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Author: Jim White

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="300"] English: Sale by owner previous to foreclosure. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] Homeowners in the Raleigh-Durham area who are facing foreclosure or who are experiencing financial difficulty sometimes consider using a short sale as a way to get out of trouble. But what, exactly,...

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="300"] English: Foreclosure signs, Mortgage crisis, (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] When people fall behind on their mortgage payments and are threatened with foreclosure, they may not be aware of the power of bankruptcy to stop the foreclosure process and allow them to keep their...

When we meet with small business owners who are experiencing financial difficulty, a major concern they face is whether creditors will be able to come after their personal assets.  The answer is -- it depends. [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="400"] Business (Photo credits: www.roadtrafficsigns.com)[/caption] While a number of...

PRESS RELEASE - Durham, NC –  The Law Office of James C. White P.C. is pleased to announce that principal bankruptcy and litigation attorney Jim White has received an “AV Preeminent” rating from Martindale-Hubbell. The “AV Preeminent” rating is the highest level of professional excellence and ethical standards an attorney can receive from...

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The Home Affordable Mortgage Program (HAMP) – the government-funded loan modification program that offers help for people who have fallen behind on their mortgage to stay in their home – was fatally flawed from its inception.  The administration acted as though banks are run by...

Jim White was named to the 2013 Business North Carolina Legal Elite for his work with individuals and businesses as debtors in bankruptcy. Since 2002, Business North Carolina magazine has honored Tar Heel lawyers by publishing Business North Carolina's Legal Elite, a listing of the state's...