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Credit Card Debt and Bankruptcy: Will I Get Sued?

As a bankruptcy attorney, I am often asked about credit card debt. More often than I would like, however, those questions come in the style of, “How bad am I going to get sued by the collection agency?” Other variations on this topic include concerns regarding whether or not a bankruptcy filer can include a […]

Factors to Consider When Deciding Whether or Not to File Bankruptcy

Whether you have a history of eviction, credit card debt, a repossessed car, broken cell phone contracts, or unpaid hospital bills, there are many things to consider before filing bankruptcy. If bankruptcy seems like a good way to become unburdened from this type of financial past, which kind of bankruptcy is the right kind, 7 […]

The Baby Boomers and Bankruptcy in Retirement

It’s that time…the Baby Boomers are approaching retirement age. For a variety of reasons (medical expenses, declining home values, downturns in the stock market, etc.) many aren’t able to retire while maintaining a good standard of living. Some aren’t able to retire at all or they have to take a second job to cover expenses […]

What Type of Debts Can California Bankruptcy Discharge?

Debt is something of a nasty word in today’s society. It is on the tip of everyone’s tongue when it comes to our nation’s financial health, so is it really that surprising to hear that a large percentage of American households are struggling to stay afloat amongst overwhelming debt? The lure of the 0% interest […]