DUI Judgments are Never Dischargeable in Bankruptcy

Admin on May 11, 2016 Posted in Bankruptcy Law, Blog

Most people know that alimony and child support obligations can never be discharged in bankruptcy. The media and politicians are very fond of reminding people that student loans can’t be discharged in bankruptcy (though there are some exceptions to this rule). While those two exceptions to bankruptcy law are well-known, there are also several other […]

Eliminating Medical Bills with Bankruptcy

Admin on April 30, 2016 Posted in Bankruptcy Law, Blog, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

One of the reasons for passing the Affordable Care Act of 2010 was to reduce health care costs and make insurance more affordable for everyone. To some extent, the ACA has been a success. Health insurance is more accessible now than at any time it has ever been in the past. Millions of people now […]

What Happens to a Car In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

Admin on April 19, 2016 Posted in Blog, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

One reason that many people are hesitant to consider bankruptcy, and particularly Chapter 7 bankruptcy, is that they fear it will mean losing all of their assets. While Chapter 7 bankruptcy does involve submitting all of your assets, including vehicles, to a bankruptcy trustee so that he or she can determine what assets should be […]

What to Remember About Taxes After Filing for Bankruptcy

Admin on April 7, 2016 Posted in Articles, Bankruptcy Law, Blog

April 15 is almost here, which means the annual deadline is looming to file income taxes. It’s a time that many Californians dread with good reason, but as many debtors have found, bankruptcy isn’t all bad for income taxes. If tax debt meets certain requirements, such as being more than three years old, they can […]

The First Steps to Rebuilding After Filing for Bankruptcy

Admin on March 25, 2016 Posted in General Bankruptcy, Rebuilding Credit

Bankruptcy can be a liberating process. There’s a great sense of relief that comes over many debtors when they realize they’ll no longer be drowning in hundreds of dollars in payments each month or hounded by creditors, in constant fear of collection lawsuits or repossession. But along with that relief can also come feelings of […]

Just What is a Bankruptcy Trustee?

Admin on March 23, 2016 Posted in Blog, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

When you file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, a trustee will be appointed to your case. The trustee is typically a local attorney experienced in bankruptcy law. The function of the trustee is to represent the estate that is created when you file for bankruptcy. The trustee is not meant to be your […]