Burr Law Office Blog

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 […]

Bankruptcy Legal Aid: Discharging Tax Debt with Chapter 7

In bankruptcy law, Chapter 7 is often referred to as a “liquidation bankruptcy” because it allows consumers to liquidate, or eliminate, almost all outstanding debts. Many people falsely believe that tax debt cannot be discharged when you file, but experienced Milwaukee bankruptcy legal aid from Attorney Burr can actually help most consumers eliminate tax debt […]

Inside the 2005 Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act

The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 made several significant changes in bankruptcy law. The legislation most directly affects American consumers by outlining a “means test” to determine eligibility for debtors who wish to file for bankruptcy. If you are considering filing for Milwaukee Chapter 13 or Chapter 7 bankruptcy, here is how […]