The fourth blog in a four part series about filing for a Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy. By Sara E. Cook A discharge of most debts will be granted if you meet the requirements under the Bankruptcy Code and no one is objecting to the overall discharge, or the discharge of a specific debt. It […]
Petition Date And Post Petition: What Happens Now?
The third blog in a four part series about filing for a Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy. By Sara E. Cook By the time you file the Petition, the Petition Date, you have elected one of two possible Chapters under the Bankruptcy Code, either Chapter 7 or 13. By filing the Petition, under either chapter, […]
You Need To File Bankruptcy: What Do You Take To The Lawyer And What Will Happen At The Attorney Consultations
The second blog in a four part series about filing for a Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy. By Sara E. Cook Having made the decision to file for bankruptcy, known as seeking protection from creditors, you need to work with your attorney to get the case prepared for filing. The filing that you will make […]
Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 and CARES Act Benefits for Bankruptcy Filers
During economic hardships, small businesses may need to utilize the oft option of filing for bankruptcy protection to reorganize their debt. Bankruptcy often is considered a last resort option. Yet, it provides a powerful mechanism for individuals and small businesses to reorganize and manage their debt. The Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (“SBRA”) added […]