I devote the majority of my practice to bankuptcy law while also taking on Family... more
I devote the majority of my practice to bankuptcy law while also taking on Family law cases on occasion. Originally from Columbus, Mississippi, I graduated from Mississippi State University and MIssissippi College School of Law. While in college I was enlisted in the U.S. Marines and was depolyed to Iraq during 2004-2005. I was medically retired from the Marines after sustainging life threateni... view profile
If you owe money but need time to repay it, you may require the services of a Chapter 13 bankruptcy attorney. In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, the court appoints a trustee to help you straighten out your finances (sometimes called a financial reorganization). Unlike a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you are required to file a plan to pay off the money owed over a three-to-five-year period under the bankruptcy court's supervision. If you file Chapter 13 bankruptcy, then both the courts and the creditors you owe will closely monitor your financial transactions, and an experienced Chapter 13 bankruptcy attorney can help both debtors and creditors navigate the process.