Chapter 7

The Difference Between Secured and Unsecured Debts and Why it Matters

June 15, 2021 - Most debts listed in bankruptcy cases fall into two categories – secured and unsecured. Knowing the difference can help understand the extent of relief which will be afforded through filing a bankruptcy case under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. Read More

Chapter 7

STUDENT LOAN DEBT AND BANKRUPTCY

April 27, 2021 - Student loans cannot be discharged (avoided) in bankruptcy.  That is the general rule.  However, under some circumstances, student loans might be avoided or reduced if it can be proven that paying all or a portion of the loans would create a hardship Read More

Chapter 7

Can Bankruptcy Stop an Eviction

Feb. 18, 2021 - In this climate of shut downs and stay at home orders, an incredible number of renters have been forced to take advantage of the eviction moratoriums issued by the federal and state governments. Read More

Chapter 7

Foreclosure and Bankruptcy

Feb. 18, 2021 - If negotiations with the mortgage lender falter, it is important that the property owner be familiar with the available bankruptcy options to eliminate the debt, or to obtain the time necessary to make up the delinquent payments to retain the property. Read More