Entries by KVF

Happy Holidays from Burr Law Office LLC

As a Milwaukee bankruptcy law office, we spend most of the year crunching numbers, defending and protecting our clients’ financial futures, and otherwise just “getting down to business.” We love what we do and are passionate about it too, but we, of all people, can certainly understand the hectic pace of life and the stress […]

“Cheat” Season in America is Officially Here

With Thanksgiving Day quickly approaching, many Wisconsinites consider the “holiday season” to be officially underway. There are so many great traditions that come along with the holidays, and each group of family or friends has their own unique twist on tradition. And whether you really get into the holiday spirit or not, most of us […]

The Road to Financial Recovery After Filing for Bankruptcy

As experts in bankruptcy law in Wisconsin, we’ve seen a whole range of financial situations that cause individuals and families to file for bankruptcy. It’s certainly true that no two cases are exactly alike; however, there are very often common contributing factors involved in many of the bankruptcies we see. As a premiere bankruptcy law […]

The Truth About Bankruptcy

I’m sure there aren’t too many people in the Milwaukee area who would be surprised to hear that the vast majority of people in southeastern Wisconsin, and America in general, have faced financial hardship at one point or another throughout their lives. There are a whole host of reasons people face these hardships, and there […]

Small Expenses That Have a Big Impact

It would be an understatement to say that there are many approaches to managing money. In fact, it seems that no two people manage money exactly the same way. Some people live fugally out of necessity, and some live frugally by choice. Others work hard at saving. And still, some seem to spend lavishly but […]

It’s the Economy!

When working for the Bill Clinton campaign in 1992, political strategist James Carville came up with three key campaign talking points to keep staffers on message and hung them up for everyone to see in Clinton’s Little Rock, Arkansas campaign headquarters. They were: Change vs. more of the same The economy, stupid Don’t forget health […]

Important Factors in Making a Decision about Bankruptcy

For most people, the decision of whether or not to file for bankruptcy is not one to be taken lightly. After all, there are implications that go along with the decision. Today we’d like to take a look at a few things you should think about and discuss if you find yourself making the decision of whether […]

The Role of Emotions in the Bankruptcy Process

If you’re facing a difficult financial situation in your personal life, chances are your emotions may be running high. If you have a spouse or family, you might be feeling stressed out even talking about finances with them. Or perhaps you’re having feelings of guilt regarding your situation. We’ve written previously about guilt and bankruptcy, […]

Working With Your Bankruptcy Attorney

For many people, making the decision to file for bankruptcy is a decision that comes with a lot of thought and consideration and perhaps some professional counsel. Depending on the situation, it can be an emotional process with many nuances and facets that are unique to each individual case. As bankruptcy attorneys, we at Burr […]