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Category Bankruptcy & Debt Relief News

27
Sep

THE COMPLIMENT OF A VOTE OF CONFIDENCE -AN OPEN THANK YOU TO ALL OF MY PRESENT AND PAST CLIENTS, STAFF AND ASSOCIATES

I was recently gratified to learn that I received a sufficient number of votes in the recent Evansville Courier’s 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards to be designated the “Platinum” award winner for “Best Attorney*” in Evansville.  First, I would like to express my appreciation and a heart felt “Thank You!!” to all of my present and ...
20
Apr

IS BANKRUPTCY MY ONLY OPTION TO ELIMINATE DEBT?

Choosing an option to manage and gain relief from debt, including potential bankruptcy, is never easy.  After all, no one wants to file bankruptcy if they can avoid doing so.    At Kinkade & Associates we are frequently asked by clients if there are any alternatives to filing bankruptcy.  Under the right circumstances settling debt may ...
14
Dec

I am thinking about filing bankruptcy without an attorney, is this a good idea?

Abraham Lincoln, our 16th President, was also a practicing attorney.  Attorney Abraham Lincoln is famously quoted as stating “He who represents himself has a fool for a client.”  Although it may be a harsh generalization and an unfair conclusion in some cases, is there any relevance in this opinion for those who may be considering ...
6
Jul

HANDLING DEBT COLLECTION CALLS: THE LAWFUL, THE LAWBREAKERS AND THE LIARS.

Phone calls from debt collectors may become an increasingly difficult fact of life if you have fallen behind on payments to your creditors. Since most debt collection agencies and the people they employ get paid based on their performance - that is whether or not they collect payments on behalf of creditors, there is a ...
12
Jan

2015 – Will this Be the Year You and Your Family Manage and Resolve Your Debt?

We are all familiar with the concept of starting each new year with resolutions we hope will resolve an issue we have been struggling with.  Defining success in resolving an issue requires us to define our end result, in other words to set goals.  In turn, setting goals provides an opportunity to focus not only ...
31
Jul

The Compliment of Personal Referrals

In May, 2014 I attended an excellent two day conference with bankruptcy attorney’s and their staff from all over the country.  During the two days a variety of speakers gave presentations regarding leadership, office management, bankruptcy practice computer software and other topics of interest to bankruptcy lawyers.  In addition to these excellent presentations there were ...
4
Dec

Should I Consider Filing Bankruptcy?

Considering bankruptcy as an option is never easy. After all, no one wants to file bankruptcy if they can avoid doing so. As difficult as it can be to take that first step of contacting an attorney no one should make a decision regarding potential bankruptcy without thoroughly discussing their situation in person with an ...
27
Sep

The Benefits of Working with a Local Attorney

If you have been sued in court by a creditor or debt collector or if your home is in foreclosure you may receive a letter from an attorney or other type of firm offering to assist you.   It can be very tempting to seek help from these firms as a result of this contact. After ...
2
Aug

Home Foreclosure: What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself and Your Family

Potentially rescue your home from foreclosure and get back on track with your mortgage. Lets face it, the potential threat of you and your family losing your home in a foreclosure action is pretty scary. Most people have never received documents from a court which are clearly aimed at taking your home away from you ...
10
Jul

Top Ten Bankruptcy Myths

I make too much money to file for bankruptcy. The fact is that even high income individuals or families sometimes need the protection of bankruptcy. Although income is a factor in the type of bankruptcy an individual or family may qualify for, there is no absolute prohibition against high income individuals or families considering the ...
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