Posts Tagged ‘Bankruptcy’

I Am Married and Need to File Bankruptcy: Does My Spouse Need to Know?

Both single and married consumers find themselves in need of a fresh start through bankruptcy protection.  A married person can file for bankruptcy by themselves, just like they can file a separate income tax return if they choose to. 

Mandatory Busywork – Required Courses to File Bankruptcy and to Get Your Discharge

Almost exactly ten (10) years ago, the 109th Congress enacted and then-President George W. Bush signed the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA).

The “Brutal Truth” About What Filing Bankruptcy Does to a Consumer’s Credit

One of the most frequent questions I have been asked in my 15 years (so far) of representing consumers as a bankruptcy attorney is some variation of the below: • Will I never be able to get credit again? • Will bankruptcy filing trash my credit permanently? • Won’t I be better off signing up […]

Supreme Court to Decide if “lien strips” are Valid in Chapter 7 Cases

It is about time the honest but unfortunate homeowner gets a break in Washington, D.C.