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How Long Will a Bankruptcy Stay On My Credit Report?

My goal as your St. Louis bankruptcy lawyer is to set you on the right path to better credit by showing you how taking a loss right now (by filing for bankruptcy) can mean very positive financial progress in the future. But, you must have patience through the process.

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What Does it Mean When Property is “Exempt?"

Property that is exempt are assets that are protected after you file. In other words, you cannot lose exempt property in a bankruptcy case. Fortunately, a St. Louis bankruptcy lawyer can evaluate your bankruptcy case and ensure that all of your eligible property is protected.

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What to Expect When You File for Bankruptcy

Are you in over your head with debt? Debt collectors calling you constantly? It may be time to consider filing for bankruptcy. While many of us shudder at the thought, filing for bankruptcy gives you a clean slate. It also helps to reorganize your finances and put debt behind you.

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Should You File for Bankruptcy During a Divorce?

When couples get divorced, financial and money problems are a leading cause, according to a 2018 survey. So it’s not surprising that many couples getting divorced may also need to file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Filing for bankruptcy is a fresh start and often beneficial.

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Can Bankruptcy Eliminate Your Tax Debt?

You probably have many questions if you have tax debt and are thinking about declaring bankruptcy. A common question is whether filing for bankruptcy can eliminate your tax debt. Unfortunately, in many cases, it can’t, but several exceptions are highlighted below.

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Bankruptcy and Child Support: FAQs

Bankruptcy gives many Americans the fresh financial start they so desperately need. If you pay child support and are thinking about bankruptcy, there are important things to consider.

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Does Bankruptcy Stop Wage Garnishment?

Wage garnishment can be a significant burden on your income. Bankruptcy can help relieve debt and stop wage garnishment, but not in every situation. Some debts cannot be discharged in bankruptcy.

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Considering Bankruptcy? Don’t Run Up Your Credit Card Bill

Bankruptcy is an effective tool for relief from credit card debt. Unfortunately, some filers make mistakes that prevent them from discharging their credit card debt in bankruptcy. A St. Louis bankruptcy lawyer can help you avoid these mistakes to maximize the debt relief that is available to you through bankruptcy.

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Are You Feeling the Effects of Inflation? Bankruptcy Can Help

Inflation has created serious financial burdens for many American families. If you are struggling to pay the rising costs of everything from food to gas, know that you are not alone. A St. Louis bankruptcy lawyer can determine the right financial strategy for your family if you are feeling the effects of inflation.

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What to Do if Creditors Keep Calling After Bankruptcy

Many turn to bankruptcy seeking relief from troubling debt and badgering debt collectors. However, in some instances, creditors continue contacting debtors even after filing for bankruptcy.

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