Ask Your Bankruptcy Attorney These Questions Before Filing

If you are considering bankruptcy to help get you out of debt, you'll need to schedule a meeting with a bankruptcy attorney to know what your options are. Here are some things to go over with your attorney before you move forward with the bankruptcy process. Does It Matter When You File Your Taxes? Your lawyer is going to want to know about what you have done with your most recent income tax filing, since they'll want to know about if you are expecting a refund and if you have received it. Read More 

What Holding Up Your Bankruptcy?

If you plan to file chapter 7, you can have a completed bankruptcy in as little as five or six months. Some filers, though, are not that lucky. While the below situations are not common with every filer, hiccups along the way do happen, and it's helpful to know what to expect. In addition, understanding the potential hazards might help you prepare to file in a more informed manner. Read below and find out about these problematic situations. Read More 

What Happens To Your DUI Debt With Bankruptcy?

As most people know, bankruptcy provides filers in financial distress with a quick and relatively efficient way to start over and make better decisions in the future. What many are fuzzy about is exactly what types of debts can be included and that is forgiven with a filing. Read on to find more about one particular debt and how it's treated by bankruptcy. Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Convictions Being arrested, charged, and convicted of a DUI can mean some serious consequences, both financially and personally. Read More 

Why Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Might Be Right For You

If you're struggling financially and have fallen behind on your mortgage or car payments, then you may be considering bankruptcy. If so, you should talk to a bankruptcy attorney soon so you know what to expect and to develop a plan to save your home if that's what you want to do. Depending on your situation, filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy might be right for you, but there are also other forms of bankruptcy to consider with the help of an attorney. Read More 

What Folks Need To Learn About Bankruptcy

While trying to get your finances under control, you may get to the point where you feel it's necessary to consult with a bankruptcy attorney. In the American legal system, bankruptcy is set up to enable people and businesses to get things back on track. You'll be obliged to make an effort in good faith to pay your debts back, but the system is designed to ensure only that you do so to the best of your ability under the circumstances. Read More