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John Woodman Quoted by WSOC-TV Regarding MV Realty Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy partner John Woodman was recently interviewed for a WSOC-TV article covering the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing of MV Realty. MV Realty Company earned press last year for offering fast cash to homeowners – thousands of dollars in some cases – with no interest or fees. To …

John Woodman to Speak at Mecklenburg County Bar Annual Review

Essex Richards attorney John Woodman will speak at the upcoming Mecklenburg County Bar’s Annual Review on February 2. John will provide an update on bankruptcy law as part of the Bar’s Annual Review CLE. John’s practice includes commercial litigation and bankruptcy law. He helps individuals, …

What Is The Automatic Stay And How Does It Work?

By: David DiMatteo and Heather Culp The instant a bankruptcy is filed, a “stay” usually goes into effect, restraining creditors (those owed money or property) from taking certain actions against the debtor (the person or entity that filed for bankruptcy) or against “property of the …

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Heather Culp Quoted by WSOC-TV Regarding EpiCentre Sale

Bankruptcy partner Heather Culp was recently interviewed for a WSOC-TV article covering the sale of Charlotte’s EpiCentre following foreclosure proceedings earlier this year. The property was auctioned Tuesday morning at the Mecklenburg County Courthouse and was sold to the highest bidder, Deutsche Bank Trust Company …

How Much Debt Do You Have To Be In To File Chapter 7?

By: Heather Culp The short answer is, there is no specific dollar amount of debt required to file Chapter 7. The longer answer follows.  The best way to figure out whether you are a good candidate for bankruptcy – including Chapter 7, which is just …

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Essex Richards ERISA Litigation Team Earns National Recognition

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have named Essex Richards to their 2022 list of “Best Law Firms” in America. The firm received a national ranking and metropolitan rankings in several practice areas. For the sixth year in a row, Essex Richards earned a national ranking …