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    • Georgia Bankruptcy: Can I keep my house?

      Question: It’s getting too much. I just want to keep the house and get out of debt. I’m getting calls from debt collectors and collection agencies every day. They just keep calling asking for money. ...

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    • Georgia Bankruptcy: Can my business file bankruptcy?

      Question: I need to file a business bankruptcy because I’m losing money and my business is getting sued. I’ve started other businesses and some have worked out and I’ve sold them and made money. Other ...

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    • Can I file bankruptcy if I have a job?

      Question: I’m working and I’ve got a lot of debt and I think I should file bankruptcy. I work in sales and I’m actually making good money, but my bills each month are so high that my accountant said I ...

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    • Georgia Bankruptcy: Can I keep my house?

      Question: It’s getting too much. I just want to keep the house and get out of debt. I’m getting calls from debt collectors and collection agencies every day. They just keep calling asking for money. ...

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    • Georgia Bankruptcy: Can my business file bankruptcy?

      Question: I need to file a business bankruptcy because I’m losing money and my business is getting sued. I’ve started other businesses and some have worked out and I’ve sold them and made money. Other ...

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    • Questions about bankruptcy, wage garnishment and debt consolidation

      Question: In the past years everything has kind of fallen apart for me financially. I’m writing because I need a lawyer near me to help me get out of debt. I have credit cards, loans, and a car ...

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    • The Sherman Law Group Announces Deeply Discounted Legal Fees for All Clergy Members Filing Bankruptcy

      ROSWELL, GA – February, 2012 -- The Sherman Law Group , a bankruptcy law firm with offices in Roswell, Georgia, is very proud to offer clergy members (i.e., ministers, pastors, priests, rabbis as well ...

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    • Will I Lose My Guns If I File for Bankruptcy?

      Question: I'm worried about a bankruptcy trustee or a bankruptcy judge seizing my guns. As a firearms enthusiast I have a collection of different types of weapons. I've got handguns, shotguns, and ...

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    • Student Loan Debt Tops 1 Trillion Dollars Nationally!

      Georgia has some outstanding public and private colleges & universities, including University of Georgia, Georgia State University, Georgia Perimeter College, Kennesaw State University, Georgia ...

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    • Discharging of Student Loans in a Bankruptcy?

      Question: Why can't I include student loan debt in a bankruptcy filing ? Answer: It wasn't always that way. Until 1976, all education loans were dischargeable in bankruptcy . But that year Congress ...

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    • Bitcoins & Bankruptcy

      Question: I have a question related to bankruptcy and my Bitcoins . I need to declare bankruptcy to get out from under a lot of debt. I owe loans, credit cards and I have some medical bills. I had my ...

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    • Georgia Bankruptcy: Can my business file bankruptcy?

      Question: I need to file a business bankruptcy because I’m losing money and my business is getting sued. I’ve started other businesses and some have worked out and I’ve sold them and made money. Other ...

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    • Do I personally have to pay the credit cards and loans for my business?

      Question: I need the best bankruptcy lawyer because my business is losing money and I was told that I’ve personally guaranteed the debt, so now I have to pay it back. Since the business isn’t making ...

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    • Bankruptcy & Legal Marijuana

      Question: I visited friends in states where pot is legal and charged up a lot of money on my credit cards buying marijuana and now I need to file bankruptcy. I visited some of my University of Georgia ...

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    • Georgia Bankruptcy: Can I keep my house?

      Question: It’s getting too much. I just want to keep the house and get out of debt. I’m getting calls from debt collectors and collection agencies every day. They just keep calling asking for money. ...

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    • I need to file bankruptcy and keep my car

      Question: I need to declare bankruptcy because I’m getting sued and I have a lot of other debts. I got divorced and that set in motion a bunch of things that aren’t good financially. I started living ...

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    • Can I file bankruptcy without my wife?

