I attended the South Carolina Bankruptcy Law Association’s (SCBLA) 28th annual meeting, May 4-6, 2018. The Conference was important. It covered current trends in Bankruptcy law such as: special problems to watch for with Limited Liability Companies (LLCs), such as “charging liens” and “reverse piercing,” which could undo otherwise well considered liability planning. Also discussed…

The Compton Law Firm participated in the 2018 Upstate Heart Walk in Greenville, South Carolina, supporting the American Heart Association, on April 14, 2018.   Copper (my dog in the photo) took us all for a 1 mile drag!   In 1999, my father had triple bypass surgery after what presented as mild chest pain….

The Compton Law Firm, LLC makes access to quality legal services easy, and affordable. Modern and up-to-date technologies, and use of the internet make this possible. If you are reading this you either have access to a Computer or a Smartphone. As you are reading this, you are in reach of legal advice – at…

The Compton Law Firm, LLC added online payment and payment by credit or debit card for its’ clients greater convenience. I have teamed up with STRIPE, an online and super secure platform, to offer this to my clients. Being at the forefront of making legal services affordable, my policy of accepting easy payment plans started…

Dear All: It’s been a while since posting anything to the law firm page. Many of you know that I was severely injured last summer and suffered a spinal cord injury. Much of my recovery is chronicled on my personal Facebook page @ Dee Compton. This post is to let EVERYONE know that I’m BACK!…

The information letter produced by the United States Trustee, which briefly describes the different chapters of bankruptcy, has this to say about Chapter 11 cases: Chapter 11 – This is used mostly by businesses. In chapter 11, you may continue to operate your business, but your creditors and the court must approve a plan to…

In a prior post, we discussed the importance of Parenting Plans and Child Custody when considering divorce or separation. These plans are mandatory and should be presented at a Temporary Hearing if possible. But be aware that a Parenting Plan is not definitive in a hotly contested custody battle, which tend to be expensive. There are…

By Greenville Divorce Lawyer John DeVore Compton, III When it comes to divorce, equal access to children(s) school (visits, records, pickup, parent-teach conferences) should all be worked out in advance of a final hearing, if not beforehand. In South Carolina, divorcing spouses with children are generally required to submit a “Parenting Plan” at the outset…

By Greenville Bankruptcy Lawyer John D. Compton, III The United States Trustee describes Chapter 13 Bankruptcy (which must be read immediately prior to your initial consultation) as follows: “Chapter 13: Repayment of All or Part of the Debts of an Individual with Regular Income ($235 filing fee, $75 administrative fee: Total fee $310) “Chapter 13…

by Greenville Bankruptcy Attorney John D. Compton, III At the outset of any appointment for a bankruptcy consultation, clients are required by Court rules to read and sign the Information Letter issued by the United State Bankruptcy Trustee. Chapter 7 bankruptcy is designed to give Debtors a fresh start. This is how the Information Letter…

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