July 29, 2010

Bad Credit Can Cost Your Job

The effects of debt can affect your credit, your health, and even your job.  Calls to your work from debt collectors can interfere with your job... Read More

July 28, 2010

Honesty In Bankruptcy Is Best Policy

Several courts have stated that the bankruptcy laws are meant to give an honest debtor a fresh start, but not a head start.  It is important to... Read More

July 26, 2010

Bankruptcy Can Help Build A Better Future

Pop quiz: What do Walt Disney, Mark Twain and Larry King have in common?  They each filed a personal bankruptcy and went on to have... Read More

July 23, 2010

How Long Will My Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Take?

The typical Chapter 7 bankruptcy case will take three to four months.  The Bankruptcy Code has established certain deadlines during a Chapter 7... Read More

July 21, 2010

Self-Employed People Can File Bankruptcy Too

There are many strange misconceptions regarding bankruptcy.  Some believe that a person is unable to file bankruptcy if the debtor is... Read More

July 19, 2010

Bankruptcy Filings Increase Nationwide

Across the nation, consumer bankruptcy filings have increased 14% from the same period one year ago.  Over 770,000 consumers have filed... Read More

July 15, 2010

The Bankruptcy Trustee Is Not Your Friend

The United States Trustee Program is a component of the Department of Justice.  The Trustee Program appoints and supervises local private... Read More

July 14, 2010

Lien Avoidance in Bankruptcy

Your bankruptcy attorney has many powerful methods to help you keep property while eliminating debt.  One tool is lien avoidance, which is... Read More

July 12, 2010

Five Common Bankruptcy Mistakes to Avoid

The federal bankruptcy laws promise a fresh financial start for the honest but unfortunate debtor.  Bankruptcy balances the interests of the... Read More