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Are my tax refunds safe in a Kansas or Missouri bankruptcy?

Tax season is upon us.  Many taxpayers are awaiting their highly anticipated tax refunds from the IRS, Kansas, or Missouri.  Families are busy contemplating the best way to take full advantage of their refunds.  Those debtors will very low debt, may decide to pay off their credit cards or medical debts.  Other debtors realize their… Continue Reading

Bankruptcy Filing Fees Increase Effective November 1, 2011

The Judicial Conference of the United States Bankruptcy Court has announced an increase in bankruptcy filing fees effective November 1, 2011.  The filing fees are paid directly to the court usually in full at the time a debtor’s case is filed.  The filing fee for a chapter 7 bankruptcy case will increase from $299.00 to… Continue Reading

Who Is a Bankruptcy Trustee?

Bankruptcy cases are overseen by the U.S. Trustee Program, which is a part of the Department of Justice.  The U.S. Trustee program oversees the administration of bankruptcy cases throughout the United States.  The states are divided into 21 regions.  The state of Kansas is included in Region 20, with the regional office located in Wichita,… Continue Reading