Bankruptcy

30 09, 2013

Stop Collection Calls

2017-10-20T17:47:46+00:00 By |Bankruptcy Law Blog, Collection Efforts|

YES! It is possible -- When you are unable to make your monthly payments, Creditor calls are going to happen. First you will get a letter from your Creditor saying something airy like “Whoops you missed a payment!” Make your payment, plus late fees and all is well. But another month passes without payment and [...]

30 08, 2013

Pre-petition vs. Post-petition Debt

2017-10-20T17:29:37+00:00 By |Bankruptcy FAQ, Basics, Debts|

What does Pre-petition vs. Post-petition debt mean in a Bankruptcy? Pre-petition debt is all debt that you have incurred prior to your bankruptcy case being filed. You must list all of your Creditors and debt when you file bankruptcy. Pre-petition debt is the debt that we are expecting to be discharged as part of your [...]

15 05, 2013

Where is a Kansas Bankruptcy Case Filed?

2017-10-20T17:30:04+00:00 By |Bankruptcy FAQ, Basics|

Bankruptcy cases are filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, which is a division of the Federal District Courts.  Divorce, collection, probate and similar cases are filed in one of the 31 Kansas District Courts located sporadically throughout Kansas.  The three Kansas Federal Courthouses, which contain the bankruptcy courts, are located in Kansas City, Topeka, and Wichita. [...]

15 04, 2013

Can I Qualify for Student Loans After Bankruptcy?

2017-10-20T17:19:11+00:00 By |Bankruptcy FAQ, Post Bankruptcy|

Kansas Bankruptcy Filers Continue Their Educations We are often asked whether filing for bankruptcy will affect a student’s college or graduate financial aid opportunities.  Bankruptcy filers will qualify for some student loans and may struggle to be approved for other loans. Federal loans consisting of Stafford and Perkins loans are awarded based on need and [...]

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