Bankruptcy

  • Handling Bankruptcy and Taxes

    Taxes and bankruptcy are two complex matters that many people would rather not think about, let alone discuss. If you are contemplating bankruptcy, however, it is important to understand how the two impact each other. Many factors affect the relationship between bankruptcy and taxes. Bankruptcy law permits owed taxes...
  • 5 Reasons to Hire a Bankruptcy Lawyer

    Have you considered hiring a bankruptcy lawyer? You technically don’t need to hire an attorney to file for bankruptcy, but hiring an experienced, dedicated attorney is a wise decision. Before you shrug off the idea of hiring a lawyer, read these five advantages to having a bankruptcy lawyer work...
  • Bankruptcy and Business: How Does it Work?

    When starting up a company, your advisers will tell you to legally separate your personal finances from the company finances. This separation is one of the most important benefits of early incorporation. Separating yourself from the company legally will protect your personal finances just in case things in the...
  • How to File for Bankruptcy

    It may be an understandably difficult time if you are looking at the prospect of filing for bankruptcy. It is worth remembering, however, that some of the most successful people in history had to file for bankruptcy at some point in their lives: Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, and Walt...
  • What to Expect After Bankruptcy

    Bankruptcy can be a taxing, burdensome process. How does your life change now? These are some of the major ways your life is going to change after filing a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy case. Credit Card Offers The unfortunate truth of bankruptcy is that creditors use this...
  • Declaring Bankruptcy: The Pros and Cons

    You may end up declaring bankruptcy during a financial crisis, but it shouldn’t be taken lightly. This pros and cons list may help you discover whether filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy is fitting for your situation. Pros of Declaring Bankruptcy Collections Stopped: Filing for bankruptcy stops...
  • Filing for Bankruptcy: How Much Does it Cost?

    Filing for bankruptcy is a big decision. It can get you out of a tough financial situation, but can you afford it? If money is tight, you may not be able to file as easily as you’d hoped. These are the general costs of filing for bankruptcy.   Chapter...