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Can I File for Bankruptcy without My Spouse?

December 30, 2019

If you’re thinking about filing for bankruptcy, one of the first things that you need to decide is whether you’re going to do so as an individual or whether you and your spouse are going to file together. You can file for bankruptcy on your own even if you are married, but you do want...  read more


Can a Living Trust be Contested?

December 15, 2019

One of the reasons why you may want to create a trust instead of a will is because wills can be easily contested. While the contesting party may not always get the result they want, contesting a will does leave your legitimate heirs stuck in court for quite some time. However, while a living trust...  read more


Which Is Better: Chapter 7 Bankruptcy or Chapter 13?

November 30, 2019

If you’ve decided you need to file for bankruptcy, you may wonder which option is better, Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. One option isn’t better than the other. In fact, both can be excellent options in certain situations. It all comes down to your personal situation and what you need out of your bankruptcy. In...  read more


Can I Cancel My Bankruptcy?

November 15, 2019

If you’ve filed for bankruptcy, but later get a better paying job or decide that it’s not the solution you thought it was, can you cancel it? Bankruptcy is a court process, and it does take time. During that time, your financial situation can change. Fortunately, in some cases, it is possible to cancel your...  read more


Selecting Trustees for Your Trust

October 30, 2019

Creating a trust is a great way of managing your estate and making certain your heirs are protected. One of the most important steps in creating a trust is to select the trustee or trustees who will manage it. The trustee is in charge of managing the funds, making investments, paying any bills necessary, and...  read more


How Does Business Bankruptcy Differ from Personal Bankruptcy?

October 15, 2019

If your business is suffering, you may be considering filing for bankruptcy. While business bankruptcy and personal bankruptcy both serve as a way of reducing, restructuring, or eliminating debt to make it easier to become financially stable, the two processes are slightly different. Here are a few of the key differences between personal and business...  read more


What Is the Bankruptcy Means Test?

September 30, 2019

If you’re thinking about bankruptcy, one of the things you need to know about and understand is the bankruptcy means test. This is the test that determines if you are eligible for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. If you are, then you can have some of your debt forgiven. If you are not, you have to file...  read more


I Have No Family – What Should I Do with My Estate?

September 15, 2019

Some individuals have the issue of trying to divide up a small estate among many heirs, but others have a different problem – they have no heirs to leave their estate to. If you’re facing this situation, you may wonder what you should even do with your estate. If you don’t make a will or...  read more


Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Write Your Will

August 28, 2019

Many people find the idea of writing their will a little morbid. After all, it does mean acknowledging that you’re going to die someday, and that’s not a pleasant thought. But putting off writing your will isn’t a good idea, even though it does mean thinking about things you might otherwise not want to contemplate....  read more


Understanding Bankruptcy Fraud

August 15, 2019

Filing for bankruptcy can be a good option for a number of people, but the process only truly works if you’re completely honest about your financial situation and your assets. If you’re not, you’re committing bankruptcy fraud, and that can lead to a number of large fines or even jail time. But what is bankruptcy...  read more


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