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Understanding Bankruptcy Benefits

For many consumers, bankruptcy may be your best option for a fresh financial start. Bankruptcy is often a solid approach for financial freedom for anyone with overwhelming debt, or whose monthly income is less than their monthly bills. In fact, approximately 1 in... Understanding Bankruptcy Benefits

Get Help With Your Bankruptcy

If you are having financial trouble, the most educated step you can take is to hire a qualified attorney. The decision to file for bankruptcy is not an easy one, and one that shouldn’t be done without informed guidance. While there is plenty of information on the... Get Help With Your Bankruptcy

Vehicle Airbag Recall Forces Takata Into Bankruptcy

Takata, a company based out of Japan, will soon be replacing passenger airbag inflators in more than 782,000 Ford vehicles in the United States. The chemical used to inflate the airbags deteriorates over time, causing the airbag eruption to contain too much force;... Vehicle Airbag Recall Forces Takata Into Bankruptcy

Will I Lose all my Stuff if I File Bankruptcy?

Many people worry they will lose all their belongings if they file bankruptcy, or that they must be flat broke to file. When actually, bankruptcy can be a way for you to protect the assets you have. Bankruptcy exemptions determine what property you get to keep, and... Will I Lose all my Stuff if I File Bankruptcy?

What to Bring to a Citrus Heights Bankruptcy Lawyer Meeting

One of the first questions asked of a Citrus Heights bankruptcy lawyer is “What do I need to bring to the initial consultation?” Filing for a California bankruptcy will require you to gather a number of different documents. These documents will help you prepare for... What to Bring to a Citrus Heights Bankruptcy Lawyer Meeting

Credit Card Debt in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Credit card debt is one of the most prolific types of consumer debt in California. In fact, the total credit card debt in 2018 for Americans exceeded $1 trillion. For the first time in history, this equates to an average household credit card debt figure of over... Credit Card Debt in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Will California's PG&E file Bankruptcy?

If the Pacific Gas and Electric Co. are held liable for the deadly November 2018 wildfire in Northern California, it could add billions to the company's debt. The company’s insurance only covers $1.5 billion, coming far short of the estimated $15 billion in... Will California's PG&E file Bankruptcy?

Where Do I File My Bankruptcy Case

Filing a bankruptcy case is not like filing a divorce case or a lawsuit.  That's because those kinds of cases are often filed in state court.  State court cases are filed in county court houses.  So finding your courthouse is as simple as knowing what county you live... Where Do I File My Bankruptcy Case

New Credit Score Overhaul may Boost Your Credit

Everyone wants a high credit score. Your credit, after all, is the financial key needed to access credit. Over the course of this year, you may have noticed that your own credit score has improved thanks to initiatives by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau... New Credit Score Overhaul may Boost Your Credit