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Students Loans and Bankruptcy Actions in Kansas City

As most people are aware, student loans generally cannot be eliminated by filing for bankruptcy since they are not considered “dischargeable” under the United States Bankruptcy Code (the “Code”).   As with most things in life however, there are some very limited exceptions to this rule.  Under Section 523(a)(8) of the Code, there are two exceptions […]

By |November 21st, 2012|Bankruptcy News|Comments Off on Students Loans and Bankruptcy Actions in Kansas City

How a Qualified Kansas City Bankruptcy Attorney Can Help You

  When considering a bankruptcy action, there is often a significant amount of confusion and uncertainty about your legal options.  In other words, when dealing with a financial crisis, it is difficult to know where to turn next for help.  That is why it is crucial to consult with an experienced Kansas City bankruptcy attorney who […]

By |November 14th, 2012|Bankruptcy News|Comments Off on How a Qualified Kansas City Bankruptcy Attorney Can Help You

Business Bankruptcy Cases in Kansas City

 If you a business owner and considering filing for bankruptcy, the good news is that there are several options to choose from.  Depending upon whether you qualify for bankruptcy, you may be able to file under Chapter 7, 11 or 13 of the Bankruptcy Code.   In the event that you are sole proprietor or own […]

By |November 7th, 2012|Bankruptcy News|Comments Off on Business Bankruptcy Cases in Kansas City

An Overview of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

For people who do not meet the stricter income qualifications of a Chapter 7 liquidation bankruptcy, Chapter 13 bankruptcy can be a viable alternative for those facing financial crisis.  Chapter 13 is typically the best approach for homeowners to reorganize their debts without losing their homes, cars, and other valuable assets. Additionally, a Chapter 13 […]

By |October 31st, 2012|Bankruptcy News|Comments Off on An Overview of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Qualifying for Credit after Declaring Bankruptcy in Kansas City

There are many myths associated with filing for bankruptcy, most of which are not surprisingly perpetuated by creditors and bill collectors.  One of the most common myths that people believe is that a bankruptcy action will prevent them from qualifying for a bank loan, credit card or mortgage.  What many people fail to realize is […]

By |October 24th, 2012|Bankruptcy News|Comments Off on Qualifying for Credit after Declaring Bankruptcy in Kansas City

The Most Common Myths Associated with Filing for Bankruptcy in Kansas City

As a bankruptcy attorney with nearly 20 years of experience, I regularly meet with individuals contemplating bankruptcy who are hesitant to file for fear that their credit score will never recover.  The good news is that this couldn’t be farther from the truth.  Unfortunately, bankruptcy myths often prevent individuals and businesses alike from filing for […]

By |October 17th, 2012|Bankruptcy News|Comments Off on The Most Common Myths Associated with Filing for Bankruptcy in Kansas City

Tips to Rebuilding Credit After a Bankruptcy Action

Just because you filed for bankruptcy does not mean that your credit is ruined forever.  Despite popular belief, there are ways to rehabilitate your credit score after your bankruptcy action is finished.  By taking the right steps to rebuild your credit, you are in a better position to be approved for loans rather quickly after […]

By |October 10th, 2012|Bankruptcy News|Comments Off on Tips to Rebuilding Credit After a Bankruptcy Action

Filing for Bankruptcy and Credit Card Lawsuits

 Are credit card companies threatening to sue you over the amount of money that you owe on your credit cards?  Or, have you already been sued over your seemingly endless debt?  Regardless of the situation, it is important to understand that although the summons and complaint typically provide a court date far ahead in the […]

By |September 28th, 2012|Bankruptcy Articles, Bankruptcy News|Comments Off on Filing for Bankruptcy and Credit Card Lawsuits

Consumer Lending Boosted in Smaller Cities That Skirted Mortgage Crisis

Financial analysts report that the long-awaited recovery in bank lending to consumers is well under way in some smaller U.S. cities.  It seems however, to be much delayed in the large metropolitan areas on the East and West coasts reports the Wall Street Journal. The geographic divergence in new credit highlights the uneven recovery in different […]

By |September 27th, 2012|Bankruptcy News|Comments Off on Consumer Lending Boosted in Smaller Cities That Skirted Mortgage Crisis

Bankruptcy and Families

If you are married and have children, debt is the last thing that you want to worry about.  Life is certainly stressful enough as it is, and having a family often involves huge responsibilities, including putting food on the table and providing for your family’s needs, whatever they may be.  Whether your family debt has […]

By |September 21st, 2012|Bankruptcy News|Comments Off on Bankruptcy and Families

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