Bankruptcy

We have been providing bankruptcy assistance in the state of Oregon for over 30 years, and we now have offices Portland, Eugene, Medford, Grants Pass, Coos Bay, Roseburg, Salem, Bend and a handful of additional cities. If you are considering the possibility of a bankruptcy filing in the state, you are going to have questions, […]

Clearly, a bankruptcy filing is going to have a significant impact on your credit, and the exact details will vary depending upon many different factors. When it comes to your FICO score, if your score was low prior to your bankruptcy filing, the reduction will be minimal. Some people end up with better credit scores […]

If your level of debt has become unmanageable, bankruptcy may be an option, but the ideal course of action will depend upon the circumstances. There are some situations that can be addressed without filing for bankruptcy, and you can always file at some future time if you find that there is really no viable alternative. […]

Money matters are sensitive and personal, and there are not too many people that are anxious to discuss their financial affairs with someone they have just met for the first time. This is certainly a prudent way to conduct yourself, but the “close to the vest” approach can have a downside if you are having […]

If you are in danger of losing your gas, electric, and/or water services because you have fallen behind on your bills, can you file bankruptcy to stop the utility companies from shutting off your services? This is a good question, and we hear it quite frequently when we consult with clients in Medford, Eugene, Portland, […]

There are certain trigger words that can have negative connotations in some circles, and bankruptcy is one of them. As attorneys who help people who are struggling with debt in Portland, Vancouver and other cities in Washington and Oregon, we definitely understand this dynamic, but it is misguided. Bankruptcy is a legal tool. If you […]

Our law firm offers bankruptcy assistance for clients in a number of cities in Oregon and Washington, including Salem, Portland, Grants Pass, Bend, Vancouver, and TriCities. When you decide to file for bankruptcy in one of these states, you have multiple options, and the circumstances will dictate the ideal course of action. For most individuals, […]

Say Goodbye to FDCPA

Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch issued his first opinion this week.  We learned a lot from this opinion.  Unfortunately, the most important thing we learned was that he can come to any conclusion he wants – that makes him a perfect fit for the Supreme Court.  This opinion is being heralded as well written and […]

Credit Card issues

If you are having a hard time paying your credit card bills each month, you are not alone.  More and more people across the country are struggling despite the seemingly booming economy.  See this article to read more about what is going on. Give us a call and we can discuss your options of how […]

A bankruptcy filing can provide debt relief, but it is not a magic wand that makes every type of debt disappear forever. Certain types of debts are looked upon as priority debts that cannot be discharged via a bankruptcy filing. If you are required to pay your spouse alimony or child support, this would be […]