Bankruptcy and Debt
If your debts have become overwhelming, it may be time to consider filing for bankruptcy. Bankruptcy is a system set up to help consumers and businesses eliminate their debt or set up a repayment plan. It can be a difficult, confusing process, but the articles that attorneys have submitted to the KnowledgeBase can help simplify the process and introduce you to some of the key concepts involved in bankruptcy.
Recent FindLaw Bankruptcy and Debt Articles
- New York foreclosure rates up 3 percent since 2012, bankruptcy can help
Provided by: Macco & Stern, L.L.P.
Bankruptcy can provide homeowners with an opportunity to save, or at least postpone, a foreclosure. Read More »
- The co-signor and bankruptcy
Provided by: Law Offices of Brian A. Barboza
When a person is granted a discharge in bankruptcy, his or her liability on those debts goes away—the debt, however, does not. If there is another person liable for the debt, that person is still responsible. Read More »
- Pennsylvania woman receives 3 year sentence in mortgage fraud case
Provided by: Weisberg Law, P.C.
Predatory lending practices can cause damage to homeowners. One mortgage broker was sentenced for three years in prison for her role in mortgage fraud. Read More »
- Is my property protected if I file bankruptcy in Ohio?
Provided by: Stamps & Stamps, Attorneys at Law
Not only can bankruptcy provide indebted individuals with a much-needed financial fresh start, but bankruptcy also allows individuals in Ohio to keep much, and in many cases all, of their property following the process. Read More »
- Minnesota bankruptcy court ruling protects IRA annuity from creditors
Provided by: Prescott & Pearson, P.A.
On Nov. 4, 2013 the Bankruptcy Appellate Court for the Eight Circuit upheld a lower court’s holding that a man could protect his IRA from creditors, even though he purchased it with a single premium. Read More »
Bankruptcy and Debt