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A Zero ($0) Down Chapter 7 bankruptcy is Unethical & Illegal

There is no such thing as a “legal” ZERO ($0) down Chapter 7 bankruptcy BEWARE consumers!  While the economy is in very tough shape and the need to financially protect yourself has never been greater, the truth remains that “Zero Down” Chapter 7 cases are unethical and illegal.  While the vast majority of bankruptcy attorneys […]

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Nebraska

A Chapter 13 bankruptcy requires monthly payments for a period of 36 to 60 months.  Contrary to popular belief, Chapter 13 bankruptcies are very effective and provide an affordable option for people to reduce and consolidate their debts.  In many ways, a Chapter 13 is everything that a debt settlement should be and is, in […]

Exploring the Bankruptcy Discharge

What is a discharge? The definition, according to the Webster Dictionary, is “to end the service of (someone) in a formal or official way.” According to the Black’s Law Dictionary, a discharge is “any method by which a legal duty is extinguished; esp., the payment of a debt or satisfaction of some other obligation.” In […]

Tax refunds and bankruptcy | A busy time of the year

Tax day Now that the holidays are over there isn’t much to look forward to between now and the summer months.  Sure, there’s Valentine’s Day (welcome back, House of Cards), St. Patrick’s Day (green beer!), and don’t forget to mark your calendars for March 1st, National Pig Day. But don’t overlook the importance of TAX […]

Powerful Tool in Bankruptcy – Lien Avoidance

What is a lien avoidance and why is it important? I recently passed my sixth year as a practicing bankruptcy attorney. Over these years my experience has impacted my advice to clients. One of my first memorable experiences involved a powerful tool under the bankruptcy code is known as “lien avoidance.” Basically, “lien avoidance” is […]

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