Is a Fear of Bankruptcy Holding You Back?

By |2020-11-11T00:00:04+00:00November 10th, 2020|Bankruptcy|

According to data collected from the 2019 U.S. Census, Americans are in debt by an average of $90,460. Gen Xers have the highest amount of debt at an average of $135,84. Gen Z, which only comprises ages 18-23 in terms of their ability to obtain [...]

When Does Bankruptcy Leave Your Credit Report?

By |2020-10-08T21:50:36+00:00October 8th, 2020|Bankruptcy|

Covid-19 is still going strong, and so is the economic fallout. Most banks are expecting billions in fourth-quarter losses. The retail and hospitality industries have seen store closures and bankruptcy filings, and many expect personal bankruptcies to rise. Filing personal bankruptcy means you get immediate [...]

Keeping a Car Loan Through Bankruptcy

By |2021-06-07T20:21:42+00:00September 24th, 2020|Bankruptcy|

2020 is the year of Murphy's Law in many ways, and Covid-19 is no exception. Bankruptcy filings are increasing, and more may be on the precipice. If you're considering filing for bankruptcy, you may have a lot of questions. A common question that often comes up [...]

Will Personal Bankruptcies Rise Due to Covid?

By |2020-09-10T21:54:43+00:00September 10th, 2020|Bankruptcy|

In our last blog, we talked about all the business bankruptcies among various industries occurring as a result of the Covid-19 crisis. As unfortunate as those bankruptcies are, we wish we could say that the financial fallout is limited to businesses, but that is simply [...]

Special Types of Debt in Bankruptcy

By |2021-06-07T20:21:42+00:00June 29th, 2020|Bankruptcy, Debt|

With everything going on in the world today it is sometimes hard to figure what to do when you are feeling financially overwhelmed. When you have past due bills you cannot afford piling up, a professional debt lawyer can provide more information about how a [...]

My Wages Have Been Garnished, Is That Legal?

By |2021-06-07T20:21:42+00:00March 9th, 2020|Bankruptcy|

Creditors can legally garnish your wages under certain conditions and through court order or judgement. Although there are laws in every state concerning this issue, Federal Law takes precedence. Judgement creditors can garnish your income but are limited to 25% of your earnings after mandatory [...]