• Published On: February 5, 2018

    Some creditors may be paid through the bankruptcy, others are not so lucky. Some creditors are secured against collateral, such as a car or house; while others are unsecured, such as a credit card or [...]

  • According to an article in Forbes, the 65+ demographic now makes up a higher percentage of bankruptcy filers than it did a decade ago. Filing for bankruptcy is seen by many seniors as a social [...]

  • Bank of America tries to bully a bankruptcy judge, ignoring the consequences of illegal acts, but the judge is not standing for it. October 19, 2017 – Article posted in Bloomberg.com. Bank of America seems [...]

  • Published On: September 4, 2017

    By Liz Weston NerdWallet.com, Aug 30, 2017 (a summary from South Bend Tribune) Many people believe that hiring a company to settle their debts is better on their credit, will cost them less in the [...]

  • The American Bankruptcy Institute ‘ABI’ released a report addressing the astronomically high failure rate of chapter 13 bankruptcy.  The findings are not surprising for those of us who work in this world, but are shocking [...]

  • When Mortgage Lenders Monkey With Your Loan By Bill Purdy The following are some excerpts from a very informative blog on a well-known consumer bankruptcy advocate’s web site: www.BankruptcySoapBox.com. Spoiler Alert:  As a borrower, you [...]

  • New policy governing credit reporting criteria. Credit Score can make or break a consumer. Starting July 1, 2017, the three nationwide consumer reporting agencies, Equifax, Experian and TransUnion, are starting a new policy [...]

  • How to Rebuild Your Credit Feel like you are stuck and cannot find a way out? Are you overwhelmed by financial challenges?  Do you want to rebuild your credit?  Many people try to [...]

  • Published On: April 17, 2017

    What is a Judgment Debtor’s Examination The following applies to Arizona lawsuits and collection rights. When a creditor sues and obtains a judgment there are several options available in order to collect on the judgment.  [...]

  • Bankruptcy Can Help Older Americans Take Control of Their Lives I highly recommend this great article in the New York Times about bankruptcy and the elderly.  Everyone should understand the issues related to protecting your [...]

  • Diane was very concerned and compassionate

    "Diane was very concerned and compassionate." Anonymous Filing bankruptcy was not an easy decision but Diane made the whole process very easy and understandable. As a client you have a lot of control as to your personal outcome. Be diligent, do the homework, and complete all the information [...]

  • Bankruptcy is not in anyone’s long term plans and was something my wife and I never really considered for years as we slowly drowned in debt

    Bankruptcy is not in anyone’s long term plans and was something my wife and I never really considered for years as we slowly drowned in debt. B.K. Bankruptcy is not in anyone’s long term plans and was something my wife and I never really considered for years [...]

  • very compassionate and explains everything

    "very compassionate and explains everything" J & B.S. It was such a pleasure working with Diane through this difficult process. Diane is a wonderful attorney who not only knows the bankruptcy law inside and out, but is very compassionate and explains everything in detail through each step [...]