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Negotiating with Debtors in North Carolina Bankruptcy Cases

If you’re a creditor, the prospect of a debtor filing for bankruptcy in North Carolina can be concerning, raising questions about your ability to recover the money owed to you. However, bankruptcy isn’t a one-sided process. Creditors have opportunities to...

The Automatic Stay in South Carolina: Implications for Creditors

If you’re a South Carolina business owner who is owed money by a customer, the phrase “automatic stay” might evoke concern, especially when you’re anxious about recouping outstanding debts. When a debtor files for bankruptcy in South Carolina, the automatic...

Litigating to Protect Your Rights as a Creditor

Collecting a debt is often not as simple as the debtor paying what they owe in full and on time. A debtor may breach the terms of their agreement and not pay their debt for many reasons. The creditor is...

What Is the Landlord Tenant Act?

The South Carolina Residential Landlord and Tenant Act is a set of state laws establishing landlords’ and tenants’ rights and responsibilities in the Palmetto State. It covers issues including the rental agreement, security deposits, rent, repairs, and eviction, among others....

Landlord Minimum Requirements Under the SC Landlord-Tenant Act

The South Carolina Landlord-Tenant Act requires residential landlords to comply with certain provisions with respect to tenants, regardless of what their rental agreements specify. In this blog, the legal team at Crawford & von Keller, LLC reviews the minimum requirements...

What Rights Do I Have as a Landlord in North Carolina?

As a landlord in North Carolina, you must adhere to a certain set of rules to maintain a positive, legal relationship with your tenants. However, North Carolina laws are largely favorable to landlords, which means you also enjoy plenty of...

Which Business Debts Are Discharged in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

When a business owner files for bankruptcy, creditors might be concerned about how and what they'll recover for debts owed. Here, we’ll discuss which business debts could be discharged in Chapter 7 bankruptcy and your rights as a creditor. Debts...

Can a Business Survive Chapter 11?

Chapter 11 bankruptcy (“reorganization bankruptcy”), in most instances, allows a business to remain in possession of its assets, continue operations, and in some instances, borrow new money. Affected creditors can vote on the company’s reorganization plan, and the court may...

South Carolina’s Statutory Exemptions for Collections Actions 

Collecting money from a debtor that refuses to pay can be challenging, especially in this economic climate. When cash is unavailable, property can sometimes be seized to make good on a debt. However, in South Carolina, certain property, or equity...