Financial calculators to help you after your bankruptcy

Article written by Columbia, SC bankruptcy lawyer Daniel Stone Many of my Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy clients ask me if I can direct them to financial planners to help them with life after bankruptcy. Many of you already know that I direct many of my clients to Dave Ramsey. If you have never […]

2012 US Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina Interest Rate Committee

Blog written by Columbia, SC bankruptcy attorney Daniel Stone I am happy to announce that I was appointed to the 2012 United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina Interest Rate Committee. This is the second time I have been appointed and I am looking forward to working with my fellow bankruptcy colleagues in determining the […]

5 tips for getting a loan modification during bankruptcy

Loan modification article written by Columbia, SC lawyer Daniel Stone Many of my  bankruptcy clients are actively seeking a loan modification. The following five (5)  tips are for those of you in bankruptcy that are seeking a loan modification. If you file bankruptcy with my office and need additional information on a loan modification, please read the […]

Will collection calls stop after filing for bankruptcy?

Yes. Collection calls will stop after filing for bankruptcy. Both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy filing will stop all your creditors from calling you seeking payment on pre-petition debts. I recommend to all my clients that they keep a pad beside their phone for 2-3 weeks and keep a log of any creditor that […]

New updated bankruptcy median family income figures

The United States Trustee’s office has announced the new updated median family income figures for South Carolina. The figures will be promulgated on October 12, 2012 and will go in effect on November 1, 2012. These median income figures are used on the bankruptcy “means test” to help determine who qualifies for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. […]

Is it expensive to file for bankruptcy?

Probably the most often asked question I have from a prospective client is how much does it cost to file for bankruptcy protection. While I can give a potential client some rough estimates, it is almost impossible to give an accurate quote until I have met the client and examined his or her complete financial […]

Stone Law Firm can help stop foreclosure

Foreclosure article written by Columbia, SC bankruptcy lawyer Daniel Stone Stone Law Firm, LLC can help most people in SC with foreclosure problems. Chapter 13 is an excellent way of stopping foreclosure if other avenues do not work. If you live in the following cities-Columbia, Camden, Newberry, Lexington, Aiken, Florence, Spartanburg, Rock Hill, or Sumter, […]

USC law school graduate Suzanna Maclean helps Stone Law Firm with brief

I would could like to thank Suzanna Maclean for her help in a recent bankruptcy case. The Chapter 13 Trustee filed an objection in a recent case based upon the Trustee’s opinion that the debtor could afford a higher payment. The specific legal issue will be a first impression before the court. Ms. Maclean spent countless […]

If I File bankruptcy in South Carolina, Do I have to Attend Court?

Article written by Columbia, SC bankruptcy lawyer Daniel Stone Most debtors who file for bankruptcy protection in South Carolina are not required to attend bankruptcy court. In fact, I would estimate that only a very small amount of people who file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy have to attend Court. The reasons for Chapter 7 clients […]

Can bankruptcy help with medical debt?

  Article written by Columbia, SC bankruptcy lawyer Daniel Stone Medical bills are one of the top reasons for individuals filing for bankruptcy in South Carolina and around the country. In fact, Harvard did a recent study in which they discovered medical reasons account for nearly two-thirds of all bankruptcy filings. Harvard Medical Study. The […]