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Jewelry in a Bankruptcy Will I Lose My Jewelry In Bankruptcy? Answer: Probably not. Schedule B in both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy list all the assets you own. It’s important to keep in mind that the debtor is responsible for listing all assets. Often, and understandably, debtors believe they are only to list the assets […]
Needing a Root Canal, But Not Wanting A Dentist. So one of the things I follow, or track as the case may be, are comments from potential clients about needing help, but not wanting to get a lawyer involved. There’s are even websites telling these folks to “represent yourself, don’t get a lawyer involved”. For years, […]
Jury Verdicts, Apologies, Kangaroos, and Perfection Law Has No Place In A Perfect World? (Random Introspections From A Criminal Defense Attorney) Along with my Bankruptcy practice here in St. Louis, Missouri, I am a Trial Attorney. In most cases, I represent people who have been accused by the government (Either the State of Missouri […]
Financial Crisis – Senior Citizens: Retirement and Bankruptcy “They’ll Take My House, and I Wanted The Kids To Get It Someday” Retirement Wasn’t Suppose to be Like This: It’s the side of bankruptcy you usually don’t see or think about, the side that is little discussed; senior citizens filing bankruptcy. It’s also the fastest growing […]
How Will a Bankruptcy Effect my Credit Score? What Credit Score are you Protecting? FICO credit scores range from 300-850, with 723 being the median. Scores below 600 are considered bad (high risk borrowers), 620 being the dividing line between good and bad, and above 700 being excellent. Scores are based on payment history, […]
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy – “How Long Does Bankruptcy Take?” So, by “How Long Does It Take?”, what did you mean? This question is easier asked than answered, and the question itself must be defined before jumping into estimations. I hear this question in my practice here in St. Charles County, I have found through experience that my clients […]
Help, I’m Getting Sued After My Bankruptcy It’s not a regularity here in the St. Charles County area, but it does happen. Sometimes, a creditor files a lawsuit on debt that was discharged in your Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. In most instances, this isn’t suppose to happen! You’re not supposed to be sued after bankruptcy on discharged […]