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There are many reasons why someone might choose to file for bankruptcy; however, two of the most prevalent reasons are (1) a debtor’s need for relief, and (2) a desire to preserve one’s assets. For some people, the reasons might be as sentimental as they are financial, such as trying to hold on to a home with a mortgage the debtor is struggling to pay. While on the other hand, for businesses, filing for bankruptcy...

As a bankruptcy lawyer I deal with people whose financial situations have sometimes gotten drastically out of control. It's seldom one terrible decision that bankrupts someone, though. More frequently, it's a gradual decline that takes place due to a lack of proper management of your finances. This is actually good news, because it means that recovering your finances, (or developing them to begin with) can be done by simply implementing some good practices and using freely available tools. The following...

Going through bankruptcy can be a trying experience.  It can be overwhelming and it’s not always clear what to do, or who you should turn to.  In another post we discuss bankruptcy mills and why they should be avoided.  Basically, there are bankruptcy attorneys who treat their clients as a paycheck, and try to churn through as many cases as possible.  On the other hand, there are many dedicated and competent bankruptcy attorneys who are...

Filing for bankruptcy can be a heartbreaking and confusing process. You want a law firm that will take a look at your unique circumstances and work with you to find the best solution for your situation. When you hire a bankruptcy mill, you're not getting the personalized attention that we can provide for you. What is a Bankruptcy Mill? Most often, you'll see these kind of mills advertising aggressively on television and through radio ads. They handle...

Bankruptcy is often the option people decide to take when they can no longer afford to pay their debts. Many people ask, "Can you recover from bankruptcy?" The answer to that question is a resounding "Yes!" Although bankruptcy can a difficult ordeal, it is not the end of the road, and can be made much more tolerable (even positive) with the help of a good bankruptcy lawyer. Many people have been able to find success...