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How to Get Along with Your Trustee

Lawrence Pew | July 25th, 2014

If you are filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you might be dreading meeting your creditors. Why? Because this is the day you have to see your case trustee face-to-face. Be Honest The trustee has a grueling job to do, and withholding any type of information from them only makes their job more difficult. It probably… View Post

What To Do in the Case of an Adversary

Lawrence Pew | July 23rd, 2014

What if you’ve filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy and one of your creditors chooses to sue you in bankruptcy court? This feels like a perfect opportunity to start panicking. Regardless of whether their accusations are valid, there is suddenly a new challenge to face. Here are some things to remember in the event of an adversary… View Post

Unemployment and Bankruptcy

Lawrence Pew | July 21st, 2014

If you are unemployed, you may be uncertain whether bankruptcy is a valid option for you. You are most likely qualified. Unemployment can be frustrating and even hopeless at times. Bankruptcy offers a chance to have a fresh start and begin rebuilding credit without past history. Chapter 7 is often the best option for unemployed… View Post

Jailed For Not Paying Debts

Lawrence Pew | July 16th, 2014

You have probably heard of debt collectors threatening consequences like garnished wages and lawsuits, but what about jail time? A debt collector cannot actually throw you in jail for failing to pay a debt, but a judge can. Is this really legal? The answer, it depends. In Contempt Of Court If you are sued by… View Post

Why Your Bankruptcy Lawyer Is Important

Lawrence Pew | July 14th, 2014

The decision to file for bankruptcy is not an easy one, and certainly not one that should be made lightly. Some people make the mistake of not consulting with a bankruptcy lawyer prior to filing and others won’t retain their counseling, leaving them open for some costly mistakes. Here is why working with an experience… View Post

Filing Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Lawrence Pew | July 11th, 2014

Whether the case is personal or business, filing for bankruptcy is a complex legal process with lasting financial effects. Although individuals and small businesses are not technically required to hire an Arizona bankruptcy attorney to file Chapter 13, there are several risks to navigating the legal processes without professional assistance. Individuals Individuals that file under… View Post

Avoiding Wage Garnishment

Lawrence Pew | July 9th, 2014

Bankruptcy can be an intimidating word to some people. Though it seems a little scary, filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy with the help of a bankruptcy attorney in Phoenix provides better long-term benefits for people seeking to avoid wage garnishment. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy As soon as you file bankruptcy, a process called the automatic stay begins…. View Post

Can Declaring Bankruptcy Pay Overdue Taxes?

Lawrence Pew | July 7th, 2014

There is a common bankruptcy myth that says you can’t reconcile unpaid taxes when you declare bankruptcy. Although there are specific requirements for eligibility, it is possible to wipe out federal income taxes in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Consulting with a bankruptcy lawyer can offer insight into how to proceed regarding bankruptcy and overdue taxes…. View Post

Finding Cheap Rental Cars

Lawrence Pew | July 3rd, 2014

If you are headed out for the July 4th weekend or anytime this summer you can save a lot of money by driving instead of flying. You may question the value of driving when it comes to having to put all those miles on your car, but rental cars are always an option. Thinking renting… View Post

Are You Being Sued By Creditors?

Lawrence Pew | July 1st, 2014

If you are dealing with debt problems and missed payments you might probably be expecting collection calls to start. What is you had only missed one payment or were simply a few days later? What if you weren’t behind on payments, would you expect a lawsuit to be brought against you? Probably not, but it… View Post

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