• 17 Steps to Filing Chapter 7 Consumer Bankruptcy To help understand the bankruptcy process, I have provided an article that explains 17 steps to follow in the bankruptcy process. Visit the link below to learn [...]

  • Every customer who files Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy must take a credit counseling “briefing” and file a certificate of compliance with their bankruptcy. There might be a very, very rare exception for emergency conditions, [...]

  • Published On: June 28, 2022

    The “Mean’s Test” is a formula that assesses whether a person applying for bankruptcy has enough income to cover all of the allowable expenses, plus enough money to pay non-priority, unsecured creditors like credit cards. [...]

  • An executory contract is a legal word that refers to a contract between two parties that includes an obligation owed by at least one of them (such as a car lease or a residential lease). [...]

  • Published On: June 28, 2022

    All legal or equitable interests of the debtor in property at the time of the bankruptcy filing. (The estate includes all property in which the debtor has an interest, even if it is owned or [...]

  • Make sure you tell your lawyer about all of your liabilities, no matter how minor. Even if you’re confident that claim will never be made against you, make a list of any claims that might [...]

  • Published On: June 28, 2022

    Secured debts are included separately from unsecured debts in bankruptcy proceedings. Personal loans and credit cards issued by banks, such as Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover, as well as other credit cards used to [...]

  • No, you will be able to protect your exempt property Certain property is deemed exempt and out of reach of your general creditors under the laws of the state where you live, as well as federal [...]

  • Just because you live in Arizona when you file for bankruptcy doesn’t mean you’ll be able to claim Arizona exemptions. As a result, you and your bankruptcy counsel must decide which state laws will determine [...]

  • Exemptions, sometimes known as “exempt property,” are a key concept in both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. The Chapter 7 Trustee seizes all of your “non-exempt” property and sells it for the benefit [...]