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Is Chapter 7 right for everyone?

It is difficult to not worry when money is tight. When a New York resident struggles to pay their bills or cannot cover the costs of their rent, they might worry about how they will provide for the ones they love. Debt and financial hardship are next to impossible to...

Common myths about bankruptcy

For some New York residents, filing for bankruptcy is a way to a fresh start. For others, it is a situation they want to avoid at all costs. Frequently, this is the case because they have some misconceptions about a law designed to help consumers. No, bankruptcy will...

Did your medical expenses exceed your emergency funds?

Academic research reveals that medical debt is a leading reason for seeking bankruptcy protection.Most families have many places to put their money and may lack the funds needed for a medical emergency. Joining the clubIf you are considering bankruptcy because of...

Bankruptcy may actually improve your credit score

As the new year kicks into full swing, you may be hard at work on your list of resolutions. If improving your financial situation is one of your priorities, you may be weighing your options. While a bankruptcy filing is not right for every New Yorker, it is often an...

Bankruptcy holiday spending tips

Many people are starting to understand the benefits of undergoing bankruptcy. However, there are times when the process can make aspects of life challenging.Navigating the holidays can be one of those times. Thankfully, there are a few things people can do to help...

Bankruptcy, creditors and the 341 meeting

Perhaps a fresh start to your financial life is in order and you have decided to declare bankruptcy. One of your first tasks after filing either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 is to attend the 341 meeting. This is where you will meet your trustee and, possibly, some of your...

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