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Can Bankruptcy Wipe Out Back Taxes? Maybe – If the Time is Right

September 12, 2019
Can Bankruptcy Wipe Out Back Taxes? Maybe – If the Time is Right

There can be some confusion about what is covered in bankruptcy and what cannot ever be wiped out. While much of the answer to this question will vary based on what type of bankruptcy you file, today we are going to talk about a specific type of debt: Tax debt. Keep reading to find out more about the topic and then contact for a consultation with a bankruptcy attorney.

The Facts About Taxes and Bankruptcy

If you have back taxes that you want to include in bankruptcy then it…


Learn Why the Idea of Settling Your Debt for Pennies on the Dollar Rarely Works

August 21, 2019
Learn Why the Idea of Settling Your Debt for Pennies on the Dollar Rarely Works

When a person gets into debt, it is understandable that they would want to find a simple way to move forward. They want an option that is as painless as possible. They want a way to get a new lease on life. They want to find a way to pennies on the dollar. The bad news is that this is not likely an option for you. The worse news is that there are companies out there that want to take advantage of you and may claim that they have found the way.

They have…


Did Someone Cosign a Loan That You Can No Longer Pay? Learn How to Protect Them

August 8, 2019
Did Someone Cosign a Loan That You Can No Longer Pay? Learn How to Protect Them

When someone agrees to cosign a debt with you, they are taking a chance on you. They know that you do not have great credit, or enough income to justify being approved for a loan. They believe that you will make the payments as necessary and are willing to put their own credit on the line. When financial does come your way and you are not able to pay the bills, you may feel immense guilt that your cosigner is now on the line.

The good news is that there are…


Simple Tips to Get You Ready for Your Meeting with Creditors

July 22, 2019
Simple Tips to Get You Ready for Your Meeting with Creditors

All bankruptcy debtors are required to attend at least the first meeting with creditors in their case. In most instances, this is the only time that you will have to appear in person. However, it can be a very intimidating process to get ready for. Keep reading to learn how to do so and then contact at if you want a free bankruptcy consultation from an experienced attorney.

Understand the Purpose of the Meeting

Also sometimes referred to as the “341 meeting,” this meeting with creditors has two main objectives. First, it is meant…


6 Things to Know if a Judgement is Entered Against You

July 10, 2019
6 Things to Know if a Judgement is Entered Against You

It is common for a person who is considering bankruptcy to be served with a money judgment. This can be a frightening, confusing situation. At we want you to move forward with as much confidence as possible. Read on to learn six things you should know about being in this position. Then contact us at for a free bankruptcy consultation.

1. A Creditor Can Work to Recover Money in a Variety of Ways

Once a creditor wins a judgment, they can levy your bank account. They can garnish your wages. If you…


Learn Why Debt Settlement Does Not Deliver on the Promises it Makes

June 18, 2019
Learn Why Debt Settlement Does Not Deliver on the Promises it Makes

You have likely seen the ads, billboards, commercials, etc. for debt settlement firms. They promise that they can help you pay off your debt quickly and painlessly. They claim to be a better option than bankruptcy. Is there any truth to this? Unfortunately, not usually. In most cases, debt settlement companies cannot deliver what they say they can.

If you work with a debt settlement company you may very well keep getting harassing collection calls, be sued, see your credit score continue to go down, and continue having your wages garnished. This is not a way to…


5 Tips to Follow if You Want to Keep Your Home After a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

June 7, 2019
5 Tips to Follow if You Want to Keep Your Home After a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

When you file Chapter 13 bankruptcy, if your home is in foreclosure that foreclosure will stop.

Filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy stops the foreclosure. It gets you a protected legal environment to address the problems with your mortgage. This can be very relieving but it is important to keep site of the fact that you are not yet out of the woods. If you want to keep your home, then you should work with a bankruptcy attorney who can help ensure you do. Keep reading to find…


A California Bankruptcy Will Show Up on Some Background Checks but Not Others

May 21, 2019
A California Bankruptcy Will Show Up on Some Background Checks but Not Others

If you are like most people considering bankruptcy, you have many questions and concerns. We understand this at . We are standing by to provide a free consultation so that you can understand what your options are and decide if bankruptcy is right for you. Today we are going to cover a common question we hear: Will my bankruptcy show up on a background check? The answer is not as simple as you think because it depends on what type of background check it is. Contact us at if you have further questions.

The Answer…


Which of These Three Excuses is Keeping You from Moving Forward with Bankruptcy?

May 8, 2019
Which of These Three Excuses is Keeping You from Moving Forward with Bankruptcy?

The truth is that not most people do not feel good about getting into a position of needing to file bankruptcy. At we have seen many clients wait until they are unnecessarily underwater before filing deciding to file for bankruptcy. We have found that there are three common excuses used: They are afraid, they are stubborn, or they don’t want to hurt their pride.

The truth about bankruptcy is that it is often better to file sooner rather than later – for everyone involved, including your creditors. Keep reading to learn…


Can You Eliminate Medical Debt Through Bankruptcy in California?

April 22, 2019

Can You Eliminate Medical Debt Through Bankruptcy in California?

No matter how you look at it, healthcare has gotten much more expensive in recent years. This includes the cost of insurance for most people, as well as the debt that can occur if you suffer from a serious illness or injury. If you are facing a seemingly insurmountable amount of medical debt, you may wonder if bankruptcy is the solution you have been looking for.

The answer is that it depends. Keep reading to find out more about your options to eliminate medical debt through a California bankruptcy. Then contact …


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