November 09, 2011
Most individuals that need to seek help under the bankruptcy code will do so under either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. While the two different codes vary greatly in terms of what happens, how ..
November 07, 2011
As a practicing bankruptcy lawyer in Boca Raton, FL, I've found that the vast majority of my new clients don't have the slighest clue about the basics of bankruptcy. Due to this huge gap in knowledge .
April 19, 2011
Debtors struggling to keep with their debts and trying to keep their home often hear that bankruptcy is a way to keep your home. This is true in part, but not necessarily what debtors have in mind. ..
August 31, 2010
Set an Appointment Before filing for bankruptcy, the first important step is to set a time to meet with a qualified bankruptcy attorney. Many people choose their lawyer through referrals from ..
February 21, 2010
Bankruptcy attorney Benjamin Ginter runs the Law Offices of Benjamin J. Ginter in Cranford, New Jersey. In his opinion, lien stripping is one way in which people who file for bankruptcy are able to ..
January 15, 2009
The average American knows very little about bankruptcy. Most people probably understand very generally that a bankruptcy can serve to eliminate debt and offer a ‘fresh start’ - but often .
October 20, 2008
When a Chapter 7 petition is filed, a bankruptcy trustee is assigned to oversee the case. This person plays a major role in the administration of case, which role is discussed in more detail here. ..
September 28, 2008
The economic forecast for the nation is bleak as more and more of the biggest and oldest investment banks cave in to needing to sell. The very foundation of the most successful and powerful financial .
September 15, 2008
Bankruptcy is a means to get out of debt. Some feel that it is a quick escape from mounding debt, and they make it their number one option. However, bankruptcy is no little thing and should be ..
September 14, 2008
Online credit card debt consolidation will allow you to pay much less on your loans than you would if you continued to pay what you owe right now. If you have credit cards, then this type of loan can .
September 04, 2008
Bankruptcy is a federal court process that can help consumers eliminate overwhelming debts or establish a plan to repay them. Depending on your income and circumstances, bankruptcy laws may give you ..
August 12, 2008
When bankruptcy becomes a necessity because of a bad financial situation, an individual will have to determine whether they should file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Understanding the ..
July 30, 2008
One of the most important decisions borrowers will have to make when dealing with a financial hardship leading up to a foreclosure is whether to seek relief under the federal bankruptcy laws or not. ..
July 29, 2008
It is my contention that certain Massachusetts laws regulating foreclosure of homes do not meet the standard set by the due process clause of the 14th and 5th Amendment of the Untied States ..
July 26, 2008
Bankruptcy should be a last resort. If you are thinking of filing for a Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcies make sure you go through the process of researching what it entails, and what the pros and cons ..
July 14, 2008
For the people who live in Iowa, the process of getting a Chapter 7 bankruptcy is not any different than in any other state. This means that if you are in Iowa, the process would still take the same ..
July 10, 2008
Bankruptcy is an undesirable last resort for escaping from serious debt. Before making a rash decision to declare bankruptcy, which will be made a part of your credit history, think about using some ..
June 25, 2008
Yes, you read that correctly. Debit audits are officially back as of May 12, 2008. This is despite the fact that the panel trustee already examines the debtor, and despite the fact that the U. S. ..
June 23, 2008
Bankruptcy can be emotional and embarrassing. You may have a hard time looking your children in the eye, and feel that you have let everyone including yourself down. The main thing is to promise ..
June 21, 2008
If you have had financial problems recently, you may be considering bankruptcy as a way to resolve the situation. In terms of personal bankruptcy there are two options open to you. These are chapter ..
June 20, 2008
Having a lot of unsecured debt might be one of the reasons that a debtor chooses to file for chapter 7 bankruptcy. The debtor can get discharged from all of his unsecured debts by filing for chapter ..
June 20, 2008
Bankruptcy provides debtors with a fresh start, a second chance at managing their finances. However, it comes with a price. Bankruptcy deteriorates debtor's credit report and makes it difficult to ..
June 20, 2008
When the bankruptcy laws changed in late 2005 with the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act it was obvious that we would see a drop in the amount of bankruptcies. With over ..
June 19, 2008
Chapter 7 is liquidation bankruptcy although not very often is anything actually liquidated. Generally, chapter 7 is available to individuals and businesses. A voluntary chapter 7 proceeding is ..
June 19, 2008
The current bankruptcy law, enacted in 1978, is known as the Bankruptcy Code. The Code was amended in 2005, however, the 2005 amendments do not apply to cases filed before or pending on the ..