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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 [...]

29 08, 2014

Suburbia’s Wilting Economy: Johnson County, KS

2017-07-17T20:56:38+00:00 By |General Law Blog|

I recently read an article in the JOCO – The Johnson County Government Magazine, titled “The truth about poverty in Johnson County.” While as Bankruptcy Attorneys we deal with people everyday facing financial problems, this article really brings home not only the problem our County is facing, but also the fact that something needs to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

30 08, 2013

Pre-petition vs. Post-petition Debt

2017-07-17T20:56:45+00:00 By |Bankruptcy FAQ|

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 08, 2013

Medical Debt, Marriage, and Bankruptcy

2017-07-17T20:56:45+00:00 By |Bankruptcy FAQ|

When people think about the debt listed on their credit reports and how the debt is affecting their credit scores, most are probably thinking of credit card debt.  However, medical debt is a huge issue for people trying to make ends meet.  Medical debt is not immediately reported on credit reports, until it has been [...]

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 [...]

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