Create a Homestead

Create a Homestead

A person’s home is his or her castle, subject of course to real estate taxes, assessments, mortgages, and creditors threatening to attach the home to satisfy a money judgment. Filing a simple form with the Registry of Deeds won’t help protect your home against the tax collector or your mortgage lender, but it can help Read More

Legal Checkup

Legal Checkup

Most people are familiar with the concept of an annual medical examination. Very few people, however, regularly review their legal and financial affairs with their attorney. Changes in one’s family or financial situation coupled with changes in the law make it advisable to take a fresh look at your “legal health” from time to time. Read More

Bankruptcy Misconceptions

Bankruptcy Misconceptions

THE BANKRUPTCY CODE IS THERE TO HELP YOU Bankruptcy misconceptions often keep people from getting the debt relief and help they need. The concept of forgiving debts is recognized in the Old Testament (Deuteronomy 15:1-2) and the founding fathers enabled the federal government to establish bankruptcy laws in the United States Constitution. Bankruptcy laws exist Read More

What can I keep?

What can I keep?

BANKRUPTCY WILL ALLOW YOU TO KEEP THE PROPERTY YOU NEED The fear of the unknown often stands between people and the debt relief they need. It is important to have knowledgeable advice about the property you can keep (i.e. exemptions). At the law firm of Scheier Katin & Epstein, P.C. we provide people with information Read More