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Debt Problems? Don’t let fear stop you!

Have No Fear! You’ve been working hard for 10, 20, 30 years.  All you are trying to do is pay your bills, make your rent or mortgage payments, and have enough left to pay for food, utilities, and a bit of relaxation, and maybe save
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Clients’ Choice Award for 2016 – 2nd Year in a Row!

I am proud to announce that I have been awarded Avvo.com’s Client’s Choice Award for 2016. This is the 2nd year in a row that I have earned this important award.  In 2015, Avvo.com also awarded me the Client’s Choice Award.  Avvo.com is a neutral
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A Lawyer Who Listens–What’s Your Story?

When people call an attorney, they don’t think of themselves as “a case”, or a “fact-pattern”, or a potential client.  I don’t think of clients that way.  I want to hear their story. People call when they need help with a problem.  That problem is
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No Cookie-Cutter Cases!

In many consumer bankruptcy law firms, the overriding idea is to get as many people to “sign up” as possible.  And, with that approach, the bigger bankruptcy firms, especially in large metro areas, become “bankruptcy mills”.   The attorneys are mostly young, and the firms advertise
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Award Season For Lawyers- The Clients’ Choice Award for 2015!

In the 20-plus years I’ve been an attorney, there have been many changes to how clients find an attorney, and how attorneys find their clients.  Back when I started in practice, there were a few companies that rated attorneys.  Those companies mostly focused on the
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Your Money: Can You Handle the Truth?

Jack Nicholson’s most famous line in his movie career goes something like this:  “You want the truth?!  You can’t HANDLE the truth!”  My clients come in to see me, as a bankruptcy attorney, and they want advice on how to “fix” their money problems. They
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When Will You Need a Lawyer?

This is a continuation of my series of articles on what lawyers can do for you. My last article, “What do Lawyers do for You?” explained what good lawyers can do to help their clients, generally. You might not think about it, but, at just
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What Do Lawyers Do for You?

Most people hope that they never have to use a lawyer, ever. If you watch late-night TV, or listen to stand-up comedians, and that’s all you knew, you wouldn’t want to either. And I’m just talking about the jokes! Late-night TV is also filled with
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