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David F. Mills
May 24, 2019

The U.S. Bankruptcy Code recently evolved, and this time it’s positive news for family farms. Chapter 12, the portion of the Bankruptcy Code dedicated to the bankruptcy of agricultural businesses, has been amended to increase the qualifying debt ceiling from $4.1 million to $10 million - a jump that will help scores of family farms who were previously ineligible to seek bankruptcy as a debt relief option.

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Based on your assets, liabilities, income and your objectives, we’ll help you decide whether bankruptcy is right for you and, if so, what type (or chapter) of bankruptcy will most help you.

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United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced that today in federal court, Chief United States District Judge James C. Dever III sentenced DONALD Wayne MANGUM , 52, of Fuquay-Varina to 24 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release, and ordered him to pay $101,675.00 in restitution.

Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard announced today that David F. Mills has been tapped to lead the Stubbs Bankruptcy Clinic effective December 1.

If you have been reading about filing bankruptcy lately, you have probably read a lot about “no money down” bankruptcies, promising to get you the help you need at no cost. It sounds great, but before you commit, you need to make sure you understand what you are getting into, and exactly what you are getting.

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