Category Archives: Legal Rights During and After Bankruptcy

Lien Avoidance in Bankruptcy, Part Two

This is the second post in a three-part series by Charleston Bankruptcy Lawyer, Russell A. DeMott.  Russ also practices real estate law, and has shared his knowledge of how the Bankruptcy Code can be used to strip judgment liens from real estate. In “Lien Avoidance (Part One),” I introduced the concept of liens.  In this […]

Lien Avoidance in Bankruptcy, Part One

Guest Blogger  Russell A. DeMott, a Charleston, South Carolina bankruptcy lawyer who helps clients file Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, begins his series today. Lien Avoidance in Bankruptcy (Part One) The Bankruptcy Code allows both judicial liens and liens on household goods to be “avoided,” that is, removed from your property.  In this three-part […]

Lien Avoidance in Bankruptcy

From time to time, a Guest Blogger will share voice at the New Mexico Bankruptcy Law Blog. Today, we welcome Russell A. DeMott, a Charleston, South Carolina bankruptcy lawyer who helps clients file Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Russell also is a Contributing Author at the Bankruptcy Law Network, an ABA “Top 100 Law […]

When Debt Collectors Call, Part 10: The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and Other Things You Should Know — NMBankruptcyBlog.com

From time to time, a Guest Blogger will share voice at the New Mexico Bankruptcy Law Blog. Today, we welcome Deborah DeMack. Deborah is a former Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Division of the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office. A solo practitioner now in private practice in Santa Fe, NM, Ms. DeMack practices […]

When Debt Collectors Call, Part 9: What are Your Rights and Remedies under the FDCPA? — NMBankruptcyBlog.com

From time to time, a Guest Blogger will share voice at the New Mexico Bankruptcy Law Blog. Today, we welcome Deborah DeMack. Deborah is a former Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Division of the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office. A solo practitioner now in private practice in Santa Fe, NM, Ms. DeMack practices […]

When Debt Collectors Call, Part 8: Other Types of Illegal Debt Collection Acts — NMBankruptcyBlog.com

From time to time, a Guest Blogger will share voice at the New Mexico Bankruptcy Law Blog. Today, we welcome Deborah DeMack. Deborah is a former Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Division of the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office. A solo practitioner now in private practice in Santa Fe, NM, Ms. DeMack practices […]

When Debt Collectors Call, Part 7: Statutes of Limitations — NMBankruptcyBlog.com

From time to time, a Guest Blogger will share voice at the New Mexico Bankruptcy Law Blog. Today, we welcome Deborah DeMack. Deborah is a former Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Division of the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office. A solo practitioner now in private practice in Santa Fe, NM, Ms. DeMack practices […]

When a Debt Collector Calls, Part 6: The 30 Day Validation (Verification) Notice — NMBankruptcyBlog.com

From time to time, a Guest Blogger will share voice at the New Mexico Bankruptcy Law Blog. Today, we welcome Deborah DeMack. Deborah is a former Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Division of the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office. A solo practitioner now in private practice in Santa Fe, NM, Ms. DeMack practices […]

When Debt Collectors Call, Part 5: How Do You Stop a Debt Collector from Contacting You? — NMBankruptcyBlog.com

From time to time, a Guest Blogger will share voice at the New Mexico Bankruptcy Law Blog. Today, we welcome Deborah DeMack. Deborah is a former Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Division of the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office. A solo practitioner now in private practice in Santa Fe, NM, Ms. DeMack practices […]

When Debt Collectors Call, Part 4: What Acts or Practices are Prohibited by the FDCPA? — NMBankruptcyBlog.com

From time to time, a Guest Blogger will share voice at the New Mexico Bankruptcy Law Blog. Today, we welcome Deborah DeMack. Deborah is a former Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Division of the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office. A solo practitioner now in private practice in Santa Fe, NM, Ms. DeMack practices […]