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Tips for Managing Your Chapter 13 Repayment Plan

If you file for Chapter 13 Milwaukee bankruptcy, you will commit to a payment plan lasting three to five years, under which you will repay any missed payments on secured debts and a portion of your unsecured debts. Though this plan can be challenging, it will free you from your debts and give you a […]

How Hiring an Attorney Can Help Expedite the Process

Filing for either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy can often provide honest debtors with a fresh financial start. While it is possible to file on your own, most people benefit by working with an experienced Milwaukee bankruptcy attorney. File Correctly the First Time One of the first reasons to consider hiring an attorney is to […]

Do You Have Student Debt?

Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy discharge a number of debts, including credit card debts, mortgages, car payments, and many other debts. However, not all debts can be discharged through the process of Milwaukee bankruptcy. This video provides an overview on situations in which a student loan may be discharged through bankruptcy. As with child […]

A Breakdown of the Bankruptcy Process

Bankruptcy can help solve a number of financial problems by stopping wage garnishments, foreclosures, repossessions, lawsuits, and harassment by creditors. While Chapter 7 bankruptcy differs from Chapter 13 bankruptcy, the filing process for both types is very similar. Filing and Credit Counseling When filing for bankruptcy, a debtor begins by filing a petition, schedule, and […]

The Problems With Filing for Bankruptcy Alone

Everyone feels a sense of pride after accomplishing something themselves.  If you get into a financial mess, you may be tempted to tackle the situation alone. However, this is an ill-advised approach to filing. Here are a few of the problems that arise when attempting to file for Milwaukee bankruptcy without a lawyer. Ignoring Other […]

Chapter 13 Trustee: Advantages

Chapter 13 bankruptcy allows you to consolidate your debts into one payment plan, enabling you to both keep select assets while reducing your debt to a manageable level. On the surface, this may appear similar to what debt consolidation programs offer. However, filing Chapter 13 has distinct advantages over these programs, and most importantly, the backing […]