Bankruptcy Law Blog

Can I get fired from my job for filing Bankruptcy?

I'm what? For filing Bankruptcy?? Technically, no. It is not legal for any employer to fire you because you filed for bankruptcy. Doing so would be discrimination. As a matter of fact, depending on which Chapter of Bankruptcy you file -- your employer may never know you have filed. Chapter 7: If you have filed [...]

Tax Preparation Assistance for 2017 Returns

Better or worse, it is that time of year again – tax season!  The tax preparation process can seem daunting to many so there are resources available.  It is imperative to file your tax returns. We have countless people who come into our office and believe bankruptcy cannot help them with their tax debt and [...]

Bankruptcy knowledge also means: Knowing What Not to Do

Bankruptcy can offer debtors a fresh start.  It can allow budgets to work again and for debtors to regain a sense of calm in their lives.  We want our clients’ cases and experience with the bankruptcy court to go as smoothly as possible. Here are some examples of what people who are considering filing for [...]

Bankruptcy Knowledge also means: Being able to DO

What you should know, so that you can...   DO know Bankruptcy is a COMPLICATED area of law. Ask questions and make sure you feel comfortable – this is your case. DO know that you are NOT alone. You may have heard that there has been a decline in Bankruptcy filings – and that is true, but in [...]

2017 – A Year Free of Debt

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 [...]

April 1, 2016 Median Income Levels for Kansas and Missouri Bankruptcy Filers

The Means Test looks at your Median Income to determine for which Chapter of Bankruptcy you qualify: Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 As of April 1, 2016 the Median Income Levels changed once again. Median income levels in Kansas and Missouri are up across the board! If your income has been on the border in [...]

Telephone Scam Targeting Bankruptcy Filers

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 [...]

November 1, 2015 Bankruptcy Median Incomes for Kansas and Missouri

It's that time of year again. November 1, 2015 brings new Median Income Levels for Kansas and Missouri Bankruptcy Filers. The Means Test looks at your Median Income to determine for which Chapter of Bankruptcy you qualify: Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy? As of November 1, 2015 the Median Income Levels will changed once [...]

April 1, 2015 Median Income Levels for Kansas and Missouri Bankruptcy Filers

April 1, 2015 Median Income Levels for Kansas and Missouri Bankruptcy Filers The Means Test looks at your Median Income to determine for which Chapter of Bankruptcy you qualify: Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 As of April 1, 2015 the Median Income Levels changed once again. Median income levels in Kansas and Missouri are up.  [...]

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