Burr Law Office Blog

What to Do If a Milwaukee Debt Collector Crosses the Line

When bills are piling up and there is no way to meet even minimum payment requirements, many debtors feel understandably overwhelmed and unsure of their legal options. But harassing and aggressive debt collection behaviors are simply not part of the bargain, no matter how much you owe. Here is what to do when a debt collector violates […]

Violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act was passed to protect consumers from abusive, unfair, or deceptive debt collection practices. Whether you owe money on a personal credit card, an auto loan, or medical bills, debt collectors are banned from engaging in harassing behaviors in an attempt to recover funds. You can protect yourself and your friends and […]

A Look at the Pay As You Earn Student Loan Repayment Program

Each year, millions of Americans seek financial assistance from the government and private companies to help them afford undergraduate and graduate education. Unfortunately, many new graduates find themselves struggling to make even the minimum payments to their creditors. While filing for Chapter 13 or Chapter 7 may be the best option for some debtors, the […]

The Dangers of Hiding Your Assets During a Bankruptcy Proceeding

If you are considering filing for bankruptcy but aren’t sure how to properly disclose your assets, you are not alone. Many consumers naturally want to hold on to their hard-earned money and property. Unfortunately, hiding your assets when filing can have devastating legal consequences. Read on to find out why you need to fully disclose […]

What is Foreclosure Fraud?

Did you know that some banks have foreclosed on homes using forged documents? As this video reveals, some banks attempt to take consumers’ homes illegally in a phenomenon known as foreclosure fraud. Click below to watch the story and learn how to spot clues that may save you from losing your property. According to one […]

Bankruptcy Consequences: Hiding Assets

Burr Law Office is dedicated to helping our Wisconsin clients resolve their cases quickly, affordably, and effectively. If you plan to file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, here is why attorney Michael Burr will advise you that you are legally obligated to disclose all your assets. Unlisted Assets Whether you are filing for Chapter 7 […]