Atlanta Bankruptcy Law Blog

May 2015

Don't fall victim to debt relief scams

On behalf of Gingold & Gingold LLC posted in Credit Card Debt on Thursday, May 28, 2015.

In this day and age, your contact information can be accessed by others much more easily than you think. Email and phone lists for one company can be purchased and used by other parties, lawfully or not. When you sign up for things online or give out your phone number for applications and other services, that information is not guaranteed to be safe and used only by the parties to whom it was given.

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Tags: Credit Card Debt

What happens to my child support payments if I file bankruptcy?

On behalf of Gingold & Gingold LLC posted in Wage Garnishment on Wednesday, May 20, 2015.

Getting divorced has financial implications on everyone involved, particularly for parents. One or two incomes may have supported a single household when a couple is married, but that same amount of money may not support two separate households as easily. Further, one parent can be ordered to make child support payments which can prove to be completely overwhelming.

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Tags: Wage Garnishment

Debt can be tackled by repaying it through Chapter 13

On behalf of Gingold & Gingold LLC posted in Chapter 13 on Thursday, May 14, 2015.

Too many people have misconceptions about bankruptcy. They think that a person who files for bankruptcy is irresponsible and just wants a quick and easy way to get out of paying their debts. However, bankruptcy is something that all kinds of adults have to consider thanks in large part to factors like the recent recession, increasing medical expenses and soaring student loans.

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Tags: Chapter 13

Homeowners: once bitten, twice shy?

On behalf of Gingold & Gingold LLC posted in Foreclosure on Wednesday, May 6, 2015.

Losing a home in foreclosure can be an extremely upsetting experience for any homeowner in Atlanta. Unfortunately, it is an experience that far too many people have had in the past decade thanks to the volatile housing market and troubling loan practices. Because of these factors, millions of people went through foreclosure in the past 10 years.

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Tags: Foreclosure

How an attorney can help if you are dealing with debt

On behalf of Gingold & Gingold LLC posted in Chapter 7 on Friday, May 1, 2015.

If you are under extreme financial pressure and facing unmanageable debt, the last thing you probably want to do is spend more money, and dealing with the relentless calls and letters from creditors can just make you want to hide or try to ignore the issue. It can also be very challenging and even embarrassing to discuss your poor economic status with someone else.

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Tags: Chapter 7