Chapter 7 trustee

April 18, 2012

Protecting Yourself When Your Business Has to Throw in the Towel

If you're seriously considering closing down a struggling business, you are likely very concerned about personal damage control: how do you end the business without being pulled down with it?
April 24, 2012

Who Is the “Bankruptcy Trustee” and How Can He or She Help or Hurt Me?

The three kinds of trustees in consumer bankruptcy have tremendous power over you. So it’s important to know what they do, and how to stay in […]
April 26, 2012

A Happy Chapter 7 Trustee Means a Happy Chapter 7 Case

My goal with our Chapter 7 clients is to provide a smooth path through bankruptcy to a fresh and clean start. The way to get there […]
May 7, 2012

What Happens to Your “General Unsecured Debts” in Chapter 7?

Your "left-over debts"--those which are neither secured by collateral nor belong to any of the special "priority" categories--often don't drive the decision about whether to file Chapter 7 or 13. But you still need to know how these "general unsecured debts" are handled under these two options.
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 […]
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