For the fifth time, US lawmakers have introduced a bill which would treat private student loan debt the same as other private debt in bankruptcy proceedings. Congressmen Steve Cohen (TN-09) and Danny Davis (IL-07) introduced the legislation. “Congress taking action … Continue reading
Good news for our community. The Jacksonville Daily record reports that bankruptcy filings have come down from their peak. Filings in the 16-county Jacksonville Division peaked at an average of 953 a month in 2010 and have fallen to 721, … Continue reading
Wells Fargo & Company is hosting a free Home Preservation Workshop for Jacksonville area Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Wells Fargo Financial, and Wells Fargo Home Equity customers facing financial hardships. Wells Fargo has invited more than 4,000 mortgage customers to … Continue reading
There may be many reasons why one party may want a prenuptial agreement before entering into marriage. We can discuss these scenarios with you.
If you’re thinking of adopting, speak with us soon. There are many areas in the process that will require a sharp legal eye!
In an appeal, no new issues, witnesses or evidence is presented. The appellate court only reviews the previous trial. The court then decides whether to re-open the case.
Misdemeanors are classified from 1 – 4 or A – C, depending on the state. 1 (and A) define the most serious offenses, and 4 (and C) define the least serious.
To expunge a conviction from your criminal record, the court considers the time passed since arrest/conviction, the severity and nature of the crime, your previous criminal record, and other relevant factors.
If your ex-spouse is denying you your appointed visitation rights, let us know. This is unfortunately not that uncommon; there are, however, legal remedies that you may be able to take advantage of.
A plea bargain is a negotiation in which the defendant pleads guilty to a lesser charge in order to get a more serious charge dropped. An experienced attorney can help you understand what is being offered.