Yes, creditors will stop contacting you for collection purposes after you file for bankruptcy. That being said, there will always be creditors who are either slow to finding out about the bankruptcy filing or they choose to violate the bankruptcy automatic stay. I tell my clients to keep a note pad beside the phone so…

Article written by Columbia, SC bankruptcy attorney Daniel Stone   The answer to this question is a easy yes! The Bankruptcy Code requires that all debtors list all their creditors. This means that even if you have a particular credit card you like using, you still have to list it. You cannot pick and choose…

Even though South Carolina does not have wage garnishment, this usually does not stop creditors from threatening wage garnishment on unsuspecting debtors. Why do they do this when they know they can’t garnish wages in South Carolina?  For one, not everyone knows this. If a creditor stationed in New York threatens someone in South Carolina over…

I am often asked by my clients if they can be sent to jail for not paying their debts. While some may laugh   at such a question, the question is often asked because a local police officer serves a client a lawsuit or the client receives a letter from the sheriff’s office to contact…

Yes. In most circumstances, even if your creditor obtained a civil judgment lawsuit against you (this is where credit card and medical creditors obtain judgments), you can still file a judicial lien avoid motion with your bankruptcy. Even if you have some equity in your home, in most South Carolina bankruptcy cases, your attorney will be…

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