$9,900 Debt Collection Lawsuit Dismissed

Last Thursday, I went to the District Court of Mobile County, Alabama to defend a client from a debt collection lawsuit. The client had been sued by a collector seeking…

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Social Security Issues New Garnishment Rules

The Social Security Act has always protected retirement, survivor’s, and disability benefits from garnishment by creditors (other than the IRS and State child support agencies). But in spite of this…

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What to Do: When the Chapter 13 Trustee Moves to Increase your Payment

We get about 5 phone calls each week from agitated Chapter 13 clients who have just received a Trustee’s Motion to Increase Plan Payments. These can be very alarming, but…

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What do I do after a Default Judgment?

In today’s economy, a lot of people are forced to move from place to place – maybe you’ve lost your home in foreclosure, maybe your rent is too high, maybe…

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