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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 04, 2013

Can I Qualify for Student Loans After Bankruptcy?

2017-07-17T20:56:48+00:00 By |Bankruptcy FAQ|

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 [...]

15 02, 2013

Can I Get a Car Loan After Bankruptcy?

2017-07-17T20:56:49+00:00 By |Bankruptcy FAQ|

Many people recognize the need for a change in their financial lives.  For many households filing bankruptcy is the necessary change to allow for a future free of debt.  However, many people are afraid that once they file for bankruptcy they will never be approved for a car loan and this fear leads them away [...]

23 09, 2011

Who Is a Bankruptcy Trustee?

2017-07-17T20:57:02+00:00 By |Bankruptcy FAQ|

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, [...]

25 07, 2011

What Is A 341 Meeting Of Creditors And What Can I Expect At My Bankruptcy Hearing?

2017-07-17T20:57:04+00:00 By |Bankruptcy FAQ|

Expect your Kansas City Bankruptcy Attorneys to continue to guide you through the Bankruptcy process -- You will be fully prepared to meet with the Kansas Bankruptcy Trustee assigned to your Bankruptcy case! After your bankruptcy case has been electronically filed in Kansas, a 341 meeting (Meeting of Creditors) will be scheduled. This meeting will [...]

3 06, 2011

How Many Times Can You File Bankruptcy?

2017-07-17T20:57:05+00:00 By |Bankruptcy FAQ|

There are two chapters of bankruptcy most often used by consumers, chapter 7 and chapter 13.  When you can file another bankruptcy case and receive a discharge of your debts depends on what chapter you last filed and when you filed. If you received a discharge in a chapter 7 case filed: Within the last [...]

15 04, 2011

Will a Bankruptcy Affect My Credit Report?

2017-07-17T20:57:08+00:00 By |Bankruptcy FAQ|

A bankruptcy case will be reported under the public record section of your credit report. This same section of your credit report is where court cases involving creditor judgments are also listed. A bankruptcy case will be reported in the public records section for 7-10 years depending on the bankruptcy case filed. Chapter 13 bankruptcy [...]

7 04, 2011

If I file bankruptcy can I keep my house?

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

When you file for bankruptcy any property you own will be classified as exempt property or non-exempt property.  Exempt property is safe during the bankruptcy.  Non-exempt property can be sold for the benefit of your creditors.  Each state is allowed to decide what exemptions are available to their residents. In Kansas, a Kansas resident is [...]

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