Can medical bills be wiped out in bankruptcy?

  Medical debt is becoming a nationwide problem. Almost everyone at some time or another has incurred a significant medical bill. In fact, Harvard University did a study where they concluded that over 50% of Americans who file for bankruptcy have significant medical debts. Fortunately, bankruptcy can wipe out or “discharge” all medical bills. Chapter […]

Greenville bankruptcy attorney cost

  Greenville is an amazing city with a renovated downtown. If you currently live in Greenville and are experiencing economic problems, feel free to call me at my Columbia, Florence, or Greenville office. In addition, I have flexible  affordable payment plan options -especially for Chapter 13 cases or Chapter 7. In many cases if you have proof of […]

Reasons people file bankruptcy

I have been helping consumers file either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy since 2000 all over South Carolina. During this almost 20 year span, I often see the same issues or mistakes that lead to bankruptcy. Here are the top mistakes I see in no particular order: 1. No rainy day fund. People who […]

Greenville bankruptcy attorney cost

  Greenville is an amazing city with a renovated downtown. If you currently live in Greenville and are experiencing economic problems, feel free to call me at my Columbia, Florence, or Greenville office. In addition, I have flexible  affordable payment plan options -especially for Chapter 13 cases or Chapter 7. In many cases if you have proof of […]

Greenville bankruptcy attorney cost

  Greenville is an amazing city with a renovated downtown. If you currently live in Greenville and are experiencing economic problems, feel free to call me at my Columbia, Florence, or Greenville office. In addition, I have flexible  affordable payment plan options -especially for Chapter 13 cases or Chapter 7. In many cases if you have proof of […]

Lexington Medical Center is causing patients to file for bankruptcy

Lexington Medical Center blog written by Columbia bankruptcy attorney Daniel Stone It has become common knowledge among local bankruptcy practitioners in Columbia, SC that Lexington Medical Center is causing patients to file for bankruptcy. While few would dispute a hospital getting paid, Lexington Medical Center has become one of the most aggressive hospitals in South […]

Can medical bills be wiped out in bankruptcy?

  Medical debt is becoming a nationwide problem. Almost everyone at some time or another has incurred a significant medical bill. In fact, Harvard University did a study where they concluded that over 50% of Americans who file for bankruptcy have significant medical debts. Fortunately, bankruptcy can wipe out or “discharge” all medical bills. Chapter […]

Bankruptcy and Forelcosure

Article written by Columbia, SC bankruptcy attorney Daniel Stone For a Chapter 13 bankruptcy to be successful, the Chapter 13  plan must be feasible and meet other jurisdictional guidelines. For example, if you have $30,000 in arrears and a car loan of $15,000, you would probably not be able to afford a Chapter 13 plan […]

Ways to reduce medical debt

Article written by Columbia, SC bankruptcy lawyer Daniel Stone Unfortunately, medical debt is a major reason for people filing for bankruptcy protection in the United States. For many of my clients, there is no way around a major medical issue. But for some, either some pre-planning on medical insurance or learning how to negotiate with […]

Can I go to jail for not paying my debts?

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 […]