Stay Violations


Can Child Support be Withheld from Your Paycheck After Filing Chapter 13? – Alabama Consumer Bankruptcy Lawyer Judson E. Crump

Only temporarily, says the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Bankruptcy lawyers all know how much of a pain it can be to deal with child support in a bankruptcy case.  The reason for this is a relatively recent addition to the Bankruptcy Code –  §362(b)(2)(C), which says that “domestic support obligations” […]


Can the Repo Man Do That? The Law on Repossessions. – Alabama Consumer Protection Attorney Judson E. Crump 49

About a million cars are repossessed each year in the United States.  Many of these are illegal, though most debtors (and a lot of repo agencies) don’t know it.  So just what makes a repossession illegal? Breach of the Peace. A secured creditor can only repossess their collateral if they […]


Payday lenders keep calling me after filing bankruptcy. What do I do? – Alabama Bankruptcy Attorney Judson E Crump

We’ve all seen the TV commercials: “Stop foreclosures, wage garnishments, and repossessions NOW!  Call Alabama Bankruptcy Attorney Passem Tuaparalegal TODAY!” And if you’ve filed bankruptcy, the primary reason you did so was to stop all of your creditors from calling you, taking your paycheck, taking your house, and doing all […]