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June 2018 Archives

Understanding Chapter 7 bankruptcy exemptions

Bankruptcy exemptions are an important part of the Chapter 7 bankruptcy process. Because they provide protections for the filing party, bankruptcy exemptions are essential to understand. In general, Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection allows the filing party to liquidate non-exempt assets to repay creditors which is why it is important to understand which property is exempt from that process.

Protections for a family home through bankruptcy

One of the biggest concerns homeowners who are considering bankruptcy may have is the security of their home in the process. When a party is considering bankruptcy, they are likely facing overwhelming debt and have many concerns related to their financial situation and financial future. In some instances, but not all, the party filing for bankruptcy is able to keep their home but they should be familiar with how that may be possible.

How can bankruptcy help me?

Bankruptcy is a process that allows a party struggling with debt and bills they cannot pay to rid themselves of debt and enjoy a fresh financial start. There are many details to understand and any party considering bankruptcy likely has a variety of questions about how the process works and how it can help them.

Tennessee bankruptcies drop, remain 2nd highest in United States

Personal bankruptcy protections are a resource for consumers struggling with overwhelming debt to understand and carefully consider. Bankruptcy options can provide important relief. Though the American Bankruptcy Institute recently reported that May bankruptcy filings dropped based on a year-over-year comparison and sequential comparison, Tennessee was second on the list of states with the highest per capita bankruptcy filings for May.

Help with wage garnishment

For individuals struggling with the stress and strain of overwhelming debt, and trying to get ahead, bankruptcy protections may help provide relief. Facing wage garnishment on top of struggling with debt can create additional pressures and strains that can make the struggling individual feel hopeless.