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Cookeville Office 931-400-2218

Serving all of Middle Tennessee’s Bankruptcy Needs

Bankruptcy may help debtors avoid tax bills

Until 2018, homeowners in Tennessee could cancel up to $2 million in mortgage debt without incurring a tax bill. This was true for those who lost a primary residence through a short sale or foreclosure. However, this perk expired at the end of 2017 and is unlikely to...

Filing for bankruptcy can cost thousands

Filing for bankruptcy in Tennessee and other states can cost up to $4,000 after accounting for filing and attorney fees. Those who are filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy will pay a filing fee of $335 in addition to paying an attorney up to $1,500. Debtors who are seeking...

Seniors and debt: bankruptcy during retirement

In Tennessee and across the United States, many senior citizens do not retire in style. Instead, retired seniors often live on low Social Security incomes or Social Security disability payments. Some seniors cannot afford to buy groceries unless they have food stamps....

Young people have high credit card debt

Student loan debt among the Millenial generation gets a lot of attention for a good reason, but what gets less attention is the high amount of credit card debt accumulated by this same group. According to a survey conducted by CompareCards, only 13 percent of younger...

Many bankruptcies are linked to student loans

America's student loan debt crisis is taking its toll on consumers in Tennessee and across the United States. A new study by LendEDU finds that 32% of individuals filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy have student loan debt. Of those individuals, student loans account for...

Most bankruptcies linked to medical bills

Many people in Tennessee are struggling to make ends meet and falling behind on their bills. There are a number of issues that can contribute to financial troubles, from excessive credit card debts to sudden job loss. However, the most common single cause of personal...

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