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Powerful Tool in Bankruptcy – Lien Avoidance

What is a lien avoidance and why is it important? I recently passed my sixth year as a practicing bankruptcy attorney. Over these years my experience has impacted my advice to clients. One of my first memorable experiences involved a powerful tool under the bankruptcy code is known as “lien avoidance.” Basically, “lien avoidance” is […]

Why Ignoring your Debts Will Only Make it Worse

Ignoring unpaid bills often make the problems multiply Taking action is hard.  Sometimes, simply ignoring the growing pile of bills or avoiding the endless phone calls seems easier than facing what might be inside the envelope or who might be on the other end of the phone line.  But, merely ignoring debt problems won’t make […]

Bankruptcy STOPS Judgments and Garnishments in Nebraska and Iowa

It’s almost never too late for Bankruptcy to stop a Judgment or Garnishment I am often asked questions about whether or not it is too late to file bankruptcy to wipe out a judgment or garnishment.  Common questions include: Will a bankruptcy wipe out a judgment? Is it too late to file bankruptcy if I […]

Being sued in Omaha, Nebraska? Join the crowd!

Collection lawsuits are rampant in Omaha, Nebraska As of March 5, 2013, over 4,700 lawsuits have been filed in the County Court of Douglas County, Nebraska for 2013 alone!  That averages out to be 104.4 new lawsuits every business day.  And, that’s just in Douglas County.  In Sarpy County, Nebraska , approximately 981 new lawsuits were […]

Will I owe money to my mortgage company after a foreclosure sale?

As a bankruptcy attorney, a very common scenario that I experience is a person that is facing a foreclosure or is worrying about owing money after a foreclosure sale, short sale or deed in lieu of foreclosure. With so many foreclosures in the recent past and with many more in the works, a lot of […]

Will a bankruptcy STOP a LAWSUIT or GARNISHMENT Omaha, NE?

Lawsuits 101 | Will bankruptcy stop a lawsuit or garnishment in Omaha, Nebraska? Answer:  YES, it will.  A bankruptcy will stop a lawsuit and a garnishment immediately.  Also, it is never too late to minimize the damage that the lawsuit may have already caused.  For example, even if the lawsuit is already at the judgment […]

Got SUED?- Bankruptcy Attorneys in Omaha can help FAST

As bankruptcy attorneys in Omaha, Nebraska, John T. Turco & Associates, P.C., L.L.O. gets working on your case FAST.  Our team of bankruptcy attorneys and support staff  is second to none in the Omaha metropolitan area and we know how to protect you from a lawsuit, garnishment, house foreclosure, tax levy or any other type […]

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