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Can I Get a Mortgage After a Bankruptcy?

The decision to file for bankruptcy can be a difficult one. You might wonder how it will impact your financial future in the near and distant future. Many potential bankruptcy filers wonder if they can obtain a mortgage after filing for bankruptcy, a legitimate concern as many will like to own a home again or for the first when they are more financially stable.

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How Long Does Bankruptcy Take?

If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, you may be wondering just how long it's going to take until you get some relief. The good news is that for many people, things start to get better the day they file, and most cases are resolved within a matter of months. Read on to learn more.

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What Is a “Zero Asset” Bankruptcy?

If you are considering bankruptcy and have come across the term "zero-asset bankruptcy," you may be wondering what it means. Put simply, it means that the person who filed has no non-exempt assets to sell off and can keep everything they own. Read on to learn more.

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Is 2022 the Year You Get a Fresh Financial Start?

Motivation is always high at the beginning of a new year. People have new goals, heightened focus, and are eager to start a fresh chapter in their lives. One of the burdens that many people want to shed from 2021 is, of course, debt.

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5 Things to Look for In a St. Louis Bankruptcy Attorney

If you’re like most of our clients, you’ve never hired a St. Louis bankruptcy attorney before. What should you look for if you don’t know much about comparing lawyers?

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2022 Fresh Start Year

Since the 1980s, the debt-to-income ratio has grown steadily. The average American household is almost $150,000 in the hole. By comparison, just twenty years ago, that number was only $50,000. The National Institute of Health reports that people who claim to have high amounts of debt have higher perceived stress and depression, higher blood pressure, and worse overall health.

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Are You Considering Bankruptcy but Afraid of Losing Your Assets?

If you file for bankruptcy, will you lose your house? Will you lose your car? As a St. Louis bankruptcy lawyer, people ask me these types of questions all the time. The short answer is that, in most cases, yes, you can preserve your assets after filing for bankruptcy protection.

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How Bankruptcy Gets You Both a Fresh Start and a Mental Reset

There's plenty of misinformation about bankruptcy in the media. Many media outlets are owned by billionaires who seek to publish an unforgiving attitude to financial hardship. Those who have never experienced the torturous experience of debt, such as billionaires and the financially conservative, will have an unsympathetic and unrealistic view.

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Can You Get a Mortgage After Filing Bankruptcy?

It is important to plan for a bright financial future after filing bankruptcy. As St. Louis, MO, bankruptcy lawyers, AKS Law gets asked frequently about whether someone can get a mortgage after filing for bankruptcy.

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The Three Biggest Benefits of Bankruptcy

At our St. Louis bankruptcy law firm, people ask us all the time about the benefits of filing bankruptcy. Regardless of which chapter of bankruptcy you file, here are three of the most significant benefits. There is a reason why bankruptcy lawyers use the phrase "bankruptcy protection.”

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