If you are facing divorce and bankruptcy, which should you file first? The answer depends upon your particular situation. One situation in which you may want to file for bankruptcy first is where most of your debt is joint debt, you should file the bankruptcy petition first, wiping out all joint debt. This will save
Chapter 7 allows individuals to essentially walk away from their debt, without repercussion. The purpose is to give individuals that qualify a “fresh start.” In 2005, the United States Bankruptcy Court revamped their criteria for determining whether an individual was “qualified” to file for relief under Chapter 7 of the US Bankruptcy Code. The hope
Recently the Bankruptcy Court revised its bankruptcy petition to make it more user friendly because it recognized that many people filing for bankruptcy were filing without the assistance of legal counsel. The bankruptcy petition is approximately 50 pages long. While it is a fill in the blank form more or less, you must be aware
It’s the middle of the night, and you are up thinking about divorce. You are not alone. I help clients every day and night in the same situation and I can promise you, that in time everything will work out. It may not feel that way now, but you are doing the right thing by
As divorce lawyers, we have to defend several scenarios of our clients that can be prevented with some guidance. The list below are our five (5) top recommendations of what you should NOT do during a divorce. Do NOT: 1. Introduce the children to a new girlfriend until after at least six months of dating.