There are a number of alternatives to provide debt relief for persons suffering from financial difficulties. Filing a bankruptcy petition helps to guarantee people a "fresh start" to get their finances back on track. A bankruptcy filing can immediately stop garnishments, lawsuits, foreclosures, repossessions, tax levies, and harassing telephone calls. In some cases, a bankruptcy filing can even allow a person to reinstate his or her driving privileges.
It is always important to think about how best to protect or distribute your assets upon death. Proper planning during your lifetime can ensure that your wishes are respected and that loved ones are provided for. Common questions include whether to have a will, a trust, power of attorney, living will/advance directive, or some other type of document.
Businesses of all shapes and sizes must follow sound legal practices in organizing, operating, and managing their affairs. From the initial choice of entity to the many details that arise in the normal course of operations, solid legal guidance is critical to the success of any business.