June 1, 2015
In the important case of Bank of America, N.A. v. Caulkett, 135 S. Ct. 674 – 2014, the US Supreme Court has held that debtors in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceeding may not void a wholly unsecured junior mortgage lien under 11 U.S.C §506(d) when the debt owed on a senior mortgage lien exceeds the … Continue reading Chapter 7 debtor cannot strip wholly unsecured 2nd mortgage
February 20, 2015
Three of Finney Law Firm’s attorneys — Chris Finney, Justin Walker and Brian Shrive — are experienced practitioners before the Boards of Revision throughout Ohio and the property valuation administrators of Kentucky to challenge the valuation of real property — thus resulting in a reduction of real estate taxes. March 31 is the statutory deadline each … Continue reading ’tis the season — for property tax valuation challenges!
November 18, 2014
How long will it be until I can buy a house again? This is one of the first questions many people ask when filing for bankruptcy and/or after losing a house to foreclosure. The common misconception, often perpetuated by creditors, is that you will never be able to buy another house or that you will … Continue reading Getting a Mortgage after filing for bankruptcy or losing your home in foreclosure?
November 17, 2014
Today’s Cincinnati Enquirer features Finney Law Firm attorney Justin Walker on the criminal jury process and the Tracie Hunter verdict. Read it here.
May 30, 2014
Our firm was recently approached by a client with a difficult personal and professional situation. The board that regulates his license had voted to permanently revoke his license and end his career. Fortunately, at least in the interim, we were able to save his license and allow him to provide for his family pending the … Continue reading Keeping professional in business pending licensure appeal
May 19, 2014
One of the most common questions people ask when considering filing for bankruptcy is whether or not they can keep their house. This makes sense as a house is often the most valuable asset you own and the place you live and raise your family. Many people fall behind on their payments due to an … Continue reading How can Chapter 13 Bankruptcy help me keep my home?