Non-Bankruptcy Options to…

Non-Bankruptcy Options to Help Manage Your Utility Bills

Winter weather can bring skyrocketing utility bills. Families struggling to make ends meet might worry that their next heating or electric bill will push them over the edge into filing for bankruptcy. However, there are non-bankruptcy options availab… Read More
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Protecting Retirement Whe…

Protecting Retirement When Filing for Bankruptcy

If you are considering bankruptcy, you may be worried that doing so will destroy your nest egg and leave you without funds to pay for your retirement. Find out how Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy treats retirement assets and income, and what to d… Read More
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Your Checklist: Bankruptc…

Your Checklist: Bankruptcy Documents Needed to File

The process of filing for bankruptcy involves a lot of paperwork. Knowing what documents are needed to file a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy can save you a lot of time and trips to the lawyer’s office. Here is a bankruptcy filing checklist of d… Read More
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Filing for Bankruptcy Can…

Filing for Bankruptcy Can Improve Your Credit

You might be hesitant to file for bankruptcy because you have heard that it will hurt your credit score. Find out how filing for bankruptcy can improve your credit in the long run, and what you can do to build your credit score back up after your deb… Read More
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Alternatives to Bankruptc…

Alternatives to Bankruptcy

Many Michigan families are facing financial trouble like they have never seen before. With bills piling up and income options scarce, filing for bankruptcy may seem inevitable. While a bankruptcy can be a smart way to get a fresh start, it may not be… Read More
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Pros and Cons of Filing f…

Pros and Cons of Filing for Bankruptcy

If you are falling behind financially, you may be wondering if bankruptcy could offer you a way out of debt. It might, but bankruptcy isn’t right for everyone. Before you decide to file, talk to a bankruptcy attorney who can help you weigh the pros… Read More
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How to File for Bankruptc…

How to File for Bankruptcy in Michigan Without a Lawyer

When bankruptcy appears to be an inevitable part of your future, the idea of hiring an attorney to help you may seem impossible. After all, bankruptcy is for people who can’t afford to pay their existing debts. Find out how to file for bankruptcy i… Read More
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When Bankruptcy Is the Be…

When Bankruptcy Is the Best Option

Most people feel morally compelled to pay back any money they owe. When debts build up beyond your ability to pay, it can be mentally and emotionally draining. You may want to avoid the shame of admitting you are in over your head. However, sometimes… Read More
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Are U.S. Bankruptcy Court…

Are U.S. Bankruptcy Court Documents Public?

Filing for bankruptcy is a personal decision, and usually not your first choice. You may feel ashamed that you have fallen behind on your debts. You may also be concerned that filing a bankruptcy petition now will affect your future. You may even wor… Read More
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Can You Still File for Ba…

Can You Still File for Bankruptcy During the COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Order?

Michigan’s shutdown in response to the Coronavirus pandemic has many Michiganders scrambling for ways to pay their bills and avoid going even further into debt. For some, this will be simply impossible. If your family is having to take out loans or… Read More
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