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Homeowners’ Association Dues and Bankruptcy

June 4th, 2012  |  No Comments ››

Written by Charleston Bankruptcy Lawyer, Russell A. DeMott Homeowners' dues can be an important consideration in your bankruptcy.  And by "homeowners' association dues," I'm including condo dues and other dues--by any name--which must be ... Continue Reading »

Should You Reaffirm Your Mortgage?

October 15th, 2011  |  2 Comments ››

Written by Charleston Bankruptcy Lawyer, Russell A. DeMott Reaffirmation agreements and the law surrounding can be downright confusing.  In fact, the law on this topic is so bizarre that it reminds me of the ... Continue Reading »

Mortgage Stripping in Bankruptcy

December 18th, 2010  |  7 Comments ››

Written by Charleston Bankruptcy Lawyer, Russell A. DeMott Mortgage modification in bankruptcy is a confusing topic.   Some say you can.   Some say you can't. As with most bankruptcy issues, the answer ... Continue Reading »

Mortgage Modification Checklist

November 26th, 2010  |  No Comments ››

Written by Charleston Bankruptcy Lawyer, Russell A. DeMott Mortgage modification is a hot topic lately.   And most commentators have rendered a verdict: Mortgage modification programs like HAMP and HAFA (Home Affordable Modification Program ... Continue Reading »

Stopping Foreclosure With a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

September 12th, 2010  |  2 Comments ››

Written by Charleston Bankruptcy Lawyer, Russell A. DeMott Chapter 7 bankruptcy can slow down foreclosure, but it's not the best way to stop foreclosure. Chapter 7 bankruptcy is the most common kind of consumer bankruptcy. ... Continue Reading »

What is Chapter 13 Bankruptcy? (Part One)

April 15th, 2010  |  No Comments ››

Written by Charleston Bankruptcy Lawyer, Russell A. DeMott Chapter 13 bankruptcy is more involved that Chapter 7 bankruptcy.   There are things you can do in Chapter 13 that can't be done in a ... Continue Reading »

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Stops Foreclosure

January 23rd, 2010  |  2 Comments ››

Written by Charleston Bankruptcy Lawyer, Russell A. DeMott I've often referred to Chapter 13 bankruptcy as a tool.   And here's one thing this tool is good for: Stopping Foreclosure. I got a call last ... Continue Reading »

How Long Will Bankruptcy Screw Up My Credit?

January 13th, 2010  |  No Comments ››

Written by Charleston Bankruptcy Lawyer, Russell A. DeMott Okay. I admit it.   The title's a bit blunt even for me.   But this was one of the Google searches that brought a potential ... Continue Reading »

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