Signs That You Should File Bankruptcy For Your Business


As a business owner, it is important to know that there may come a time when you should consider filing for bankruptcy. Remember, that just because you need some financial help with your company does not mean that you are going out of business. For example, many companies have filed chapter 11 bankruptcy and still continued on to have a success business. After all, chapter 11 is simply a court followed reorganization of finances for companies.

18 May 2018

Which Is Right For You: Chapter 7 Or Chapter 13?


When you know that you are about to make a major financial move, you may be wondering what the differences are in the two main types of consumer bankruptcy. Most people are more familiar with chapter 7, but chapter 13 has several advantages over 7. To help spare the confusion, read on for a quick and easy guide to each type to help you make the decision. Chapter 7 There is no substitute for the way a chapter 7 bankruptcy literally wipes out the majority of most people's debt.

1 March 2018

What Now? Recovering From Bankruptcy


The decision to file bankruptcy was difficult, but you likely had very little choice. Once your financial situation gets out of hand, it's like a domino effect of mounting penalties, interest and misery. Part of the big decision is about the after-effects of such a move. Will you ever be able to get credit again? The answer to this question is "yes", so read on to learn more about recovering from your chapter 7 bankruptcy.

16 January 2018

Your Day In Bankruptcy Court


While the need to file for bankruptcy can be in itself demeaning, the very thought of having to stand in court and admit to your financial failures can be devastating. Fortunately, your bankruptcy appearance is probably not as bad as you may be imagining. Once you read the information below, you should be somewhat comforted about your upcoming appearance and ready for the new start that this chapter 7 filing will provide.

26 October 2017

Can You Keep The Proceeds Of A Personal Injury Settlement When You File For Bankruptcy?


Bankruptcy laws are clear in stating that any property acquired within a specific period, usually 180 days, after filing for bankruptcy must be included as personal assets. In the case of a personal injury settlement, you may need to surrender some of the money awarded to you even if you don't actually receive it until after the 180 period and the case is closed. How Can a Settlement That You Haven't Yet Received be Included in a Bankruptcy Case?

15 August 2017

How Will A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Affect Your Children?


When you're a parent, you have to consider how your children will be affected by every move that you make. Your finances most definitely impact your child, and if you suspect that you might need to file for bankruptcy in the near future, then you'll definitely want to know how that decision will affect your kids. Take a look at some things that you need to know about Chapter 7 bankruptcy and your children.

27 May 2016

How Filing For Bankruptcy Might Affect Your Small Business


Filing for personal bankruptcy can help you get out of debt; however, if you own a small business and operate the company as a sole proprietorship, you may want to consider how your business may be affected by this bankruptcy if you decide to file. In this situation, you may end up losing some or all of your business assets, which is why you should thoroughly discuss your situation with a bankruptcy attorney before you file.

31 March 2016