December 30, 2014

A Dangerous Trap for Chapter 13 Debtors

A Chapter 13 bankruptcy debtor may sigh in relief once the bankruptcy case is filed. The weeks of collecting documents, dodging creditors, and... Read More

December 29, 2014

Are Student Loans Forever?

We all know some things are forever, for instance: “A diamond is forever.” “A marriage is forever.” “Ignorance can be fixed, but stupid is... Read More

December 24, 2014

Christmas Gifts and Bankruptcy

For many Americans, overspending is a holiday tradition. According to the National Retail Federation, the average American shopper will spend $804.42... Read More

December 22, 2014

Do Bankruptcy Laws Vary from State to State?

Everyone knows that attorneys are masters at avoiding direct answers to simple questions. What is not commonly known is that what may seem like a... Read More

December 12, 2014

TV Star Teresa Giudice Sues Bankruptcy Lawyer

“Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Teresa Giudice has sued her former bankruptcy attorney, claiming he botched her family’s... Read More

December 10, 2014

Supreme Court to Hear Chapter 7 Lien Stripping Case

On November 17, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court recently agreed to hear two cases that could have a major impact on debtors across the country. The... Read More

December 9, 2014

Avoid Force-Placed Insurance

Being broke has all kinds of negative consequences. When your mortgage insurance is cancelled for non-payment, your bank or loan servicer may obtain... Read More

December 4, 2014

The First Step to Credit Recovery after Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy offers debtors a fresh financial start. Unfortunately, many debtors avoid rebuilding their credit profiles after bankruptcy. These debtors... Read More

December 3, 2014

“At-Risk” Property during Bankruptcy

Imagine that you sit down with your bankruptcy attorney for an initial consultation. You have worked hard all of your life and have acquired some... Read More