Number 2 Pet Peeve

Before every deposition of a client, I advise the witness to always answer deposition questions truthfully in as few words as possible. If a question can be answered “yes” or “no,” then that’s the preferred response. If the client does not know the answer to a question, the answer is

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Silencing the Bankruptcy Critic

“Some people take advantage of the bankruptcy laws and file unnecessarily,” says Mr. Bankruptcy Critic.  There are bankruptcy judges all over the United States at this very moment deciding whether a Debtor deserves to be granted a discharge.  Taking advantage of the bankruptcy laws and filing bankruptcy unnecessarily is what

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I Hope I Never Have to Use You

After some general niceties, the conversation that I have when I first meet someone usually goes something like this: Them: What do you do for a living? Me: I’m an attorney. Them: What kind of law do you practice? Me: Mostly bankruptcy Them: Oh, I hope I never have to

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