Legal Advice for “Filing for Bankruptcy” — 477 results
Written by attorney Dean L D'Mellow, almost 4 years ago.
Unfortunately, there are times when extensive medical treatment can cost thousands of dollars in medical bills that we cannot afford to repay, and when this happens, bankruptcy may be the... more
Written by attorney Eric Southward, over 2 years ago.
Understanding how to file bankruptcy requires you to understand what bankruptcy is about. Bankruptcy is a creature of federal statute. This means that the bankruptcy laws that protect you... more
Written by attorney David Siegel, about 4 years ago.
Written by attorney Clint Dunaway, over 2 years ago.
Yes, you can file bankruptcy even if you have filed in the past; however, there may be a required waiting period you must first meet before you can file again. The waiting period depends on... more
Written by attorney Dennis Boardman, over 3 years ago.
A Bankruptcy is started by "filing" about 40 pages of papers with the Court. The Court notifies your creditors that you have filed. You meet with the Bankruptcy Trustee, who tells you if... more
Written by attorney Stephen M Trezza, about 4 years ago.
When two or more people enter business together, they generally create an automatic partnership under the eyes of the law in their state. Although there are many nuances in this area of... more
Written by attorney Jeff Biddle, almost 3 years ago.
The vast, overwhelming majority of the people who file bankruptcy are good, honest, hard-working people, just like you and me, who file as a last resort. They have spent months or years... more
Written by attorney Eric Bolves, about 4 years ago.
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A. Organize your information 1. Gather you creditors 2. Inventory your assets 3. Calculate your income and expenses B. Determine the... more
Written by attorney Elissa Westbrook-Smith, almost 3 years ago.
Many people believe that once you achieve senior citizen status, the special privileges you receive extend to the bankruptcyprocess. While there may be a few minor differences when a... more
Written by attorney Robert Firth, almost 3 years ago.
In our depressed economy, many Americans are turning to the bankruptcy systemfor help. However, it is still common for clients to tell me that they are reluctant to seek the financial... more