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Consider the Timing of Your Bankruptcy Filing  

Many times we have to tell new clients that they should wait days, months or sometimes even years to file their bankruptcy case for the best possible outcome. Why? Because...

Domestic Support Obligations Cannot be Wiped Out with Bankruptcy

In my previous blog, I listed “domestic support obligation” as one of the debts which cannot be wiped out in bankruptcy. Since a domestic support obligation (such as child support...

What Debt does NOT Go Away in Bankruptcy

Yes, after you complete your bankruptcy case there will be the “discharge” of most of your debts. This means that you no longer have a legal obligation to pay them....

How to get a Fresh Start with Bankruptcy

What Fresh Start means is that by filing bankruptcy, (liquidating assets to pay your debts or by creating a repayment plan) you can get rid of unwanted debt and start...

New Year, New You – Financial Savings Tools

Savings!  You know you should have it, but saving money when you are already on a tight budget is difficult at best.   The standard for an emergency fund is...

New Year, New Financial You: Assessing Your Financial Situation

By: Sarah J. Crouch The first step in establishing any kind of new financial existence for yourself is to make sure that you know where you are right now. I...

New Year, New Financial You

It is that time of year.  We are all making resolutions to be fitter, lose weight, save more money, be happier, the works. We are all making promises to ourselves. ...

5 MUST HAVES in a bankruptcy attorney

By Michael Estrin• Bankrate.com Bankruptcy lawyers often are the beneficiaries of a tough economy, but their clients, many of whom know little about the process and have scant time to...

Why Talking to a Bankruptcy Attorney Helps.

I have a very specific goal every single time I talk to a prospective new client on the phone about a bankruptcy case. I want you to feel better when...

New Year, New You: Budgeting

Bankruptcy can be tough.  But it can also teach hard lessons.  Like how a budget an emergency savings is mission critical. Maybe you had those and your bankruptcy had nothing...