May 17, 2023
Pets and Bankruptcy
Why Do I Have to List My Pets on the Bankruptcy Petition? Do not be worried. You will almost certainly not lose your pets during bankruptcy. The next question then comes. Why, then must I even list my pets on the bankruptcy petition? After all, pets are not a property that can be sold to […]
May 3, 2023
Stop Wage Garnishment with Bankruptcy
Can bankruptcy stop wage garnishment? Having your wages garnished can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. It can feel like there’s no end in sight. Creditors keep taking a portion of your paycheck every time you get paid. If you’re struggling with wage garnishment, bankruptcy might solve your problems. In 2023, wage garnishments are likely […]
April 19, 2023
Bankruptcy Cases in Indiana See Sharp Increase in...
Bankruptcy cases have risen across the United States, and Indiana is no exception. In the first two months of 2023, Indiana saw a nearly 20 percent increase in bankruptcy cases, leaving many residents wondering what drives this trend and what it means for their finances. The graph below illustrates the increase in bankruptcy cases in […]
April 5, 2023
Can Bankruptcy Stop Repossession of Self-Repossessing Cars?
Repossession is a scary process that can be hard to avoid. But what if your car could repossess itself? That’s the idea behind Ford’s patent for self-repossessing cars. This blog post will explore the pros and cons of self-repossessing vehicles. It will also explore whether bankruptcy can stop the repossession of a self-repossessing car. What […]
March 22, 2023
Bankruptcy Hearing Questions Asked in Court
The Bankruptcy Court hearing can be stressful. I have had so many clients lose sleep over the bankruptcy hearing. I had a client write a blog about his experience at his Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Hearing. He wanted other clients to feel at ease at the bankruptcy meeting. His blog even includes the questions the bankruptcy […]
March 8, 2023
Behind on Buying a House on Contract
I am behind on payments for my house on contract. What are my options? Are you struggling to keep up with payments for your house on contract? Missing payments may seem like the end of the world, but options are still available if you have trouble making the contract’s payments. It’s essential to know your […]
February 22, 2023
Can Someone Else Pay for My Bankruptcy?
Can A Friend or Relative Pay for My Bankruptcy? Filing for bankruptcy can be difficult, and the financial implications of filing can be daunting. If you are considering bankruptcy, you may wonder if someone else can pay for it. Money is usually tight in bankruptcy situations. Also, speed can be very important in stopping foreclosure […]
February 8, 2023
Loan Co-signers vs. Guarantors
Loan Co-signers vs. Guarantors: What are the Roles and What Happens in Bankruptcy Are you a loan guarantor or co-signer worried about what happens in bankruptcy? It is essential for family and friends to understand their obligations when someone files for bankruptcy protection. Guarantors are only financially responsible when the debtor fails to pay. In […]
January 25, 2023
Can You Go to Jail for Debt?
Asking a Bankruptcy Attorney – Can You Go to Jail for Debt? It’s a common misconception that you can be arrested and sent to jail simply for owing debts. Being sent to jail for debt is a popular myth. It’s illegal in the United States for debt collectors to threaten arrest to collect payment. That […]
January 11, 2023
What Happens to Subscription Services in Bankruptcy?
Subscription Services in Bankruptcy When filing for bankruptcy, it is essential to understand how it will affect your subscription services, such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Ipsy, Birchbox, and HelloFresh. Subscription services have become increasingly popular. After a single click, you can subscribe to various services without giving them much thought. Adding these services may […]