Bankruptcy Law Blog

6 01, 2017

2017 – A Year Free of Debt

2017-07-17T20:56:36+00:00 By |Bankruptcy Law Blog|

A New Year is a time to look at the next 12 months with hope and possibility, let our bankruptcy attorneys assist you and have a Happy New Year in 2017.  Every day we see debtors and their households struggling with debt.  The debt is keeping these families from enjoying their lives together, because they [...]

18 11, 2015

Telephone Scam Targeting Bankruptcy Filers

2017-07-17T20:56:37+00:00 By |Bankruptcy Law Blog|

If you have filed for bankruptcy, please read the public notices from the NACBA and the United States Bankruptcy Courts. Remember at no time during the preparation of your case or after filing your case will your bankruptcy attorney or the attorney’s staff call and request an immediate wire transfer.  Should you receive such a [...]

15 05, 2014

Bankruptcy Filing Fees on the Rise June 1, 2014

2017-07-17T20:56:40+00:00 By |Bankruptcy Law Blog|

The Judicial Conference of the United States approved amendments to the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule, which will go into effect on June 1, 2014.  The amendment affecting most bankruptcy filers is an increase to the administrative fee assessed at the filing of every bankruptcy case.  The administrative fee will increase to $75.00 for chapter [...]

30 04, 2014

Chapter 7, Chapter 13, Chapter 20 — Bankruptcy Options Are Available

2017-10-18T15:11:58+00:00 By |Bankruptcy Law Blog, Means Test|

As a consumer, what Chapter of Bankruptcy is right for you? A Chapter 7? A Chapter 13? A Chapter 20? A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy involves the collection and liquidation of non-exempt assets. The proceeds of the non-exempt assets are distributed to your unsecured creditors. A Trustee will be appointed to your Bankruptcy case to administer [...]

18 04, 2014

Chapter 13 Debt Limits

2017-07-17T20:56:40+00:00 By |Bankruptcy Law Blog|

Debtors have the option of filing a chapter 13 bankruptcy as long as some qualifications are met.  One of those qualifications is the debtor’s secured and unsecured debt amounts cannot exceed the limits set for a chapter 13.  A chapter 13 is a repayment plan that allows debtors to make monthly payments to the assigned [...]

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