Markwell Law, LLC has moved. We proud to announce the opening of our new location located at 1031 Peruque Crossing Ct. Ste. B in O’Fallon MO. Please swing by and see our newly renovated office anytime.
Public Announcement As of October 20, 2017, Markwell Law, LLC will have a new address. Only 4 miles from the current address, Markwell Law, LLC, along with Watkins Law Firm, PC and Floodman Law, LLC, will operate from the below address. Making room for expansion, we are excited about new opportunities, and significant growth. All […]
The Cost of Filing Bankruptcy You’re feeling broke, and your looking into bankruptcy. You’re asking how did I get to here, and how much does it cost to file bankruptcy anyway? That’s an easy one, you’re broke, or close to it, and it doesn’t appear there’s relief on the horizon. And you’re wondering how you’ll even pay to get help […]
Reaffirmation Agreements in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy “To Reaffirm or Not to Reaffirm, That is the Question!” What is a Reaffirmation Agreement? A reaffirmation agreement in a Bankruptcy is a legally enforceable agreement to repay all or a portion of a debt. In order for the agreement to be valid the creditor must sign the agreement as […]
Needing a Root Canal, But Not Wanting A Dentist. So one of the things I follow, or track as the case may be, are comments from potential clients about needing help, but not wanting to get a lawyer involved. There’s are even websites telling these folks to “represent yourself, don’t get a lawyer involved”. For years, […]
Financial Crisis – Senior Citizens: Retirement and Bankruptcy “They’ll Take My House, and I Wanted The Kids To Get It Someday” Retirement Wasn’t Suppose to be Like This: It’s the side of bankruptcy you usually don’t see or think about, the side that is little discussed; senior citizens filing bankruptcy. It’s also the fastest growing […]
How Will a Bankruptcy Effect my Credit Score? What Credit Score are you Protecting? FICO credit scores range from 300-850, with 723 being the median. Scores below 600 are considered bad (high risk borrowers), 620 being the dividing line between good and bad, and above 700 being excellent. Scores are based on payment history, […]
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy – “How Long Does Bankruptcy Take?” So, by “How Long Does It Take?”, what did you mean? This question is easier asked than answered, and the question itself must be defined before jumping into estimations. I hear this question in my practice here in St. Charles County, I have found through experience that my clients […]