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Are my private disability payments considered income? By Milwaukee Bankruptcy Attorney

Are my private disability payments considered income?  By Milwaukee Bankruptcy Attorney Private disability payments, i.e,. AFLAC, are considered income for purposes of the means test.  SSDI payments are not.  When filing for bankruptcy, it is important to hire and attorney to analyze all of your income, and determine which bankruptcy Chapter you qualify for (Ch 7 or Ch 13).  Contact us today for your free consultation. Service counties include Washington County, Milwaukee County, Ozaukee County, and Waukesha County.  Communities include Germantown, Fond...
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Common mistakes to avoid when filing for bankruptcy by Sussex, WI bankruptcy lawyer

Common mistakes to avoid when filing for bankruptcy by Sussex, WI bankruptcy lawyer Often times, prospective clients will make certain mistakes that will delay or hinder the filing of their bankruptcy case.  Here are a few examples:
  1. Client pays off that one credit card in hopes of keeping that card after the bankruptcy is over. Often times, the credit card company will close all accounts once the bankruptcy is filed, regardless of the balance.  If you are contemplating bankruptcy, contact our office...
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Do I make too much money to file for bankruptcy? by Germantown WI bankruptcy attorney

Do I make too much money to file for bankruptcy?  by Germantown WI bankruptcy attorney The short answer is no.  Depending on your specific case, you will be able to file a Chapter 7, which has income limits, or a Chapter 13, which has no income limits.  Contact my office today to schedule your consult and discuss your specific situation.  Many of my clients qualify for a Ch 7 bankruptcy and have all of their debts discharged (with a few exceptions). We...
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What are some common myths about filing for bankruptcy? by Mequon, WI Bankruptcy Attorney

What are some common myths about filing for bankruptcy?  by Mequon, WI Bankruptcy Attorney When filing for bankruptcy, you will hear many rumors and myths.  Here’s a few I’ve heard:
  1.  If I file for bankruptcy I will never be able to buy a house.  FALSE – there are special lending programs available and many clients purchase new homes in as little as 2-years after filing for bankruptcy.  File for bankruptcy with my office, and I will match you to a loan professional that...
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Can I file bankruptcy if I am in jail (incarcerated)? by Wauwatosa WI Bankruptcy Lawyer

Can I file bankruptcy if I am in jail (incarcerated)?  by Wauwatosa WI Bankruptcy Lawyer Yes, you may file for bankruptcy while you are in jail.  There will be a few additional steps to ensure your case runs smoothly.  Call my office today to discuss further if you find yourself in this unfortunate situation. Serving Milwaukee County WI, Washington County WI, OzaukeeCountyWI and WaukeshaCountyWI....
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