Is Bankruptcy The Right Choice For You?

Posted on: 9 August 2017

You may feel that you are so far in debt that filing for bankruptcy is your only solution. However, there are other possibilities to explore and some issues that may effect your ability to file bankruptcy without additional loss. You can't just file for bankruptcy and become debt free without some repercussions. However, if you are forced into it by circumstances beyond your control, you should be prepared to protect whatever assets that are protected by both state and federal bankruptcy law. [Read More]

6 Mistakes That Will Make It More Difficult To Repair Your Credit After Bankruptcy

Posted on: 9 March 2017

Bankruptcy isn't the end of the world. Eventually, your credit can be repaired and your financial health can be better than it ever was before. However, reestablishing credit after bankruptcy takes time and effort. Unfortunately, many consumers make the incorrect assumption that they will never be creditworthy again and don't even try to repair their credit. Any consumer who has declared bankruptcy should be aware that a Chapter 7 bankruptcy only stays on a credit report for 10 years and a Chapter 13 bankruptcy only stays on a credit report for 7 years. [Read More]

Claiming Social Security Disability: What People With Parkinson's Disease Need To Know

Posted on: 22 December 2015

Experts believe that around 500,000 people in the United States suffer with Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's is a progressive disease with no cure, which means people with the condition must cope with increasingly severe symptoms. People with Parkinson's are often eligible for social security disability, but making a claim isn't as easy as you might expect. Learn why here. How Parkinson's affects your body Parkinson's disease is a neurological disease that can lead a to a variety of physical and psychological symptoms. [Read More]

3 Key Differences Between Chapter 7 Bankruptcy And Chapter 13

Posted on: 10 December 2015

One benefit you receive by hiring a lawyer to help you file bankruptcy is his or her advice about which chapter to file. The two main options you have are Chapter 7 and Chapter 13, but there are some key differences in these options. While one of these options might be better for one person, the other option might be better for you. By understanding these three differences, you may have a better understanding of how each type works, and this may help you know which option is better for you. [Read More]