Podcast: Protecting Your Finances During COVID-19

Making Good Personal Financial Decisions During the COVID-19 Crisis The coronavirus and COVID-19 diagnoses in the United States have quickly changed our lives in many ways. While health and public safety are top priority, many of us are concerned about our personal finances, and how …

Attorney Heather Culp Serves on Bar’s Programs Committee

On July 1, Essex Richards attorney Heather Culp begins a three-year term chairing the North Carolina Bar Foundation’s Programs Committee, which provides direction for and oversight of the Foundation’s pro-bono and public service programs.  She will also serve a three-year term on the Foundation’s Board …

Essex Richards Launches Bankruptcy Blog

Essex Richards is excited to announce the launch of our Bankruptcy blog. The blog, written by bankruptcy attorney Heather Culp, will cover questions and issues that arise in filing for personal bankruptcy, as well as other debt-related legal matters. Topics will include the differences in …

Will I Have To Go To Court?

Many people are intimidated by the legal system – at least the one portrayed in movies and T.V. legal dramas – speaking in front of a judge, being sworn in, appealing to a jury, facing your creditors.  But in the case of bankruptcy, rest assured, …

Will My Bankruptcy Hurt My Spouse?

Your marriage has been a model of relational accord since saying “I Do” a few decades ago, with one major exception: finances. Money – one of the most significant weights and causes for discord placed on most marriages. Jobs have been unsteady, hospital bills have …

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Heather Culp Speaks on Divorce, Debt, & Bankruptcy Podcast

Bankruptcy partner Heather Culp was recently featured on local Charlotte podcast, “Welcome to Splitsville.”  The podcast, hosted by attorney Leigh Sellers, covers topics in the field of family law.  In this week’s episode, “Divorce, Debt, & Bankruptcy,” Leigh and Heather discuss how finances affect marriage …

Heather Culped Named to Leaders in the Law

Welcome to Essex Richards’ Bankruptcy Blog

Welcome to the first blog post from the bankruptcy group at Essex Richards. I often think about what my clients have been through before they make the decision to give me a call.  They have likely been putting off calling for months, sometimes years, so …

Heather Culped Named to Leaders in the Law

Heather Culp to Speak at NC Association of CPAs Tax Conference

Essex Richards Partner Heather Culp will speak at the North Carolina Association of CPAs upcoming conference on December 6 in Greensboro. Heather will speak on individual and business tax issues related to bankruptcy. The conference will cover important topics related to North Carolina state and local …

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Answers to Ten FAQs about North Carolina Receiverships

By Heather Culp I have served as an attorney for court-appointed receivers and as a receiver in North Carolina courts over the past 10 years. The law in North Carolina authorizes the appointment of a receiver under certain circumstances.[1]  For those who have questions about …