Can I Join the Military if I’ve Filed Bankruptcy?

Joining the military is a huge decision, not to be taken lightly. There are many loose ends you’ll need to tie up before enlisting, as well as things to consider regarding your eligibility. One area that the US government will … Continue reading

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Emergency Bankruptcy Filing

When you’re in debt, it’s easy to put off taking action. You may hope that something will change in your life or the debt will somehow go away. While it’s never a good idea to jump into bankruptcy without doing … Continue reading

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Can I File Bankruptcy While I’m in the Military?

Serving in the military is a huge decision and sacrifice with financial ramifications. Service members give up their freedom so that others in our country can be free. Deployment can last for extended periods of time, and during those months, … Continue reading

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Handling the Holidays with Debt

The holiday season can be fun and peaceful. Time with family and friends, favorite foods, and special traditions all make it a memorable time of year. While giving gifts is an integral part of the celebration, this can create stress … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Your Credit: Billing Disputes

After your bankruptcy is behind you, you may be financially free, but you’ll also need to focus on strategically rebuilding your credit. It’s important to first check your credit report to ensure that everything is accurate and anything that was … Continue reading

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Filing Bankruptcy While Unemployed

In America, job loss is the number one reason that people file for bankruptcy. For most people, having a large savings account that you can live off of for months on end is a great idea, but not a reality. … Continue reading

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Job Loss and Bankruptcy

Unfortunately, a large percentage of Americans live literally paycheck to paycheck. For the most part, they are able to cover their bills, but have no ability to save a significant emergency fund. Without that emergency fund, a sudden event or … Continue reading

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Dealing With Credit Card Fraud

 Part of filing bankruptcy includes completing forms and listing all the pertinent details of your case, such as listing all of your creditors. While you may be able to look at past bills, it’s also wise to request copies of … Continue reading

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Resolving Identity Theft

What do you do if, while filing for bankruptcy, you discover that someone has stolen your identity and racked up a bunch of debt in your name? Most people don’t expect to be a victim of identity theft, but the … Continue reading

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Listing Possible Legal Claims on Your Bankruptcy Paperwork

It’s my job to prepare and review all of your bankruptcy paperwork, but in order to ensure accuracy, we’ll both need to communicate clearly with each other. Part of your case includes listing all of your property and assets, which … Continue reading

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