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South Carolina


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What you need to know about bankruptcy and estate law

When you need a financial reset or a plan for the future, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with all your options. Benjamin R. Matthews & Associates has prepared a number of articles on bankruptcy and estate law topics to help you understand your options and how they might affect your life.

Remember, these articles are general information, not legal advice. Always talk to an attorney about your specific circumstances before taking action on a legal matter. If you are considering filing bankruptcy or need advice on another legal matter, contact us for a free, confidential consultation.

The Power of Bifurcated Fees in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Chapter 7 provides a financial reset, but historically, it also created a Catch-22 for debtors because they had to pay their attorneys up front. We explain how bifurcated fees, when structured properly, can provide a vital escape hatch.

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