1. The History of Bankruptcy

    One in seventy homes in the US has filed for bankruptcy making it an extremely common topic of discussion for many Americans. But where did the concept of bankruptcy come from? The process may be different today than it was in the past, but, surprisingly, bankruptcy has existed in some form or another for thousands of years. Ancient Greece Bankruptcy as we know it today was not an option for peopl…Read More

  2. The Advantages and Disadvantages of Homeownership and Your Options if You’re Facing Foreclosure

    According to statistics from a report provided by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (more commonly known as the FDIC) “one out of every two hundred homes will be foreclosed upon” and six out of ten homeowners “wish they understood the terms and details of their mortgage better.” The same report shows that more than twenty percent of American households are spending more than they e…Read More

  3. 5 Facts About Bankruptcy

    When it comes to bankruptcy, confusion abounds. If you file for bankruptcy are you just out of luck? Will it ruin your life? Is your plan for your future now out of the question? Nearly everyone has heard something about bankruptcy that is an exaggeration; oftentimes what they’ve heard is flat out untrue. Here are five facts about bankruptcy that will give you a better idea about what it actuall…Read More

  4. Contact a Lawyer Early if You’ve Received a Notice of Foreclosure

    If you have received a letter stating that your lender intends to begin a foreclosure on your property, hiring a lawyer as early as possible in the process will go a long way towards making the procedure go as smoothly as possible. Sometimes lawyers are able to come to an agreement with your lender, allowing you to stay in your home if they are brought in to help early on. The first step in the fo…Read More

  5. Bankruptcy: What’s the Difference Between Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13?

    Bankruptcy is often misunderstood and can be a confusing process to work your way through which is why we’d like to provide you with a detailed overview of what bankruptcy actually is and the various options that are available to you. We know that filing for bankruptcy is a difficult decision to make and one that often carries with it a large amount of stress and uncertainty. C. Rainford Law can…Read More

  6. Break The Cycle

    In our previous blog we talked about being abused by a spouse, and calling a family law attorney to help you fight your way out of a bad marriage. If you are still on the fence about leaving your spouse due to fear of them harming you, we are here to help push you over the fence. We have seen many cases of violence and domestic abuse here at C. Rainford Law Firm, which is why today we would like t…Read More

  7. Living In Fear

    Are you living in fear from your husband or wife? If you are feeling trapped, threatened, or vulnerable you may be in an abusive relationship. Being in an abusive relationship is scary, painful, and unfortunately it is something that most individuals keep silent about. Abuse in a relationship can take many forms, it isn’t just physical violence that is ailing women. Physical Abuse If you are bei…Read More

  8. When To File For Bankruptcy

    Bankruptcy is a scary term with a lot of negativity attached to it. It is when you owe more than you can afford to pay. This occurs when you overspend and can’t catch up on your bills or credit card payments. In situations like this, you need to thoroughly assess your finances including stocks and bonds and any other liquid assets. Any and everything that you own should be valued to determine wh…Read More

  9. When Do You Need A Personal Injury Lawyer?

    If you or someone you know has been a victim of personal injury, it is smart to hire legal representation. The financial cost well outweighs the overall benefits that having a personal injury lawyer will provide. Sometimes, the simple  threat of getting your lawyer involved will result in benefits in your favor. Whether your case goes to court or can be reconciled man to man, it is good to have a…Read More

  10. Do I Need an Immigration Lawyer?

    If you are immigrating to America from another country, you are required to be granted a green card or an immigrant visa by the United States government. If your case is straightforward with no complications such as a criminal history or a history of run ins with the Department of Immigration, you can receive a green card with no issue. However, if you have a complicated case,  chances are that y…Read More