What Assets Are Exempt When Filing For Bankruptcy?

2019-02-22T18:37:15+00:00February 22nd, 2019|

Although many believe that you must give up assets such as your home and car when filing for bankruptcy, that’s typically not the case. Depending on your specific circumstances, certain types of property can be declared exempt from the proceedings. Types of Exempt Property Individuals [...]

Get the Facts About Medical Bankruptcy

2019-02-06T21:27:48+00:00February 6th, 2019|

According to data reported by CNBC, medical bills are the most common reason that Americans file for bankruptcy. If you’re struggling with doctor and hospital fees that you can’t afford to pay, this is what you need to know about medical bankruptcy. Medical Debt By [...]

What to Do After a Wildfire: Know Your Housing Rights

2019-01-25T18:09:44+00:00January 25th, 2019|

In reflection of the recent California wildfire disaster we wanted to take a quick look at some of the ramifications of dealing with fire damage to home or property when you are renting from another party. A fire is devastating. The thought of a wildfire [...]

The Differences Between Unsecured and Secured Debts

2018-11-21T23:44:29+00:00November 21st, 2018|

People accrue debt for a variety of reasons, but not all debt is created equal. When seeking bankruptcy, it is important to understand the differences between unsecured and secured debts. A bankruptcy lawyer can assess your debts and provide greater detail on how a bankruptcy [...]

Why Are More Seniors Filing for Bankruptcy?

2018-09-19T18:42:07+00:00September 19th, 2018|

There’s no hiding it: more and more seniors are filing for bankruptcy. Whether you're filing for chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy, there are far too many options and details to consider on your own, which is where a bankruptcy lawyer can be vital. If [...]

What You Need to Know About Debt Consolidation and Bankruptcy

2018-08-23T18:47:07+00:00August 23rd, 2018|

Filing for bankruptcy is never anyone’s first choice. There are a number of options to explore before meeting with a bankruptcy lawyer to determine whether it’s the right solution to your circumstances. One of these pre-bankruptcy options is to take out a debt consolidation loan. [...]

What the Recent Drop in Bankruptcy Filings Really Means

2018-08-23T18:47:07+00:00July 10th, 2018|

Since long before the 2008 economic crisis was even a twinkle in Wall Street’s eye, the hardships of bankruptcy have plagued both individuals and businesses alike. While the right bankruptcy lawyer from an established firm, such a Brent George Law, can make all the difference [...]

What You Need to Know About Filing for Bankruptcy in California

2018-08-23T18:47:07+00:00June 19th, 2018|

While bankruptcy laws are governed by federal statutes, they are implemented on a state level. Each state may have its own regulations concerning bankruptcy procedures, which is why it is important to work with a bankruptcy lawyer who understands California's state requirements. The following will [...]

Assets You Should Not Transfer Prior to Bankruptcy

2018-08-23T18:47:07+00:00May 8th, 2018|

Though the stigma it once had has all but disappeared, bankruptcy can still leave debtors making desperate moves in a last ditch effort to protect their assets. Unfortunately, as any proper bankruptcy lawyer will tell you, moving assets prior to filing for bankruptcy could end [...]