May 18, 2012

Chapter 13 Should Not (Sometimes) Be Used to Save Your House

Although Chapter 13 is often the go-to prescription for hanging onto a home in financial distress, like most strong medicine it comes with side-effects. The simpler Chapter 7 "straight bankruptcy" may be the better solution for both short-term relief and long-term financial health.
May 21, 2012

Save Your Home with 5 Powerful Prescriptions Found in Your Chapter 13 Medicine Cabinet

Chapter 13 is often the best option for holding onto your home. That may be simply because it solves one of your major home debt problems, or instead because it solves a bunch of them all in one package.
May 22, 2012

Do Non-Citizen Debtors Get All the Benefits of Filing Bankruptcy?

In a blog last week I said that non-citizens—legal or not—can file bankruptcy. All they need is appropriate identification. But that begs two questions: 1) Would […]
May 23, 2012

5 More Kinds of Chapter 13 Medicine for Saving Your Home

Chapter 13 is extraordinary in the number of distinctive ways it can solve debt problems endangering your home. Here are five more ways beyond the five of the last blog.
May 24, 2012

Does Filing Bankruptcy Affect a Non-Citizen’s Immigration Status?

Usually not.  But in some limited situations the indirect consequences can be huge. Considering what’s at stake, if you are either a legal or illegal immigrant […]