      Question: I want to know if I can file bankruptcy myself, without my wife. My wife doesn’t want to file and she doesn’t need to file. I’m the one with all the debt and my wife isn’t really on any of ...

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    • Georgia Bankruptcy: Can I keep my house?

      Question: It’s getting too much. I just want to keep the house and get out of debt. I’m getting calls from debt collectors and collection agencies every day. They just keep calling asking for money. ...

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    • Georgia Bankruptcy: Can my business file bankruptcy?

      Question: I need to file a business bankruptcy because I’m losing money and my business is getting sued. I’ve started other businesses and some have worked out and I’ve sold them and made money. Other ...

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    • I need to file bankruptcy and keep my car

      Question: I need to declare bankruptcy because I’m getting sued and I have a lot of other debts. I got divorced and that set in motion a bunch of things that aren’t good financially. I started living ...

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    • Should I do debt consolidation, debt negotiation or file bankruptcy?

      Question: I owe thousands of dollars on credit cards and medical bills. I cannot afford to make payments anymore. My wife wants to get plastic surgery from a doctor in Atlanta and she says if I can’t ...

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    • How much debt do you need to file bankruptcy?

      Question : I really have too much debt, although I think many people might not think it’s that much. I’m married and my wife doesn’t work, although she sometimes says she wants to go back to school ...

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    • What's a Financial Assessment for Bankruptcy?

      Question: When I met with you, you mentioned a financial assessment. Can you tell me a little more about the assessment and how it works and what it’s used for? I’d really like to know my options for ...

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    • Should I do debt consolidation, debt negotiation or file bankruptcy?

      Question: I owe thousands of dollars on credit cards and medical bills. I cannot afford to make payments anymore. My wife wants to get plastic surgery from a doctor in Atlanta and she says if I can’t ...

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    • What's a Financial Assessment for Bankruptcy?

      Question: When I met with you, you mentioned a financial assessment. Can you tell me a little more about the assessment and how it works and what it’s used for? I’d really like to know my options for ...

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    • What's the best way to get out of debt?

      Question: I need to know if I should go bankrupt. I live in Georgia, in Alpharetta, but I'm writing to you from a business trip. I just have too much debt. I started charging my credit card because I ...

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    • What's a Financial Assessment for Bankruptcy?

      Question: When I met with you, you mentioned a financial assessment. Can you tell me a little more about the assessment and how it works and what it’s used for? I’d really like to know my options for ...

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    • Debt Negotiation & Debt Settlement: An Alternative to Bankruptcy

      We have many clients with serious debt issues, but some of them don't want to file bankruptcy, and some people don't need to file bankruptcy. For those people, we can do debt negotiation (which is ...

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    • Famous Bankruptcies of American History

      It's really amazing how many famous people have filed for bankruptcy . The list seems endless! Famous people from all professions have invoked bankruptcy protection to get a fresh start on their ...

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    • What Does a Bankruptcy Attorney Think of the ESPN Documentary About Bankrupt Athletes?

      Question: As bankruptcy lawyers in Georgia , what did you think of the ESPN 30 For 30 documentary film "Broke"? Answer: We are asked this question quite a bit, actually. As bankruptcy and debt ...

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    • Evidence of the Economic Downturn and the Role of Bankruptcy

      The link below is to a very interesting Atlanta-Journal Constitution article about Asa Griggs Candler V, a scion of the (once) immensely wealthy and powerful Candler family. His kin founded Coca-Cola, ...

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    • Bankruptcy: I have a sick husband and I want to keep our house

      Question: I have a sick husband and I want to keep our house and we need to file bankrupcty. Now I really need help getting out of debt and I need a bankruptcy lawyer. My husband is sick with a ...

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    • I need a bankruptcy lawyer to stop a foreclosure

      Question: It’s been financially hard for me since I moved to Georgia. I thought things would be better here but financially things have not really improved and now I’m dealing with debt that I just ...

