How Long Will a Bankruptcy Filing Impact Your Credit? If you have opted for bankruptcy as a way to get your finances under control, you may be wondering how long the bankruptcy filing will remain on your credit report, and how long it will have an … [Read more...]
How Come I Can Be Thrown in Jail for Not Paying Child Support If I’m in Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy and Delinquent Child Support Payments You are behind on all your bills, including your child support. Maybe you lost your job, maybe you’ve had a difficult time getting back on your feet after a divorce or maybe you’ve been sick or hurt. … [Read more...]
Questions to Ask Your Lawyer About Bankruptcy
Considering Filing for Bankruptcy? Here Are the Questions to Ask Your Bankruptcy Lawyer You’ve been working hard to get your financial life back in order, but still can’t see any light at the end of the tunnel. You’re thinking maybe it’s time to … [Read more...]
What Debts Can Be Discharged Through a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Filing?
If you are struggling to pay your bills, you may be considering bankruptcy as a way to get a fresh financial start.. There are limits, however, on what debts may be discharged in a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 filing. You want to know what debts you can … [Read more...]
Exceptions to the Automatic Stay Afforded by the Bankruptcy Laws
When you file a petition in bankruptcy, you are immediately entitled to certain protections provided by the automatic stay established by federal law. This prohibits creditors from calling, writing or taking any legal action outside of the bankruptcy … [Read more...]
Understanding the Different Bankruptcy Filings
Whether you face personal financial challenges or your business has fallen upon difficult times, there are options available to you under the federal bankruptcy laws. This blog post provides an overview of the most common types of bankruptcy … [Read more...]
Can You Pick and Choose Which Debts You Want to Discharge in Bankruptcy?
If you face insurmountable debt and have concluded that your only way forward is through a personal bankruptcy filing, you may have questions about how the process works. Do you have to include all your debts in the bankruptcy filing, or can you … [Read more...]