Bankruptcy Lawyers
South Carolina



Bankruptcy Filings Starting to Creep Up in 2022

Americans need debt relief more than ever Earlier this year, we wrote that bankruptcy filings were down, but the remainder of 2022 could see a reckoning. That trend appears to be unfolding before our eyes. Reuters reports that bankruptcy filings, though still below historic levels, are creeping up in 2022, according to legal research firm...

Read More »

Can You Get Rid of Student Loans in Bankruptcy?

Discharging student debt is difficult, but not always impossible. Americans are carrying more student debt than ever, and it's one of the most difficult types of debt to get rid of. Accumulating interest, financial instability, and the challenges of qualifying for forgiveness programs can saddle graduates with debt for decades, preventing them from buying homes...

Read More »

Bankruptcies Fell, but 2022 Could Be ‘Year of Reckoning’

South Carolina bankruptcy attorneys explain 2022 filing forecast It sounds like good news: Amid a pandemic and economic lockdown, U.S. bankruptcy filings plummeted in 2021. Bankruptcy filings dropped off by 30 percent in fiscal year 2021 to just 434,540, from 612,561 the previous period, according to a report out of the Supreme Court. But analysts caution...

Read More »

The Long-Term Effects of Not Filing for Bankruptcy

Walking Away Is Not the Answer For many hard-working people in South Carolina, bankruptcy is the best option when debts grow out of control. The situation may not be your fault. Perhaps you were laid off from your job. You may be the victim of a mortgage broker or banker who never should have approved...

Read More »

Filing for Bankruptcy Could Help With Credit Card Debt

A South Carolina Bankruptcy Attorney Explains How It's common for people who overspent on their credit cards to think about filing for bankruptcy to get out from under that crippling debt—and they may be right. The goal of bankruptcy is to wipe out personal liability for debt. If you file for bankruptcy, unsecured debts like...

Read More »

Filing for Bankruptcy When You’re Retired

Our South Carolina bankruptcy lawyers reveal what to know Nearly everyone looks forward to retirement after a lifetime of working hard to make ends meet. Unfortunately, far too many people in South Carolina are not financially prepared for life after work and face the possibility of bankruptcy. Is retirement in your budget? Thinking of retirement?...

Read More »

Pet Trusts: A New Breed of Estate Planning

Whether your pet is feathered, furred, or scaled, you can provide for them after you are gone or no longer capable of tending to their needs by creating a pet trust. A pet trust is a legal arrangement that will specify how to care for and take care financially of your beloved pet and is...

Read More »

What Property Can Be Taken Away in Bankruptcy?

A South Carolina bankruptcy attorney explains Filing for bankruptcy can be one of the most difficult decisions in a person’s life. Many people considering declaring bankruptcy have a lot of questions. And right near the top of the list is what property they can keep if they file for bankruptcy and which property creditors can...

Read More »

How To Discuss Your Estate Plan with Loved Ones

A comprehensive estate plan is the foundation for a successful transfer of wealth to your loved ones. However, many of us often overlook the crucial part of communicating our estate plan to family and heirs. Even with a thorough and up-to-date estate plan, your family may experience emotional or financial turmoil despite your best efforts....

Read More »

2010 Gadsden Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Phone (803) 799-1700
Fax (803) 728-6718

331 E. Main St, Suite 257
Rock Hill, SC 29730

Phone (803) 909-9377
Fax (803) 728-6718