Can You Declare Bankruptcy More Than Once?

One question clients ask bankruptcy attorneys is whether someone can file bankruptcy again if they already have done so in the past. The short answer is yes, it is possible to file again. There are, however, some restrictions dictating how long one must wait to file. In 2005, changes
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Faced With the Housing Crash, One Hedge Fund Bet On People – and Made $2.6 Billion

The Wall Street Journal recently reported that hedge-fund firm Fir Tree made $2.6 billion, and counting, in an unexpected bet before the housing bubble burst of 2008: that homeowners would keep paying their mortgages. Putting Faith in Homebuyers Paying Mortgages The details were gaine
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Choosing a Bankruptcy Lawyer

Accepting that you need to file bankruptcy can be a huge challenge, especially when being financially insecure makes hiring a bankruptcy lawyer appear hopeless. While it is possible to file bankruptcy without a lawyer, very few people have the knowledge and simple finances required to
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Bankruptcy Discharge: Chapter 7 vs. Chapter 13

If you are a consumer in need of debt relief, there are two bankruptcy filing options available to you: Chapter 7, and Chapter 13. Both types of bankruptcy can result in debt discharge, but there are some very important differences in how that is achieved. Read on
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Why Bankruptcy Attorneys Cannot Accept Monthly Payments for Their Fees

After your Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition has been filed, your attorney may not accept any further payments from you for your legal fees.
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Keeping Your Retirement Accounts in Bankruptcy

A bankruptcy attorney will assist you in keeping your retirement accounts safe from the bankruptcy trustee.
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Why You Need an Attorney for Bankruptcy Filing

A bankruptcy attorney assists you in having the most possible debt discharged while also keeping the most exempt property.
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Things to Do Prior to Filing for Bankruptcy

There are things you can do prior to filing for bankruptcy which will ease the process and provide you all the benefits available under the Bankruptcy Code.
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What Not to Do Prior to Filing for Bankruptcy

Things you absolutely must not do prior to filing for bankruptcy.
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How to File For Protection of Certain Assets

Attach Schedule C to your Bankruptcy Petition to keep assets from being sold by the trustee.
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