Should I File for Bankruptcy During the Pandemic or Wait?

Admin on November 30, 2020 Posted in Blog, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

The bankruptcy process is available to both consumers as well as businesses that cannot pay their debts and want to find a way to regain control of financial obligations. Consumer bankruptcy often takes one of two forms. Chapter 7 bankruptcy involves the liquidation of a person’s non-exempt assets into funds that are used to pay […]

Can I File for Bankruptcy if I am Unemployed?

Admin on November 15, 2020 Posted in Blog, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

People who file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy must meet certain income qualifications. In most  cases, debtors who fail to meet income requirements do not qualify for Chapter 7. People with higher income levels often must pursue a repayment plan under Chapter 13 to take control of debt. People who are currently unemployed or who have […]

Nine Signs That it is Time to File for Bankruptcy

Admin on July 15, 2020 Posted in Blog, General Bankruptcy

Facing a large amount of debt often feels overwhelming. Beside uncertainty about how you will make your monthly payments, it is also common to feel uncertain about what your future holds. While many people think that bankruptcy can help, they are afraid of undergoing the process when they are not sure if it is the […]

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy for Individuals

Admin on February 1, 2018 Posted in Blog

In 1996, Oakland native and rap superstar M.C. Hammer, whose real name is Stanley Kirk Burrel, filed for bankruptcy. His bankruptcy petition claimed that he had assets of approximately $1 million and liabilities of at least $10 million. He owed over a million dollars to Winterland Records and had liabilities to two different Bay-area lawyers. […]

Individuals in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Admin on June 9, 2017 Posted in Blog, General Bankruptcy

Under the United States Bankruptcy Code, or the Code, individuals who are in debt can attain debt relief through Chapter 7, 11, or 13. Most commonly, individuals will file for either a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, while businesses commonly file Chapter 11. Nonetheless, under certain circumstances, individuals will utilize the Code through a Chapter […]