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Essential Bankruptcy Terms: Transfer

By Lex Rogerson | December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Written by Columbia – Lexington Bankruptcy Attorney Lex Rogerson Transfers that occur after bankruptcy or in the time leading up to bankruptcy can have a big impact on the debtor and the recipient. In our last post, we discussed the extremely…

Essential Bankruptcy Terms: Property

By Lex Rogerson | December 14, 2012 | 1 Comment

Written by Columbia – Lexington Bankruptcy Attorney Lex Rogerson In this second article of a series on bankruptcy terminology, we look at the important concept of property, which includes virtually every kind of asset or ownership right a debtor may…

Essential Bankruptcy Terms: Debt

By Lex Rogerson | December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Written by Columbia – Lexington Bankruptcy Attorney Lex Rogerson Familiar words can have special meanings in areas of the law like bankruptcy. Today we discuss a familiar term that has a precise, somewhat different meaning in the bankruptcy context. If you’re…

Things That Require Court Approval While You’re in Chapter 13

By Lex Rogerson | November 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Written by Columbia – Lexington Bankruptcy Attorney Lex Rogerson While the bankruptcy court does not supervise Chapter 13 debtors closely, they must obtain court approval to transfer property, settle claims, incur debt, or hire lawyers or other professionals. As we…

When Should I Consider Chapter 13?

By Lex Rogerson | November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Written by Columbia – Lexington Bankruptcy Attorney Lex Rogerson Depending on your profile of debts, assets, and income, Chapter 13 can offer unique opportunities that may just outweight its inherent disadvantages. Chapter 13 is almost always a longer and more expensive process…

Ten Things You Need To Know About Exemptions in Bankruptcy

By Lex Rogerson | August 10, 2012 | 6 Comments

Most of the time, you get to keep whatever you own when you file bankruptcy. These 10 truths tell you how it works.

The Cast of Characters in Bankruptcy Court

By Lex Rogerson | July 25, 2012 | 1 Comment

By Columbia-Lexington Bankruptcy Attorney Lex Rogerson To help your experience in bankruptcy court go more smoothly, become familiar with some of the actors who may have a role in your case. Let’s start with the most important person — you. A person who files bankruptcy is called…

Debts You Want to Pay

By Lex Rogerson | July 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Written by Columbia – Lexington Bankruptcy Attorney Lex Rogerson It’s usually safer to pay debts you owe to special creditors after your bankruptcy case is over, not before. It happens about once a week.  Last week I was consulting with Ellen from…

Bankruptcy and the Moral Obligation to Pay Debts

By Lex Rogerson | July 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Written by Columbia – Lexington Bankruptcy Attorney Lex Rogerson If you can pay your debts, pay them.  But what if you can’t? Lots of hard-nosed businessmen out there think everyone who files bankruptcy is a slacker who cares nothing about his promises.…

Theme Song for a Fresh Start

By Lex Rogerson | March 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Columbia – Lexington Bankruptcy Attorney Lex Rogerson Stan Rogers’ shanty of a marine recovery exhorts us to rise again. I’ve got to admit a weakness for Irish music.  Recently I was listening to a collection of songs sung by…

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