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Good day world! We are happy to be here…and happy to have the new SC Homestead Exemption.

March 11th, 2007    •  by Showell    •   Comments Off on Good day world! We are happy to be here…and happy to have the new SC Homestead Exemption.

Well, if you have ever been to this site, you’ll note that it launched on 11/25/06. I really was hoping to do a general announcement that we were, you know, happy to be here hopefully providing a motherload of general and some specific information about bankruptcy law, instead of just being a cyberyellowpagead. Well, I’m […]...

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Website Presentation Coming Soon

September 25th, 2006    •  by Showell    •   Comments Off on Website Presentation Coming Soon

I’m working on finalizing my outline of my presentation about Bankruptcy Law on October 3, 2006 at York Technical College as part of the SC Bar Association’s Law School for Non-Lawyers. I’m going to give an hour and a half presentation as sort of an intro to bankruptcy law for any members of the general […]...

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Handling Changes

September 24th, 2006    •  by Showell    •   Comments Off on Handling Changes

Well, I’m working like crazy to get this website up and running, proofing, changing things to fit the law as it is this week. And I do mean “as it is this wee”. I went to the Mecklenburg County Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Seminar two days ago. It had a law professor from Wake Forest School […]...

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National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

September 18th, 2006    •  by Showell    •   Comments Off on National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

Today I heard from the Board of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and they have chosen me to be their South Carolina Representative. As I understand it, basically, I am going to do two things: first, work on membership by trying to get the SC members to stay being members, and trying to […]...

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Disclaimers, Disclosures, and Notes

June 16th, 2006    •  by Showell Blades    •   Comments Off on Disclaimers, Disclosures, and Notes

This website is intended as a general discussion of legal issues and not as a statement of fact, legal advice or legal opinion. Personal opinion may also be expressed. No attorney-client relationship is created by this website or anything contained herein. Do NOT act or rely upon law-related information in this Website without first seeking [&helli...

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  • Can I go to Jail for not Paying my Bills?

    No, not unless you committed a crime in the creation of the debt (for example, fraud). Simply borrowing money and not being able to pay it back is not a crime. Many creditors representatives will tell you lies on the telephone and say that they will have you put in jail. Perhaps they are too ignorant to know they are wrong or that it is illegal for them even to say that. See More Bankruptcy Q&A