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Fighting for Your Rights: Utility Shutoff Laws and Bankruptcy

Safe shelter and protection from the environment are more than convenient privileges: They’re fundamental necessities. Unfortunately, energy companies don’t always seem to view things this way. If you don’t pay, they’re more than willing to shut off the gas or electricity services that help your family survive. If you live in Wisconsin, can filing for […]

Filing for Bankruptcy? Here’s What to Know About Your Tax Debt

Filing for bankruptcy won’t magically solve all of your money problems. What it can do, however, is reduce some of your hardships. When it comes to your overdue tax burdens, you may get some relief. Does bankruptcy clear tax debt? Here’s what to know about the complex rules and why you might need legal help. […]

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Can I Buy a House After Bankruptcy?

How to Pay for Bankruptcy?

Filing for bankruptcy can be expensive. Hiring an attorney and paying court filing fees can cost you anywhere from hundreds to several thousand dollars. When you’re in tough financial shape, this added cost can seem stressful…and even impossible. Don’t fear: you have options. Here is a breakdown of what bankruptcy costs and how to afford […]

I’m Married and I’m Broke. Should I File for Bankruptcy?

Summary: If you are married and considering bankruptcy, this guide will help you decide between a joint or separate filing. Making the decision to file for bankruptcy can be both difficult and confusing. Each situation is unique; there is no standard solution for handling delicate financial matters like bankruptcy. For married couples, the decision to […]