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How to Stop Foreclosure

How to Stop Foreclosure

There are several ways to stop a foreclosure. One of the most common ways to prevent a mortgage company from foreclosing on your home is to file Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. Chapter 13 allows you to reorganize your debt and gives you the opportunity to pay your mortgage arrearage over a 3 or 5 year period. It is important that you consult with an experienced Bankruptcy attorney and file your case before the date that the foreclosure is scheduled.

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The Story of My $1.15 Million Dollar Verdict

The Story of My $1.15 Million Dollar Verdict

My first jury trial resulted in a $1.15 million dollar verdict for my client. A few months after I graduated from law school a client walked into my office and told me a story of corporate greed and corruption. That story, and the lawsuit that I filed on his behalf that traveled all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, still influences the way that I practice law today. Read the story and see parts of the actual file here.

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What To Do After a Fire

What To Do After a Fire

On December 8, 2009 at 3:30 a.m. I woke up and smelled burning wire. A few minutes later our entire house was on fire and my wife and I were lucky to make it out alive. Investigators believe that lightning started the fire. I never thought in a million years that a fire would destroy our home. Looking back we realize that we were not adequately prepared for this disaster. Now I want to use my experience to help you prepare for a disaster and cope with its aftermath

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Why is it so expensive to hire a lawyer?

The financial investment in the education that it takes to get into a profession like law can be enormous. Just like any other profession or occupation, the longer you do something and the more experience you gain, the better you become at it. Legal fees often reflect the experience level of the professional you are dealing with. You wouldn’t hire a heart surgeon who didn’t know where to cut would you?

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