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Fourth Circuit opinion says tenancy by the entirety not exempt from tax debt

Published May 23, 2024 by Philip Sasser

How does a Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on tenancy by the entirety impact the Eastern District NC Bankruptcy Court? High School civics class was long ago, so let’s review how court decisions work their way up the appellate...

Disputed Territory

Published December 29, 2023 by Sasser Law Firm

The United States Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments about the Purdue Pharma bankruptcy case. That, in itself, is not terribly unusual. Since bankruptcy is Federal Law, the US Supreme Court is the natural and appropriate endpoint for all bankruptcy...

How Much Does It Cost to File for Bankruptcy?

Published November 7, 2023 by Sasser Law Firm
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If you’re considering filing for bankruptcy, you may have many questions. You might wonder, how much does it cost to file bankruptcy? Depending on the type of bankruptcy and the attorney you choose to handle your case, various costs are...

Should You File for Bankruptcy Before or After Filing Your Tax Return?

Published February 15, 2023 by Sasser Law Firm
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Filing for bankruptcy can be a confusing process – as can filing your taxes. Combining the two can become even more complicated. Generally, but not always, it is better to complete your tax return before filing for bankruptcy. The team...

How Bankruptcy Affects Your Financial Future

Published January 24, 2023 by Sasser Law Firm
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The decision to declare bankruptcy is a difficult one. But it is often necessary for those facing overwhelming debt, giving them a chance at a fresh financial start. Bankruptcy can have consequences that affect your finances. For more information about...

Crises Are Not Limited to Global Pandemics

Published January 17, 2023 by Sasser Law Firm

Crises are not limited to a global pandemic. People experience various levels of crisis all the time, but sometimes those crises hit close to home and become too much to handle alone. If you have a medical emergency, you would...

Bankruptcy Code Changes Go Into Effect on April 1

Published March 29, 2022 by Sasser Law Firm
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There are many bankruptcy code details you should be aware of when filing for bankruptcy. However, bankruptcy law does change sometimes. A compassionate bankruptcy lawyer can help you navigate the law and your financial situation. Increase in Bankruptcy Code Dollar...

Could your student loans be discharged in bankruptcy

Published February 25, 2022 by Sasser Law Firm
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Although difficult, it’s not impossible to discharge student loan debt in bankruptcy. But the process isn’t easy. Sasser Law Firm is here to help you better understand your legal options with bankruptcy and student loans. Can You File Bankruptcy on...

Difference between bankruptcy chapters

Published December 7, 2021 by Sasser Law Firm
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If you are considering taking the step of filing for bankruptcy to get on the path toward financial health and free yourself of crushing debt, you will find that the Bankruptcy Code offers multiple types of bankruptcy. But you may...

Is Having Equity in Property a Problem in Bankruptcy?

Published December 2, 2021 by Sasser Law Firm

Can having equity in a property be a problem when it comes to filing a bankruptcy case? Perhaps you are struggling with debt right now that is difficult to pay from your income and other earnings. Perhaps you have delinquent...

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