November 30, 2012

The “Automatic Stay” for Married Couples in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13

Filing bankruptcy with or without your spouse affects the protection from creditors each of you receives, and also affects whether you file under Chapter 7 or 13.
November 29, 2012

In a Chapter 7 Case, “The Only Thing We Have to Fear is Fear Itself”

There’s a lot you can do to help make your “straight bankruptcy” Chapter 7 a straightforward one, but one thing you can’t control is your creditors’ […]
November 28, 2012

Married Couples in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13

Bankruptcy law allows married couples to file bankruptcy separately or together. That option comes with consequences, which can also effect whether you file under Chapter 7 or 13.
November 27, 2012

When Chapter 7s Are Not So Simple

The goal of most Chapter 7 cases is to get in and get out—file the petition, go to a simple 10-minute hearing with your attorney a […]
November 26, 2012

Your Vehicle in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13

Bankruptcy can protect your car or truck. Both Chapter 7 and 13 can, but which do you need?
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