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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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What happens to my inheritance if I file for bankruptcy? by Menomonee Falls WI Bankruptcy Lawyer

What happens to my inheritance if I file for bankruptcy?  by Menomonee Falls WI Bankruptcy Lawyer The answer to this question is complicated.  If you are eligible to receive an inheritance within 6-months of filing for bankruptcy, that inheritance becomes part of your “bankruptcy estate” and the Trustee assigned to your case may use those proceeds to pay your creditors – thus, leaving you with less, or no inheritance.  It is best to plan for this type of scenario by contacting...
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What if I have an old collectible car – will I lose it if I file bankruptcy? by Mequon, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer

What if I have an old collectible car – will I lose it if I file bankruptcy?  by Mequon, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer Again, as in so many legal situations, the answer is “it depends.”  When you file for bankruptcy there are limits on the amount of property you will be allowed to keep.  Anything over and above those limits will be liquidated and sold to pay off your creditors.  The key question regarding the old collectible car is – what is...
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Can I exempt (keep) bonds if I file bankruptcy? by Germantown, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer

Can I exempt (keep) bonds if I file bankruptcy?  by Germantown, WI Bankruptcy Lawyer The answer to this question is, “it depends.”  In most cases, yes.  But, a bit of pre-bankruptcy asset planning may be needed to ensure you do not lose the value of your bonds.  Contact us today to discuss the specific facts of your case. We represent clients in the following Wisconsin counties:  Washington, Ozaukee, Milwaukee, Fond du Lac, and Waukesha....
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