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What Is A Fraudulent Conveyance?

11 U.S.C. § 548 empowers bankruptcy trustees to avoid certain transfers made by a debtor of assets that place them beyond the reach of creditors. A “fraudulent conveyance” is a transfer of the debtor’s assets to a third party with the intent to prevent creditors from reaching these assets in...
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The Post-Bankruptcy Education Requirement

Any individual who files a consumer bankruptcy case is required to complete two counseling classes, one before filing the bankruptcy case, and one after filing but prior to the receipt of a discharge. The second counseling class known as debtor education in personal financial management course is necessary and crucial...
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Can Taxes Be Discharged In a Bankruptcy Case?

Many potential bankruptcy filers are unclear whether taxes are dischargeable in a bankruptcy case, whether filed under Chapter 7, 11, 12 or 13. To clarify, taxes are dischargeable in certain circumstances if the requirements set forth by certain rules are satisfied.  It’s vital that all Georgia taxpayers and prospective bankruptcy...
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How A Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Can Help You

A Chapter 13 bankruptcy is considered a reorganization under federal bankruptcy law found in Title 11 of the United States Code. Bankruptcies filed under Chapter 13 permit natural persons to reorganize the repayment of debts and, more importantly, enable them to keep valuable assets like a personal residence and motor...
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How A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Can Help You

If it’s the best available option, a Chapter 7 can help you. If bankruptcy is necessary and appropriate under the circumstances, the choice for most individuals would be whether to file a Chapter 7 case or a Chapter 13 case. Many debtors prefer filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case over a Chapter...
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Simple Summer Traveling Tips

The road trip is a classic vacation excursion and often the highlight of a long, hot summer. Few family activities are more memorable. Before you, family and friends hit the road in your car, truck, SUV, or RV, read the following safety tips for summer travel. Taking the time to...
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Alarming News About Nursing Home Abuse

The Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of Inspector General released a report in late 2017 containing data that indicates many cases of nursing home abuse are unreported to authorities. The report also states that there is a realistic probability that a significant number of cases, in fact, perhaps thousands,...
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Uninsured Motorists And Personal Injury Cases

Involvement in a motor vehicle accident with an uninsured motorist is a jarring experience since it presents a journey into the unknown. If the uninsured motorist is at-fault, how much compensation will be available to pay for any ensuing losses for personal injuries and property damage? Normally, the insurance policy...
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Off-Road Safety Tips

Lehman Franklin has over 50 years of experience, giving him an intricate understanding of legal procedures necessary to develop a winning strategy for your case. A member of the firm for her entire legal career and since 2003, Kim Ward offers her expertise and experience to provide effective legal representation...
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Assault And Personal Injury

If you or a loved one is in need of a personal injury lawyer, contact the attorneys at H. Lehman Franklin, P.C. Contact our office by telephone at 912-764-9616 or fill out our contact form H. Lehman Franklin has been involved in the Statesboro community for over 50 years offering capable...
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Suing For Damages Caused By A Defective Roadway

Anyone who suffers personal injuries in a motor vehicle accident may be entitled to compensation from culpable parties. Successfully obtaining a complete recovery for an accident victim’s losses in the form of a money damages award is the primary goal of attorneys Lehman Franklin and Kimberly Ward. Motor vehicle accidents...
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About Auto Insurance In Georgia

Where do you turn once you’ve been involved in an accident? Lehman Franklin has over 50 years of experience, giving him an intricate understanding of legal procedures necessary to develop a winning strategy for your case. A member of the firm for her entire legal career and since 2003, Kimberly...
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Safe Boating Tips

It’s June 1st and summer is just around the corner. Residents of southeastern Georgia will soon dust off their boats and take advantage of the warm weather. Safety is paramount when dealing with boats since, like motor vehicles, many crafts may weigh over a ton and move at high rates...
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Toxic Torts and Personal Injury: Asbestos

A tort is a civil wrong that causes another party to suffer harm thus creating civil legal liability. A toxic tort is a claim for losses due to an injury caused by exposure to a hazardous chemical, material, or other substance. H. Lehman Franklin, P.C. offers quality and capable legal...
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Motor Vehicle Passenger Injury Claims

Motor vehicle accidents are rarely, if ever, anything but an unsettling, unpleasant experience. They can be especially frightening for passengers who may have a claim for damages if they suffer any ensuing harm. You have legal rights as a passenger in a motor vehicle accident. The attorneys and staff at...
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