Financial Wise Guides

About the author: Michael Curry of Curry Law Office in Mount Vernon, Illinois has helped thousands of individuals, family and small businesses in southern Illinois find protection under the Bankruptcy Code for almost twenty-five years. He is also available to help individuals and families with their estate planning (wills, power-of-attorney) and real estate and other […]

Finally Be Financially Free – the story behind the book!

The Kindle edition of Finally Be Financially Free is available at Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01KKEFZJQ. I have been wanting to write a book like this for twenty years. As an attorney, I helped an individual file for bankruptcy for the first time in 1993. It was a Chapter 7 liquidation. The next year I did my second […]

Americash case – a commentary of the CDIL case

As a bankruptcy attorney in Mount Vernon, IL for over 20 years, I read through and analyze court rulings throughout the country, as they may be a harbinger of things to come in districts in which I practice and can be used to help Debtors get the financial relief they need. Here is an interesting […]

The Americash case from the Central District of Illinois: discharging a payday loan

As a bankruptcy attorney in Mount Vernon, IL for over 20 years, I read through and analyze court rulings throughout the country, as they may be a harbinger of things to come in districts in which I practice and can be used to help Debtors get the financial relief they need. Here is an interesting […]

A review of the Griffin case (credit reports and the FCRA)

As a bankruptcy attorney in Mount Vernon, IL for over 20 years, I read through and analyze court rulings throughout the country, as they may be a harbinger of things to come in districts in which I practice and can be used to help Debtors get the financial relief they need. Here is a synopsis […]

Fair Credit Reporting Act and Bankruptcy – the Griffin Case

As a bankruptcy attorney in Mount Vernon, IL for over 20 years, I read through and analyze court rulings throughout the country, as they may be a harbinger of things to come in districts in which I practice and can be used to help Debtors get the financial relief they need. Here is an interesting […]

Church Music Director delay in filing due to Easter Programming not a Unique Circumstance…

As a bankruptcy attorney in Mount Vernon, IL for over 20 years, I read through and analyze court rulings throughout the country, as they may be a harbinger of things to come in districts in which I practice and can be used to help Debtors get the financial relief they need. Massachusetts: Denied. Church Music […]

Chapter 13 claim and the FDCPA

As a bankruptcy attorney in Mount Vernon and all of southern Illinois for over 20 years, I read through and analyze court rulings throughout the country, as they may be a harbinger of things to come in districts in which I practice and can be used to help Debtors get the financial relief they need […]

Bayview Servicing v Gold; Memorandum Opinion: Foreclosure Sale Proceeds

As a bankruptcy attorney in Mount Vernon, IL for over 20 years, I read through and analyze court rulings throughout the country, as they may be a harbinger of things to come in districts in which I practice and can be used to help Debtors get the financial relief they need. Here is an interesting […]

Foreclosure proceeds: a review of the Bayview case

As a bankruptcy attorney in Mount Vernon, IL for over 20 years, I read through and analyze court rulings throughout the country, as they may be a harbinger of things to come in districts in which I practice and can be used to help Debtors get the financial relief they need. Bayview v Gold from […]

Student Loans and Chapter 13: a review of the Engen case

As a bankruptcy attorney in Mount Vernon, IL for over 20 years, I read through and analyze court rulings throughout the country, as they may be a harbinger of things to come in districts in which I practice and can be used to help Debtors get the financial relief they need. Kansas has recently ruled […]

DIY Daily highlights “What Bankruptcy Can’t Do!” ebook

I am proud to annount my Kindle ebook “What Bankruptcy Can’t Do” is highlighted on DIY Daily –

What Bankruptcy Can’t Do – the story behind the book!

The Kindle edition of What Bankruptcy Can’t Do is available at Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LYSFMKL. It’s been almost twenty-five years since I filed my first bankruptcy for a client. I truly enjoy helping people through their financial problems. But bankruptcy does not eliminate all debt. Sometimes I have to be the bearer of bad news. When the […]

What Bankruptcy Can’t Do

The ebook What Bankruptcy Can’t Do is available on Kindle here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LYSFMKL. At only $0.99 it makes a great gift to yourself or your family or friends who might be suffering under the stress of too much debt during the holidays. 800,000 people and businesses per year file for relief under bankruptcy to eliminate or […]

Michael Curry, Curry Law Office, receives AVVO 2016 Top Contributer Award

Attorney Michael Curry, Curry Law Office in Mount Vernon, Illinois received the 2016 Top Contributor Award from AVVO. This award is given to attorneys who have responded to a set number of legal questions asked on AVVO.com. AVVO’s main mission is “to help people make the best decisions for their important legal needs.” At AVVO.com, […]

What Bankruptcy Can Do: the story behind the book!

The Kindle edition of What Bankruptcy Can Do is available at Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LWIDO5U It is a companion piece to my prior book What Bankruptcy Can’t Do, which is also available as a Kindle through Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LYSFMKL With the success of What Bankruptcy Can’t Do I wanted to write another guidebook on bankruptcy in general. Not […]

What Bankruptcy Can Do – now on Kindle!

The ebook What Bankruptcy Can Do is available on Kindle here https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LWIDO5U. At only $0.99 it makes a great gift to yourself or your family or friends who might be suffering under the stress of too much debt during the holidays. 800,000 people and businesses per year file for relief under bankruptcy to eliminate or […]