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What Happens if I Fall Behind on My Mortgage Payment If I’m in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy in Alabama?

When you file Ch. 13 there is a provision in the law called the Automatic Stay. The Automatic Stay is like a blanket that covers you when you file, preventing your creditors from taking “any action to collect a debt” from the date that you filed forward without permission from the Court. That Automatic Stay provision is what stopped the foreclosure when you filed.

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Alabama Bankruptcy and Debt Relief Questions

Since calls to my office about bankruptcy have been increasing, I’ve decided to share some bankruptcy FAQs with you. These are short answers to complicated questions. If you are considering filing bankruptcy, it is important that you hire an experienced attorney.

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Alabama Automobile Accident Legal FAQs

Although I handle many different types of cases I represent a lot of people involved in automobile accidents. Auto accident law can be very complicated because the different traffic laws, insurance coverage, and situations that people get into. Here are some of the most common questions that I get involving automobile accidents.

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How Does Small Claims Court Work in Alabama?

You can file a Small Claims lawsuit in almost any civil case where the amount in controversy is $3,000.00 or less. You do not need a lawyer to represent you because the rules are relaxed and your case will be decided by a Judge and not a jury. To initiate a case in Small Claims Court you need to fill out a Statement of Claim (Complaint) and file it with the clerk’s office in either the county where your claim occurred or where the Defendant (person you are suing) resides.

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