• Can I Change My Social Security Number?

    So here’s an answer to a question that I get from time to time: What if I don’t like my…

    Simon Law
  • Massachusetts High Schoolers Financially Illiterate

    Massachusetts rarely falls behind places like Alabama and Mississippi for any metric not concerning college football but the Commonwealth’s education…

    Simon Law
  • Fun and Interesting Panel This Afternoon

    This is going to be an informative and fun afternoon!

    Simon Law
  • Nine (9) Ways To Avoid Fraud

    Scam artists in the United States and around the world defraud millions of people each year. They use the phone,…

    Simon Law
  • The Equifax Data Calamity

    *This post is not legal advice but merely one attorney’s opinion. What Happened On Thursday, September 7, 2017, the Atlanta-based…

    Simon Law
  • What Does It Mean to be Judgment Proof?

    An individual obligated on most debts could potentially suffer garnished wages, levied bank accounts, or a lien on their home…

    Simon Law
  • Please Do Not Transfer Property

    Oh, if I had a nickel each time a prospective client has asked me a variation of the following:
    “I want to file bankruptcy but I think it would be best to put my house in my name because I don’t want to disclose my house as an asset.”

    Simon Law
  • Debtor Does Very Dumb Thing

    Sometimes a client will ask me if they can “avoid” listing one or more of their credit cards on their bankruptcy petition. I, of course, promptly say NO! Then I usually follow up and ask why on earth they would want to do that.

    Simon Law
  • Seriously Stop With the Using of the Credit Cards

    Usually when people contact a consumer bankruptcy attorney their credit card balances are high. And yes, it can be tempting to use credit if you have decided to file bankruptcy. After all, you’re discharging the debt anyway so why not buy a few more things? Here is some advice – DO NOT DO THAT!

    Simon Law
  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

    The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) protects consumers, and promotes the ethical practice of debt collecting. Simply stated, the law requires debt collectors to obey the law. Debt collectors cannot harass, they cannot threaten bodily injury or harm, they cannot disregard rules of courts.

    Simon Law