As is so often the case, the answer here is that “it depends”. Only an experienced bankruptcy lawyer can provide reliable advice regarding your options.… Read More »I Have Debts and Little Income. My Spouse Has a Good Job. Should I file for Bankruptcy?
You may know that so-called liquidation bankruptcy petitions under Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code are available only to individuals whose income falls below certain… Read More »The Tools of the Trade Bankruptcy Exemption
An estimated 10 million American workers and their family members currently receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. As with Social Security retirement benefits, making… Read More »Can I Keep My Disability Payments in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
We have written elsewhere about the differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies, the two principal types available to individuals. The principal difference is… Read More »Your Obligations Under a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan
California was one of the states hit hardest by the housing crisis and resulting wave of foreclosures that began in 2007-08. Statistics support the… Read More »How Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Can Help With Foreclosure
If you stand to lose property that is important to you, you must obtain court approval for your bankruptcy case to be dismissed. In a… Read More »Is It Possible to Dismiss a Bankruptcy if the Trustee Plans to Sell Your Property?
Should an Indebted Individual With Minimal Income File for Bankruptcy if his or her Spouse has a High-paying Job?
There are all sorts of nuances to bankruptcy strategy and the bankruptcy process itself, especially if you have a spouse. One of the common questions… Read More »Should an Indebted Individual With Minimal Income File for Bankruptcy if his or her Spouse has a High-paying Job?
An individual who files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Riverside will likely have to surrender all of his credit cards. As soon as the credit… Read More »Can I Keep a Credit Card In My Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
Debtors often ask Santa Ana attorneys whether owning a home free and clear impacts Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Can a Debtor keep their home if they… Read More »Does a Home With Zero Debt Affect Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
Anyone considering filing for bankruptcy in California will greatly benefit from contacting our office and scheduling a consultation. During the consultation, we will discuss the… Read More »How Do I Keep My Jewelry if I File for Bankruptcy in California?
Some clients call our office wondering, “Can I keep my credit union account if I file for bankruptcy?” To answer this, we need to understand… Read More »Can I Keep My Credit Union Account if I File for Bankruptcy?