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Student Debt Cancellation

What's next for student debt relief? United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has blocked the plan Biden announced the loan cancellation program in August. Under its terms, many borrowers who earned less than $125,000 during the pandemic should receive up to $10,000 in student loan forgiveness. Borrowers who received Pell Grants, federal [...]

By |2022-10-25T22:04:33-04:00October 25th, 2022|Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, Financial|Comments Off on Student Debt Cancellation

Considering Bankruptcy?

Financial issues can create enormous stress. If you are having trouble meeting your financial obligations and debt payments, it's important to understand that you may have significant options available for you. The sooner you take action to resolve the issue, the better off you will be. Too many people are afraid to face their financial [...]

By |2020-12-23T14:32:51-05:00July 30th, 2020|Bankruptcy|Comments Off on Considering Bankruptcy?

A Letter to our Clients from Mark Godbey

Dear Clients, I hope this letter finds you and your family all safe and healthy. Like you, the attorneys and staff at Godbey Law have also spent the last several weeks adjusting to a world with COVID-19. This means understanding how it affects our staff and our clients, then making the necessary adjustments to daily [...]

By |2020-12-23T14:32:51-05:00May 6th, 2020|Bankruptcy, Criminal, Divorce, Estate Planning, Family law, Personal Injury, Small Business|Comments Off on A Letter to our Clients from Mark Godbey

Letter to Our Clients – Celebrating 25 Years

To All Clients of Godbey Law, [WATCH VIDEO] Twenty-five years ago today, I came home early to tell my wife (who was pregnant with our first child) that I had quit my job in order to open my own law firm. I have no regrets. Today we celebrate 25 years of legal leadership at Godbey [...]

By |2020-12-23T14:32:52-05:00September 15th, 2018|Bankruptcy, Business Law, Criminal, Divorce, Estate Planning, Family law, Small Business|Comments Off on Letter to Our Clients – Celebrating 25 Years

What Really Happens During a Government Shutdown?

The looming shutdown of the federal government would affect the everyday lives of people across the country, regardless of whether they're government workers. Hundreds of thousands of federal workers would be off the job, military death benefits would be suspended and the Smithsonian museums would close. What you CAN do during a Government Shutdown Get [...]

By |2018-01-19T17:50:48-05:00January 19th, 2018|Bankruptcy, Business Law, Governments, Small Business|Comments Off on What Really Happens During a Government Shutdown?

Collection on a Judgment

So you got sued by someone and they won. What can they do to turn their judgment into money? There are several ways a creditor can collect on a judgment they have won against you in a court decision. Here are two examples: 1. Wage Garnishments- Your employer may withhold some of your wages if [...]

By |2020-12-23T14:32:57-05:00January 27th, 2015|Bankruptcy|Comments Off on Collection on a Judgment

What is a Judgment?

A judgment is a court order, sentence, or decision that has been entered into public record by the court. A judgment can only be entered after a lawsuit has been filed against you. There are different types of judgments. Default Judgments - If you fail to respond to a law suit or some kind of [...]

By |2020-12-23T14:32:57-05:00June 9th, 2014|Bankruptcy|Comments Off on What is a Judgment?

Can Filing Bankruptcy Affect Your Employment and Car Insurance Rates?

With the recent recession and foreclosure crisis, many people have filed or are considering filing a Bankruptcy of some kind. What impact will filing a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy have on your future? There are a lot of myths out there, but there is some information you should know about how bankruptcy can [...]

By |2020-12-23T14:32:58-05:00February 11th, 2014|Bankruptcy|Comments Off on Can Filing Bankruptcy Affect Your Employment and Car Insurance Rates?

Considering Alternatives To Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is not your only possible solution if you are feeling trapped underneath your debt. Generally, people who end up in bankruptcy court have already exhausted other options either at the recommendation of a bankruptcy attorney or a credit counseling program. Before initiating your bankruptcy, consider whether one of these alternatives could help you get [...]

By |2020-12-23T14:32:58-05:00December 17th, 2013|Bankruptcy|Comments Off on Considering Alternatives To Bankruptcy

Debt Payment Plans Versus Bankruptcy: What Is Right For You?

Do you feel like your debt is spiraling out of control? Have you been searching for tools to help you manage your financial situation? You may have discovered resources regarding both debt payment plans and bankruptcy. Each has its merits, and there are some circumstances in which bankruptcy might be your only solution. Avoiding Bankruptcy [...]

By |2020-12-23T14:32:59-05:00September 25th, 2013|Bankruptcy|Comments Off on Debt Payment Plans Versus Bankruptcy: What Is Right For You?
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