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Filing Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Introduction Facing the possibility of losing one’s home to foreclosure can be intimidating and unnerving. However, for homeowners facing such a hardship, there is a chance at finding relief and saving their homes by following a legal avenue known as Chapter 13 bankruptcy. This article intends to provide a comprehensive overview of how filing for […]

Do I need title insurance when I purchase my new home?

One of the frequent questions we are asked by buyers is “do I need title insurance?” In short, yes, you absolutely need to have title insurance and here is why: Everyone knows that your homeowner’s insurance policy insures the physical structures on your property, but title insurance policies are different. Title insurance will protect you […]

What happens to my digital assets when I die?

In the last twenty years, smartphones, tablets, computers, and apps have become part of our daily lives.  Americans are increasingly dependent on these technologies to create, store, and access personal belongings and accounts that exist only in digital format. Even though these digital assets are a large part of our lives, most people only account […]

Drive-Up Real Estate Closings!

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone is having to adjust and find new and creative ways to accomplish tasks while keeping everyone safe. Law firms are no different. Our clients’ and employees’ health are our top priority; therefore, in an effort to follow the CDC recommendations and guidelines we have established “drive-up” real estate […]

Using Bankruptcy to Stop a Wage Garnishment

Immediately upon filing a bankruptcy, the automatic stay is entered.  The automatic stay is an injunction, which prohibits creditors from taking any collection efforts against you, including continuing to garnish your wages. Additionally, the bankruptcy code has a mechanism to recover wages garnished pre-filing. In Virginia when a creditor files a wage garnishment there is […]

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