Category: Bankruptcy

Affordable Care Act Increases Could Be Too Much

The Department of Health and Human Services has announced massive increases in monthly healthcare premiums under the Affordable Care Act.  We knew these increases were coming, but it's fair to say few people expected it to be this extreme. According to Forbes, the increases will average nearly 25% across 38 federal exchange states, with some increases in triple digits. The highest average premium increases are in Arizona at 116%; Oklahoma at 69%; and Minnesota at 59%.   ... Read More
Posted by Darrell Castle at Thursday, Oct 27, 2016 | 0 comments
Share |

Car Repossession and Your Credit Score – Memphis Car Repo Lawyers

If you're facing repossession but haven't considered bankruptcy because you think it will ruin your credit score, I have some news for you: Repossession actually hurts worse than you think You can actually rebuild your credit after a bankruptcy Bankruptcy stops repossession in its tracks Car repossessions can stay on your credit report for seven years after the original delinquency date. That means it can actually hurt your credit for a full seven years.  So... Read More
Posted by Darrell Castle at Monday, Oct 24, 2016 | 0 comments
Share |

Can You Keep Your Retirement During a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Some people worry bankruptcy will affect their 401K or other retirement savings, but it's actually the opposite: Chapter 13 bankruptcy can help  protect  your retirement.  I can't tell you how many people have come to me after spending all their savings to pay back their debts. They've cashed out their 401K and now have nothing left.  It's devastating, because it didn't have to be that way. They could have protected those funds if they'd... Read More
Posted by Darrell Castle at Thursday, Oct 20, 2016 | 0 comments
Share |

Foreclosure on Mansions? Happens All the Time

Some people take comfort in assuming foreclosure can't affect them. But foreclosure can happen to anyone. In fact, foreclosure sometimes affects the biggest houses in the world.  Yesterday in Tampa, Florida, someone finally bought a mansion that had been foreclosed on way back in 2013. It belonged to a businessman named Paul Bilzerian who went to prison for illegal stock manipulation and then moved away.  The 28,000-square-foot lakefront estate has a total of 10... Read More
Posted by Darrell Castle at Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016 | 0 comments
Share |

Credit Card Debt Is Way Up for 2016

If you're worried about your credit card debt, odds are every neighbor on your block is worried, too.  A recent report from the Federal Reserve shows  we're taking on credit card debt at extremely dangerous rates – in fact, the last time we took out this much debt was in 2007, right before the financial crash. The second quarter (April-June) was especially bad. WalletHub called this uptick in debt "the largest second-quarter debt build-up since at least... Read More
Posted by Darrell Castle at Monday, Oct 17, 2016 | 0 comments
Share |

Fill out this form to have an attorney contact you about your case

Email Address*
Phone Number
Case Details
Join our email list?
Please answer the simple math question below to submit the form.
2 + 2 =


  • This has been an easier experience that I had imagined. I'm overly pleased with my lawyers!

    V.T., Memphis

  • I was in an urgent situation and Darrell Castle moved like lightening to help me. I am very pleased with this firm.

    R.H., Memphis

  • A very helpful staff that felt like family and not a business.

    A.W., Memphis

  • Darrell Castle & Associates really helped me to regain control of my credit and finances. The entire staff is so warm, friendly, patient and helpful. I am so thankful for them.

    K.B., Memphis

  • Everyone was so kind and understanding and made me feel comfortable and not like just another number. I truly thank everyone here.

    M.A., Memphis

  • Mr. Castle is not only intelligent and fully competent, but also kind and funny. His staff is exceptional and extremely caring. This process has gone quickly and smoothly, and you guys have made a difficult time easy. Thank you!

    Mr. E, Memphis