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J. Scott McWilliams

Bankruptcy, DUI-DWI, Estate Planning, Trusts
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Benjamin C. Perrine

Business Organization, Corporate, Mental Health, Bankruptcy
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Dana Michelle McDaniel

Wills & Probate, Wills, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning
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Grant E. Cheadle

Bankruptcy, Business Organization, Contract, Estate Planning
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Matthew E. Riggin

Estate, Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy & Debt, Foreclosure
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  29 Years

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Joel Kevin Mitchell

Divorce & Family Law, Child Custody, Bankruptcy, Adoption
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  22 Years

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Gary M. McDonald

Corporate, Bankruptcy
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  11 Years

Sam G. Bratton

Business Organization, Bankruptcy, Contract
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Ron Brown

Estate, Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy & Debt, Accident & Injury

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Brad Dobbs Fuller

Elder Law, Workers' Compensation, Bankruptcy, Divorce, Estate
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LEGAL TERMS

FORBEARANCE

Voluntarily refraining from doing something, such as asserting a legal right. For example, a creditor may forbear on its right to collect a debt by temporarily ... (more...)
Voluntarily refraining from doing something, such as asserting a legal right. For example, a creditor may forbear on its right to collect a debt by temporarily postponing or reducing the borrower's payments.

GARNISHMENT

A court-ordered process that takes property from a person to satisfy a debt. For example, a person who owes money to a creditor may have her wages garnished if ... (more...)
A court-ordered process that takes property from a person to satisfy a debt. For example, a person who owes money to a creditor may have her wages garnished if she loses a lawsuit filed by the creditor. Up to 25% of a person's wages can be deducted.

TOXIC TORT

A personal injury caused by exposure to a toxic substance, such as asbestos or hazardous waste. Victims can sue for medical expenses, lost wages and pain and su... (more...)
A personal injury caused by exposure to a toxic substance, such as asbestos or hazardous waste. Victims can sue for medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering.

FAIR DEBT COLLECTIONS & PRACTICES ACT (FDCPA)

A federal law that outlaws unfair debt collection practices, including lying, harassing, misleading and otherwise abusing debtors, by debt collectors working fo... (more...)
A federal law that outlaws unfair debt collection practices, including lying, harassing, misleading and otherwise abusing debtors, by debt collectors working for collection agencies. The law does not apply to creditors collecting their own debts. This law has greatly improved conditions for debtors, although more than a few debt collectors ignore the law. If a collection agency violates the law, debtors can contact the Federal Trade Commission for help.

PROCEEDS FOR DAMAGED EXEMPT PROPERTY

In a bankruptcy proceeding, money collected through insurance, arbitration, mediation, settlement or a lawsuit to pay for exempt property that's no longer exemp... (more...)
In a bankruptcy proceeding, money collected through insurance, arbitration, mediation, settlement or a lawsuit to pay for exempt property that's no longer exemptible because it has been damaged or destroyed.

CCCS

See Consumer Credit Counseling Service.

DOING BUSINESS AS (DBA)

A situation in which a business owner operates a company under a name different from his or her real name. The owner must file a 'fictitious name statement' or ... (more...)
A situation in which a business owner operates a company under a name different from his or her real name. The owner must file a 'fictitious name statement' or similar document with the appropriate agency -- for example, the county clerk. This enables consumers to discover the names of the business owners, which is important if a consumer needs to sue the business.

MEANS TEST

A formula that uses predefined income and expense categories to determine whether a debtor whose current monthly income is higher than the median family income ... (more...)
A formula that uses predefined income and expense categories to determine whether a debtor whose current monthly income is higher than the median family income for his or her state should be allowed to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.

ABUSE

Misuse of the Chapter 7 bankruptcy remedy. This term is typically applied to Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings that should have been filed under Chapter 13, because ... (more...)
Misuse of the Chapter 7 bankruptcy remedy. This term is typically applied to Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings that should have been filed under Chapter 13, because the debtor appears to have enough disposable income to fund a Chapter 13 repayment plan.

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

Bank of Oklahoma v. Ashley

... Bank). At issue is a question of first impression: Does a pre-existing judgment lien on a debtor's real property survive a bankruptcy discharge in light of 12 OS2001 § 706(E)(2)? We find that it does and affirm. FACTS. ¶ 2 The ...

Nichols v. Nichols

... 3 In February 2000 the wife filed a voluntary bankruptcy and obtained a discharge on September 12 of that year. ... [21]. 1056 C. Laches and Wife's Discharge in Bankruptcy Are Not Acceptable Theories For Defeating Law Firm's Claim. ...

AMERICAN ASSOCIATES, INC. v. Quimby

... 3 A few days later on August 6, 2004, the Quimbys filed bankruptcy, wherein they claimed the property as their homestead (and therefore, claimed its exemption in bankruptcy) and filed a motion to avoid Creditor's judgment lien. ...

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