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Credit Resolution

The Secret Credit Card Companies Don’t Want You to Know

You’ve probably seen and heard the commercials about “The secret the credit card companies don’t want you to know?” Intriguing isn’t it?  If there were some way to snap your fingers and make that credit card debt disappear wouldn’t we all want to try it? The announcer’s confident voice carries […]

Top things to know about bankruptcy

Top Things to Know About Bankruptcy

Won’t Bankruptcy kill my credit? By law the fact of your Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing stays on your credit report for 10 years.  At the same time, I tell my clients that they will receive credit card solicitations in the months after their bankruptcy case closes.  Throw them in the […]

Bankruptcy filings

Bankruptcy Filings: Penney’s, Pandemic & Personal Filings

2020 has been a year marked by trauma, virus, political upheaval and bankruptcy filings. For years the ease of online shopping gained enormous popularity. How easy is it to simply search, click and buy as opposed to getting in the car, fighting traffic and dealing with the hassle of parking, […]

FAQ: Bankruptcy Question

Common Bankruptcy Questions

Common Bankruptcy Questions Here are questions we often get about the bankruptcy process and how it affects people who file: Will I lose my car or my house if I file Chapter 7 bankruptcy? The vast majority of people who find themselves in the position of facing a Chapter 7 […]

Veterans in Bankruptcy

Veterans in Bankruptcy – V.A. Benefits Excluded from Means Test

Veterans in bankruptcy face enough challenges.  One such challenge no longer exists. The federal government on August 23, 2019 enacted the Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need Act of 2019.  Also known as “HAVEN” the law amends Section 101(10A) of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.  As a result, Veterans Administration and […]

Redeeming car in bankruptcy

Car In Bankruptcy: Redeeming & Other Options

Bankruptcy brings eye opening awareness of personal finances and one nagging issue for many is what happens to a car in bankruptcy. If it is a reliable car with affordable payments can you keep it? If it’s an old clunker can you get rid of it? What about a car […]

Homestead in Bankruptcy

Homestead Protection: Amounts Covered Vary by State

Think of “homestead” and you might envision a scenic home representing a historical residence or grand family estate. In the legal world, homestead law protects equity in a home from being taken by creditors. Such protections exist in state law. Nearly every U.S. state has its own homestead statute, designed to […]

Collection Lawsuits & Demands

Collection Lawsuits and Bankruptcy

Collection lawsuits annoy those who receive court papers. People don’t want to get in debt. The time, energy and cost of answering court papers can boggle the mind. When one of your creditors sues you in small claims court or any other court you must appear and you must file […]

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Frederick’s of Hollywood Bankruptcy Filing

News of Hollywood bankruptcy filings makes headlines. But this one, Frederick’s of Hollywood, ended an era of the sexy lingerie retailer’s mall stores. The company shut down all 94 of its stores in malls across the USA the week before filing on April 20, 2015. Through a Chapter 11 bankruptcy […]

What Happens to Personal Injury Claims in Bankruptcy?

PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS IN BANKRUPTCY

Personal injury claims in bankruptcy present a challenge. As with most challenges, knowing the landscape helps address the issue. Bankruptcy laws require that all assets be identified and listed in the various petitions, statements and schedules that are part of the filing. This is because, if you’re filing a chapter […]

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Attorney Myers is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Lawyers, and New Hampshire Trial Lawyers Association. The Law Offices of Andrew D. Myers offer a broad range of legal services in personal injury cases in Massachusetts (MA) and New Hampshire (NH) areas.

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