Brian T. Hemphill, P.C. is pleased to announce new, evening office hours to meet our client’s needs and busy schedules. We are now available until at least 6 PM on weeknights. If you would like to speak with us during those evening hours, please feel free to contact us.
I am excited to announce that, after a multi-year hiatus, I am expanding my law practice to once again include legal services related to domestic relations and family law, including: Divorce Legal Separation Child Custody Parenting Time Child Support Spousal Support/Alimony Grandparent and Third Party Rights Modifications Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements Along with my revamped family law practice,… [Read More]
The Judicial Conference of the United States recently decided to increase the filing fees associated with filing a bankruptcy case. The following increases will go into effect on June 1, 2014: Chapter 7: $335 (increased from $306) Chapter 11: $1,717 (increased from $1,213) Chapter 12: $275 (increased from $246) Chapter 13: $310 (increased from $281)… [Read More]
Good news for Oregonians who are considering filing for bankruptcy protection. There are now two separate systems of exemptions to protect Oregon debtors in bankruptcy. As discussed in another article, exemptions are legal protection for people who file for bankruptcy protection. The Bankruptcy Code contains a list of federal bankruptcy exemptions. However, the Bankruptcy Code… [Read More]
Unfortunately, by the time you consider filing for bankruptcy protection, your credit score is usually in pretty poor shape. And, filing bankruptcy does further damage to your credit score. After navigating bankruptcy, you need to move forward with your life and rebuilding your credit is an important part of that process. There are many strategies… [Read More]
This article examines the interplay of a bankruptcy filing and your rights to recover money or damages for your personal injury. For brevity, this article will refer to your right to seek compensation from another person or party for injuries to you as an “Injury Claim”. Likewise, this article will refer to the the money… [Read More]