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Questions to Ask Your Real Estate Lawyer

By Law Office of Taran M. Provost, PLLC |

If you’re gearing up for a real estate transaction or a legal dispute, you need the right legal team on your side. Finding the right lawyer for your case takes time and effort. Ideally, you’ll meet with a few potential attorneys before you settle on the law firm to handle your matter. Below, we… Read More »

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Signs of Creditor Harassment

By Law Office of Taran M. Provost, PLLC |

Just because you owe someone money, they do not have the right to threaten or harass you. Credit card companies, banks, debt collection agencies, junk debt collectors, and all other creditors must adhere to guidelines set by federal and New York State laws. You have the right to stop creditors who violate those rules… Read More »

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Who is Responsible for Preparing a Real Estate Deed?

By Law Office of Taran M. Provost, PLLC |

The deed is one of, if not the most important document involved in a real estate transaction. The deed must be executed properly in order for the transfer of title to actually take place. A poorly drafted deed can leave owners in legal limbo regarding potential challenges to their title down the line. Read… Read More »

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Getting a Mortgage After Bankruptcy: How Long Do I Have to Wait?

By Law Office of Taran M. Provost, PLLC |

Many people struggling with debt are worried that filing for bankruptcy will remain a black mark on their record forever, preventing them from ever obtaining a mortgage and purchasing a home. Thankfully, post-bankruptcy life is not so grim. You can get a mortgage after filing for bankruptcy and, depending on your circumstances, you may… Read More »

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Benefits of Hiring a Real Estate Attorney to Purchase Property

By Law Office of Taran M. Provost, PLLC |

For most people, buying a home will be one of the biggest transactions of their lives. Buying a home is a massive undertaking, and while you can go through the process alone, it pays to have a seasoned legal advisor on your side. Purchasing a home or a property for commercial use is a… Read More »

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Could You Benefit From a Loan Modification?

By Law Office of Taran M. Provost, PLLC |

If you are struggling with debt and behind on your mortgage, your home is at risk. Defaulting on mortgage payments can lead to foreclosure and eviction. Most borrowers are concerned first and foremost with protecting their homes. There may be several options available to borrowers struggling with their monthly payments, including debt consolidation, bankruptcy,… Read More »

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Questions to Ask Your Real Estate Lawyer

By Law Office of Taran M. Provost, PLLC |

If you are looking to buy or sell a commercial or residential property, you’ll need a competent and trustworthy attorney on your side. Real estate is a major investment, and you want to ensure that you are fully prepared every step of the way to make the most well-informed decisions. Before you close, you… Read More »

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How Does Joint Bankruptcy Work? Is It The Right Strategy For Me?

By Law Office of Taran M. Provost, PLLC |

Married couples struggling with debt often consider whether to pursue a joint bankruptcy. However, just because you share finances with your spouse does not mean that you need to share in bankruptcy. There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to bankruptcy, and the best strategy depends on your specific financial circumstances. Read on to learn about joint… Read More »

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10 Reasons You Should Hire an Attorney for Your Bankruptcy

By Law Office of Taran M. Provost, PLLC |

According to available data, roughly 1.5 million people file for bankruptcy every year in America. Data also indicate that bankruptcy filings have been increasing steadily over the past 20 years. If you are someone who is contemplating bankruptcy or is already in the process, it may serve you to have an experienced and knowledgeable… Read More »

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What Type of Tax Debt is Dischargeable in Bankruptcy?

By Law Office of Taran M. Provost, PLLC |

Bankruptcy allows debtors to discharge a wide range of unsecured debts, with some notable exceptions. These exceptions include court-ordered family obligations such as alimony and child support, student loans in most cases, and court fines and fees. Tax debt is also typically included on the list of non-dischargeable debt. Certain types of tax debt,… Read More »

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