Can Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Eliminate Tax Debts?

Owing money to the IRS is probably not a good situation to be in. The IRS can put liens on your property if you owe them money, and they may even be able to garnish your wages. If you owe money to the IRS and are considering filing bankruptcy, you might want to talk to a lawyer to find out if the bankruptcy would wipe out the tax debt you have. Read More 

6 Types Of Debt You Can’t Discharge With A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Filing for bankruptcy allows you to discharge a wide range of debts, freeing you from the stress of owing money to a dozen different creditors. However, not every debt automatically becomes wiped away when you successfully pass the tests for filing the Chapter 7 style of bankruptcy. Learn about these six debts that are usually excluded in this type of filing so you can figure out if another type of bankruptcy might work better for you. Read More 

Should You Consent To Let Your Bankruptcy Judge Hear Related Matters?

If you've recently fallen behind on some bills (or are tired of juggling to avoid the inevitable) and are considering filing for bankruptcy protection, you may also be struggling with other legal problems. Often, bankruptcy comes on the heels of a messy divorce or inheritance battle -- and in some cases, you could find yourself engaged in several simultaneous matters in both state and federal court. However, a new ruling from the U. Read More 

3 Things You Should Not Do When Filing For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is a legal process available for people to use when they find themselves in desperate financial situations. While filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy has consequences, it also has a lot of benefits too; however, you cannot file unless you qualify. You should also know that there are certain things you cannot and should not do before you file, and here are three of these things. Give Away Your Assets Read More 

Surviving And Thriving After Filing For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Chapter 7 bankruptcy has a bad reputation. Of course, it's not a process that anyone undertakes lightly, and it's usually reserved for those people who are seriously in deep debt, and who are already in a dark, stressful place. However, there is life after bankruptcy, and no matter how stressful things get, you will survive, In fact, some people find that filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy is one of the best things that they could ever do for their finances. Read More