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    • Filing bankruptcy was a great idea

      Question: I wanted to write to you because so many of my relatives have filed for bankruptcy and now I think I need to file too. They got into debt in different ways, like losing a job, having a ...

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    • I need to go bankrupt in Alpharetta, Georgia

      Question: I think I need to go bankrupt. I can’t make my payments anymore because I spent too much money. I bought clothes, collectible wrist watches, guns and hunting trips. I went to auctions to buy ...

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    • I live in Georgia and I'm being harassed by debt collectors

      Question: I live in Georgia and I am being harassed by debt collectors. They call all the time, even on weekends and at night. I don't think the calls will ever stop and they are threatening me with ...

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    • I didn't personally guarantee any business debt

      Question: I started a business which I'm going to close; we're going out of business. The business is losing money and I can't afford to keep it open any longer. It just sucks money and I'm worried ...

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    • Can I put homeowner association fees in a bankruptcy?

      Question: I owe homeowner's association fees and now they're suing me. I didn't pay the fees because I was having enough trouble paying for my car , mortgage and credit cards . But I just got a ...

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    • Too many medical bills in Johns Creek, GA

      Question : I need to know if I can get rid of my medical bills if I file bankruptcy. I had a few medical procedures, including two surgeries and although I had insurance, I still owe a lot of money ...

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    • Can I keep a credit card or a debit card if I file for bankruptcy?

      Question: It’s looking like I’ll have to file bankruptcy soon but I need to keep some sort of credit card for work. The credit cards are at their limits, they are “maxed out.” I’ve just put too much ...

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    • I Did a Voluntary Repo

      Question: I had to do a voluntary repossession because my car payments were too high and because the car was a “lemon” and needed serious repairs. I bought the German car because I was making more ...

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    • I live in Georgia and I'm being harassed by debt collectors

      Question: I live in Georgia and I am being harassed by debt collectors. They call all the time, even on weekends and at night. I don't think the calls will ever stop and they are threatening me with ...

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    • "I'm facing a foreclosure and a repo"

      Question: I need to file an emergency bankruptcy. I'm in a situation where I'm facing a foreclosure and a repo of my car. I need to stop the foreclosure so I can keep my house and I need to stop the ...

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    • Bankruptcy & Your Retirement Accounts

      Question: After my divorce and a failed business I need to file bankruptcy, but I have money in an IRA and in a 401(k) that I don't want to touch. I got divorced after 17 years of marriage because my ...

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    • Can I put my credit card debt from Europe in a bankruptcy?

      Question: I got into serious credit card debt in other countries and I need to file bankruptcy I think. I’m an American citizen, born here in Roswell, but I travelled to Europe frequently on business ...

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    • I Did a Voluntary Repo

      Question: I had to do a voluntary repossession because my car payments were too high and because the car was a “lemon” and needed serious repairs. I bought the German car because I was making more ...

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    • Filing bankruptcy was a great idea

      Question: I wanted to write to you because so many of my relatives have filed for bankruptcy and now I think I need to file too. They got into debt in different ways, like losing a job, having a ...

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    • I can't pay my medical bills

      Question: I just have too much medical debt and I am writing to see if I can file bankruptcy to get rid of it. I see a few doctors because of diabetes, a bad back and I needed surgery on my knee. Now ...

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    • Wage Garnishment: What are my Options?

      Garnishment takes a huge amount of your check As bankruptcy lawyers, a frequent question we get is how to stop a wage garnishment. In the state of Georgia, a creditor can take up to 25% of your gross ...

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    • When can I file bankruptcy in Woodstock?

      Question: When can I file bankruptcy in Woodstock ? I’ve got more debt than I can pay and I need some relief. I have credit card bills, a car repossession and a second mortgage on a foreclosed house ...

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    • Bankruptcy & Workers' Compensation

      Question: Why is the trustee keeping my bankruptcy case open when I got a discharge? I have a workers’ compensation claim that my lawyer said will settle soon. And I will get money from the settlement ...

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