Catherine Becker Good

Catherine Becker Good, Esq.

Filing For Divorce And Bankruptcy At The Same Time?

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

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bankruptcy means test
Catherine Becker Good, Esq.

What Is A Bankruptcy Means Test?

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

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Catherine Becker Good, Esq.

Do You Need A Bankruptcy Lawyer?

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

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Catherine Becker Good

Catherine Becker Good, Esq. Attorney At Law Catherine has been practicing law for 29 years.  During her many years in practice, Catherine has appeared before most judges in the Probate Courts across the state.  Given her exposure to the various courts and judges, Catherine is able to provide insight into a particular judge’s practices and

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