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Bankruptcy

Common Mistakes to Avoid Before Filing Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is a life changing experience, but you want it to be a positive one. Having to file bankruptcy is stressful enough. During financial stress, it can be tempting to take all measures to alleviate the pressure.   Financial mistakes, whether committed...

What Debt Can Be Discharged In Bankruptcy?

One of the common questions we receive from clients considering bankruptcy is in regards to what type of debt can be discharged in bankruptcy, both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. In this video, we're answering those questions. If you have any questions regarding the topic...

What Is A Reaffirmation Agreement?

When you file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you are not required to give up everything that you own. The bankruptcy rules allow you to exempt property such as household goods, clothing as well as your car. When you file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, and you have a car loan, you...

How To Build Credit After Bankruptcy

It’s a widespread myth that filing bankruptcy will ruin your credit forever. Although bankruptcy does damage your credit, the damage is not permanent. Depending on what type of bankruptcy you file, a bankruptcy can stay on your credit for up to 10 years. But that does...

Can I Stop My Wage Garnishment?

Wage garnishment is a common problem for many Americans. It can be deflating to have your wages garnished. But you do have options to protect yourself. Wage garnishment happens when a court issues an order requiring your employer to withhold a portion of your paycheck...

Life After A Bankruptcy Discharge

If you are in bankruptcy and are going to or have received a bankruptcy discharge, you are probably wondering, what now? While bankruptcy will affect your credit, there is hope to a start fresh. Your Chapter 7 bankruptcy may be reported for ten years from the date of...

How To Build Credit After Bankruptcy

It’s a widespread myth that filing bankruptcy will ruin your credit forever. Although bankruptcy does damage your credit, the damage is not permanent. Depending on what type of bankruptcy you file, a bankruptcy can stay on your credit for up to 10 years. But that does...

Can I Stop My Wage Garnishment?

Wage garnishment is a common problem for many Americans. It can be deflating to have your wages garnished. But you do have options to protect yourself. Wage garnishment happens when a court issues an order requiring your employer to withhold a portion of your paycheck...