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What Questions Do They Ask At the Chapter 7 341 Hearing?

After a bankruptcy petition is filed, the Court will schedule a Creditors Meeting under Rule 341 of the Bankruptcy Code. While your creditors may appear, generally only the Trustee is present to ask you questions about your petition and decision to file bankruptcy. This examination is under oath and you should review your petition and […]

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Should Senior Citizens File for Bankruptcy?

Our firm works with many older clients who are facing both retirement and overwhelming debt.  Does it ever make sense for retirees to go bankrupt? For many seniors yes, but before you file that case you need to take into consideration a few points. If you don’t have any assets: 1. Stop paying your creditors. […]

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Loan Modification Scams

Now that the economy has rebounded, and consumers actually want to keep their homes, our office is seeing a surge in victims of loan modification scams.  Georgia consumers need to remember that there is NOTHING these companies do for you that you cannot do yourself.  All lenders have their own loan modification forms which you […]

Personal Injury Lawsuits in Bankruptcy Cases

Personal injury law and bankruptcy law are probably the most interrelated areas of law in my practice.  When people are injured they cannot work and when they cannot work they cannot pay their bills.  It does not take too long before they are facing repossession, foreclosure, and creditor harassment.  Filing for bankruptcy protection will stop […]

Georgia State Law School Bankruptcy Clinic

Giving back with legal pro bono work

Pro bono work is a core responsibility of Saedi Law Group. Our firm is committed to serving the public good and providing legal services to those who cannot otherwise obtain legal representation. Our lawyers work on pro bono matters throughout their careers at our firm.  We champion pro bono work through partner mentoring, training opportunities […]