Category: Bankruptcy

Why Is Repossession So Dangerous?

When you see car repossession in the news, it's often because of a violent event.  In many cases, the car owner attacks the repo agent or tow truck driver. But sometimes it's the car repossession team that attacks. In May, a repo man faced manslaughter charges in Utah after allegedly chasing a woman in his tow truck and causing her to have a fatal crash. Repossession teams are supposed to receive training in deescalating a situation, but this doesn't always happen or... Read More
Posted by Darrell Castle at Monday, Sep 26, 2016 | 0 comments
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How to Pay for Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is designed for people in financial trouble. The cost of bankruptcy is regulated by law, and you don't need to have a ton of money to file.  How much each bankruptcy costs depends on your situation. Some lawyers will give you a chart promising certain prices, but they all have asterisks next to them. Like these: *depending on the complexity of the case and prior filing history *does not include litigation and motions *one client phone call per week included in... Read More
Posted by Darrell Castle at Friday, Sep 23, 2016 | 0 comments
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Are Shelby County Foreclosures Really at Historic Lows?

The news  looks great: Over the last year in Memphis and Shelby County, foreclosures are down 23% from the same point in 2015.* This adds to an overall trend since the worst days of the recession. Foreclosures in Memphis are going down, and that's a great thing. But there's a little more to the story: The recession hit Memphis hard. At the end of 2008, Memphis had 3,925 homes in foreclosure inventory (foreclosed but not resold yet). One subdivision in Cordova... Read More
Posted by Darrell Castle at Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 | 0 comments
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Predatory Lending Companies Target Millington Residents

In recent months, I've noticed an uptick in advertisements targeting Millington residents. One ad reads: "Get Car Loans For Bad Credit" Another says: "Need Emergency Cash? Get a Title Loan!" These ads are misleading at best. They come with  extremely  high interest rates and can destroy you financially for the rest of your life. They simply aren't worth it. As a Millington bankruptcy lawyer , I'm begging you not to take the bait. My... Read More
Posted by Darrell Castle at Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 | 0 comments
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5 Ways Memphians Can Get Rid of Credit Card Debt

The average Memphis household has over $5,300 in credit card debt, which would take an incredible 13 years to pay off if you only make the minimum payments.  As a Memphis bankruptcy lawyer I've seen how much credit card debt can affect a person's happiness and quality of life. It can feel like a hole you'll never climb out of.  We're not meant to live that way. Here are 5 tips for getting out of credit card debt so you can have financial freedom and save... Read More
Posted by Darrell Castle at Monday, Sep 19, 2016 | 0 comments
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