and available by telephone and email All appointments…

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How secured credit cards can help you build your credit

March 10, 2020

In the personal finance world, the words “credit card” often carry a negative connotation. Indeed, credit card debt is one of the top-cited reasons why people file for bankruptcy. Still, credit cards can actually be…

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Explaining the process of a Georgia home foreclosure

January 17, 2020

When someone is unable to continue making their mortgage payments, the lender can force the sale of the home through a Georgia home foreclosure. Each state has different laws governing home foreclosures. In Georgia, the…

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Who will know if I file for a Georgia bankruptcy?

January 7, 2020

Privacy is important, and many people may not want their friends, family members or coworkers knowing about their financial situation. This is especially likely to be true if someone is considering filing for bankruptcy. However,…

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Chapter 11 bankruptcies are up 63 percent

Chapter 11 bankruptcies occur when companies file for bankruptcy in order to protect themselves from creditors and to restructure their debt into something more manageable. This process is overseen by a Federal bankruptcy judge. Usually,…

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Toys “R” Us not going bankrupt after all

In the early summer of 2018, one of the largest and most iconic toy stores shocked the world by closing almost all of its 800 stores. Toys R Us was already in Chapter 11 bankruptcy…

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Bankruptcies soar among the elderly

A 2018 study has shown that bankruptcies among the elderly have increased over the last several years at a significant rate. From 1991 to 2016, the study indicated that bankruptcies of people 65 and older…

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The easiest ways to save money after bankruptcy

Life after a bankruptcy can be a tough. Sure, the knowledge that your debts have been wiped out is good, but sometimes there is a sense of failure. There is also the fear that you…

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Privacy considerations in bankruptcy cases

Many people facing the prospect of filing a personal bankruptcy are concerned about the loss of privacy that could occur when their financial affairs become a matter of public record. This is a reasonable concern….

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Can student loans be discharged in bankruptcy?

The spotlight on student loan defaults has grown brighter the past five years, yet the ever-growing student loan crisis crippling the financial futures of many students in college and beyond has yet to be solved…

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What is a bankruptcy discharge?

When a person files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, their intention is to have as many of their debts discharged as possible. But what exactly does it mean to have debts discharged? When a debt is discharged…

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Do I have to file a joint bankruptcy with my spouse?

It is no secret married couples do a lot of things together, such as raise children and pay taxes. Something else they can do as a unit, but do not have to, is file a…

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Exemptions allow debtors to keep assets despite filing bankruptcy

There is no question filing personal bankruptcy is daunting. Understandably, debtors have a multitude of questions, such as how filing might impact their credit score, what happens to the debts included in bankruptcy paperwork and…

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What is the role of Bankruptcy Trustee?

A person who files bankruptcy will likely never meet or speak with the countless people involved in their bankruptcy, such as their creditors and, in most cases, the Bankruptcy Judge assigned to their case. However,…

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