Bankruptcy

Considering Bankruptcy?

Understand your options.

If you have too much debt, can't pay your bills, or are facing the loss of your home or car, bankruptcy may provide the help you need.

It also provides some major benefits, one of which is an immediate ending to the constant bombardment from collectors you may be experiencing (see “Benefits of Filing Bankruptcy” for more information.)

David Mills has been helping people get a fresh start through bankruptcy since 1991 and you can trust our experience to guide you through the process. Our Smithfield, NC, bankruptcy attorney serves clients in Johnston, Wake, Harnett, Sampson, Wayne, Nash, and Wilson counties, as well as families and businesses from all over eastern North Carolina.

David Mills is designated by federal law as a debt relief agent because he helps people file for bankruptcy.

Questions about bankruptcy?

Learn more by reading our "10 Myths about Personal Bankruptcy."

Additional Bankruptcy Information

Read the latest on important bankruptcy topics.

What to Bring to Your First Meeting with Your Bankruptcy Attorney

When preparing for you free consultation with Mr. Mills, please bring the following documents to help us better understand your picture. If you can’t find all of these items, don’t let that discourage you from coming in. Often we can provide guidance on where this information can be obtained: The most recent bill or statement […]

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What are the benefits of filing bankruptcy?

Three major benefits come from bankruptcy. The first is the automatic stay, a federal court order that takes effect as soon as your bankruptcy case is filed. It prohibits your creditors (the people you owe money to) from calling or harassing you, suing you, repossessing anything or foreclosing on your home, or any other actions […]

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Dischargeable Debts in Bankruptcy

A bankruptcy discharge gets rid of most typical debts, including: Credit card bills Medical bills Personal loans Some taxes Lawsuits Business debt Deficiency claims (debts left over after repossession or sale of a car, home, or other property) Occasions also exist when bankruptcy will allow you to reduce the amount you owe on your cars […]

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Non-Dischargeable Debt in Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy will not get rid of all types of debt.  These debts are referred to as non-dischargeable debts because you will continue to owe them after your bankruptcy case is over. Some debts that will survive the bankruptcy include: Most taxes Most student loans Child support and alimony Debts arising from fraud or shortly before […]

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David Mills serving as head of the Stubbs Bankruptcy Clinic at Campbell Law School

David F. Mills of Mills Law Firm is now serving as head of the Stubbs Bankruptcy Clinic for Campbell Law School.  Mills’s term began December 1, 2014 and continues to this day. The Stubbs Bankruptcy Clinic is charged with providing students a unique experience in bankruptcy law as it tackles cases referred by the U.S. […]

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Filing Bankruptcy: An Overview of the Process

The first step toward your fresh start is to call Mills Law and schedule your free consultation. You’ll need to bring certain information (see “What to Bring to the First Meeting”). During this appointment you’ll meet with David Mills to talk about your concerns, goals, and the details of your financial situation. Based on your […]

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The information contained in this website is for informational purposes only. You should not take any legal action based on this information without first consulting with a knowledgeable and experienced attorney.

David Mills is designated by federal law as a debt relief agent because he helps people file for bankruptcy.

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