Yearly Archives: 2011

31 03, 2011

What are the different Chapters of Bankruptcy?

2017-07-17T20:57:10+00:00 By |Bankruptcy FAQ|

There are several different Chapters of Bankruptcy. Part of the Bankruptcy Information Sheet provided by U.S. Trustee Program explains each as follows: Chapter 7 – A trustee is appointed to take over your property. Any property of value will be sold or turned into money to pay your creditors. You may be able to keep [...]

25 03, 2011

What Debts Can I Get Rid Of In Bankruptcy?

2017-07-17T20:57:11+00:00 By |Bankruptcy FAQ|

The U.S. Trustee Program provides a Bankruptcy Information Sheet which gives general information about will happen in a bankruptcy case. In Kansas City, during your 341 meeting of creditors, your Trustee will ask if you have reviewed this sheet. Below is the information they provide regarding: What Is a Bankruptcy Discharge and How Does It [...]

28 01, 2011

Consumers Beware of Scam for Rental Late Fees

2017-07-17T20:57:12+00:00 By |General Law Blog|

Most consumers remember to lock their doors and windows at night, it is just as important for consumers to protect themselves from fraud.  Criminals can defraud unsuspecting consumers in a moment through mail, email, internet, or the telephone.  It is crucial that consumers remember to safeguard their information and money. The Kansas Attorney General is [...]

21 01, 2011

State Bankruptcies

2017-07-17T20:57:12+00:00 By |Bankruptcy Law Blog|

The new bail out plan? State unfunded pensions, labor contracts, general obligation bonds – all unsecured debt? The former Speaker of the House is calling for a bill to support state bankruptcies. Should states be able to file bankruptcy? They cannot right now because they are considered sovereign. Proponents of the bill however say that [...]

14 01, 2011

Is it Time to File for Bankruptcy?

2017-07-17T20:57:12+00:00 By |Bankruptcy Law Blog|

“Many people look forward to the new year for a new start on old habits.” Author Unknown. We rang in the New Year about two weeks ago toasting family and friends with hopes of following through on those pesky New Year resolutions.  There is an abundance of advice on how to stick with those resolutions [...]

7 01, 2011

Atticus Finch — Alive and Well

2017-07-17T20:57:13+00:00 By |General Law Blog|

Last August, the American Bar Association House of Delegates passed a resolution to honor ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’, the novel by Harper Lee for “the positive role that the book has played in the lives of lawyers, their families and the American public.” But where is Atticus Finch now? Apparently on April 29th you will [...]

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