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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 [...]

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 [...]

14 04, 2011

Can I keep my car if I file Bankruptcy?

2017-07-17T20:57:09+00:00 By |Bankruptcy FAQ|

You can keep all personal property that is exempt. Under statute, every person residing in Kansas shall have exempt from seizure and sale upon any attachment, execution or other process issued from any court in this state certain personal property. Fortunately, Kansas exemptions are quite gracious so there is a good chance you may keep [...]

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 [...]

31 03, 2011

What are the different Chapters of Bankruptcy?

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

There are several different Chapters of Bankruptcy. Part of the Bankruptcy Information Sheet provided by U.S. Trustee Program explains each as follows: Chapter 7 – A trustee is appointed to take over your property. Any property of value will be sold or turned into money to pay your creditors. You may be able to keep [...]

25 03, 2011

What Debts Can I Get Rid Of In Bankruptcy?

2017-07-17T20:57:11+00:00 By |Bankruptcy FAQ|

The U.S. Trustee Program provides a Bankruptcy Information Sheet which gives general information about will happen in a bankruptcy case. In Kansas City, during your 341 meeting of creditors, your Trustee will ask if you have reviewed this sheet. Below is the information they provide regarding: What Is a Bankruptcy Discharge and How Does It [...]

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