Yearly Archives

2019

Top 5 Surprising Bankruptcies

It’s easy to get bogged down and discouraged when you think that you are the only one dealing with the decision to declare bankruptcy. It may be encouraging to know that some of history's most successful names dealt with the same struggle…

Chapter 7 Case Studies

Hypothetical #1: Jane Filer Jane is a 64 year-old retired grandmother. Jane worked for 30 years and has a small pension and collects social security totaling $1,500 per month. Jane rents her home, and is financing her car. Jane is having…

How to Handle Creditors During Bankruptcy

With all the preparation that comes with going bankrupt, it can be easy to forget a step or two. That’s a great reason to hire a bankruptcy lawyer to help you along they way if you happen to get frazzled and forget what to do. When you find…

Idaho State Bankruptcy Laws

What are the Idaho Bankruptcy Exemptions? Idaho law protects all or a portion of your property from being seized by creditors or the bankruptcy trustee in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you are generally allowed to…

Gambling and Bankruptcy

Everyone’s finances are different, and for that reason everyone’s financial struggles are different. Thousands of people each year choose bankruptcy help to assist them with whatever type of financial difficulty they are having. There are…

Nevada State Bankruptcy Laws

What Are The Nevada Bankruptcy Exemptions? Nevada law protects all or a portion of your property from being seized by creditors or the bankruptcy trustee in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you are generally allowed to…

Alaska State Bankruptcy Laws

What are the Alaska Bankruptcy Exemptions? Alaska law protects all or a portion of your property from being seized by creditors or the bankruptcy trustee in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you are generally allowed to…

Predatory Credit Card Companies

I recently read an article in Time Magazine written by Daniel Kadlec about how Credit Card companies were becoming even more predatory in regards to milking their customers.  It’s not as if they weren’t doing well-enough already, right?…

Who Files for Bankruptcy?

There is a common misconception that only low-income individuals and families file for bankruptcy. However, this is far from the truth. Financial hardship affects people from all walks of life. People from All Walks of Life…