All Press Releases for December 18, 2012

Atlanta Bankruptcy Attorneys, Clark & Washington, Address Gary Coleman's Bankruptcy

A series of costly medical troubles and recurring legal battles with his adoptive parents led Gary Coleman to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy in 1999. Clark & Washington addresses some applicable lessons to take away from his case.

    NORCROSS, GA, December 18, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Gary Coleman, made famous by his role in "Diff'rent Strokes," was once the highest-paid actor on television and worth an estimated $7 million. Within just a decade of his success, a series of costly health problems and recurring legal trouble with his adoptive parents led him to declare Chapter 7 bankruptcy in 1999.

In an interview, Coleman made an accurate assessment of his financial struggles, saying he could "spread the blame" for his bankruptcy "from me to accountants to my adoptive parents, to agents to lawyers and back to me again." Atlanta bankruptcy lawyers of Clark & Washington discuss how their clients share similar sentiments regarding their financial struggles.

For most people, bankruptcy is not the result of a single event, but rather the culmination of a series of decisions and situations that span several years. Many people undergo expensive and recurring medical trouble that can leave them deeply financially strained.

Medical care combined with credit card debt, divorce, or periods of unemployment can burden your finances, leaving bankruptcy as the final option. Clark & Washington bankruptcy lawyers in Atlanta caution that Coleman's words ring true - while myriad factors contribute to bankruptcy, the ultimate responsibility rests with each individual to seek trusted advice.

If you find yourself experiencing overwhelming financial strain, seek out the Atlanta bankruptcy attorneys at Clark & Washington for a free debt consultation. Their lawyers are bankruptcy experts driven to help guide people out of financial ruin and back onto the right track.

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About Clark & Washington

Established in 1983, Clark & Washington is now one of the leading bankruptcy filers in the southeast. They have locations in Georgia, Florida, and Tennessee. Clark & Washington specializes in personal chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy. They offer honest, helpful legal advice to those experiencing financial hardships.

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