Bankruptcy Lawyers
South Carolina



Can I Lose My Retirement Accounts in Bankruptcy?

You may have worked hard for years or decades to pay into your 401(k), IRA, or other retirement accounts. What will happen to those accounts if you file for bankruptcy? Fortunately, for most debtors, the answer is "nothing." While it varies depending on the type of retirement account and the surrounding circumstances, retirement assets are...

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Breaking Down the Top Bankruptcy Myths

Make sure you understand your right to a financial reset. For many Americans who struggle with debt, bankruptcy is the way out. Unfortunately, a lot of people who could benefit from bankruptcy may be held back by certain myths and misconceptions about the process. Our bankruptcy attorneys have extensive experience guiding South Carolina debtors through...

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What to Expect in a 341 Meeting

We can guide you through the bankruptcy process One mandatory part of the process of filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy is attending a "meeting of creditors," usually 4-6 weeks after you file. This step is required by section 341 of the Bankruptcy Code, so it's commonly called a 341 meeting in the...

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Can Bankruptcy Help Me Get My Car Back After Repossession?

Act fast to protect your independence during collection actions One of the most immediate questions we hear from South Carolina debtors is, "can I get my car back?" Your car isn't just a car; it may be essential to your ability to do your job and meet other personal and professional responsibilities. How will you...

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How Do You Pass the Means Test for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

Find out whether you're eligible for Chapter 7 Chapter 7 bankruptcy, also known as liquidation bankruptcy or straight bankruptcy, is intended to give a fresh start to people with overwhelming debt. As such, a key part of the bankruptcy process is determining whether you really need it or whether you can afford to pay off...

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What Types of Debt Aren't Discharged in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

Make sure you understand how bankruptcy will affect your future. Chapter 7 bankruptcy is intended to serve as a financial reset, and it works very well for most people struggling with credit card debt, personal loans, medical debt, and other types of unsecured debt. However, some types of debt โ€” most infamously, student loans โ€”...

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What's the Difference Between Bankruptcy and Debt Consolidation?

Beware of alternatives that don't provide a financial reset. When you're dealing with overwhelming debt, there's no shortage of ideas out there to help you get out of debt. One option that is sometimes pitched as a debt relief strategy is debt consolidation; that is, combining your various debts into a single debt that you...

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What Happens to Your Credit Score When You File for Bankruptcy?

"I can't file for bankruptcy because it will ruin my credit forever." We hear this all the time; it's one of the most common myths about bankruptcy. A lot of folks who could really benefit from bankruptcy are understandably worried about how it might affect their credit score โ€” and by extension, their future ability...

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2010 Gadsden Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Phone (803) 799-1700
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331 E. Main St, Suite 257
Rock Hill, SC 29730

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