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Disclaimer: These articles are for general informational use and do not constitute legal advice. Since laws change over time, it's possible some articles are out of date and for that reason, we make no representation that the articles are fully accurate. For actual, up-to-date legal advice (including a free consultation), please contact us!

How Long Does a Bankruptcy Remain on My Credit Report?
Credit Score Monitor

While bankruptcy remains part of a person's credit history for seven to ten years, the impact of bankruptcy on a person's credit score lessens more quickly than people sometimes realize. Read More

Purdue Pharma, the Sacklers, and Bankruptcy
Pills in the shape of the US

As a bankruptcy attorney, I wanted to clear up some confusion that might arise from the news coverage of Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy filing. Read More

Why Does Bankruptcy Exist At All?
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Bankruptcy actually exists for both the creditor and the debtor: to ensure fair treatment of the creditors and to help the debtor get a fresh start. Read More

What is the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel?
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Decisions made at a bankruptcy trial are not necessarily the final word. The final order of a court, or even interlocutory order, may be appealed. Read More

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Should I File Chapter 13 or Chapter 11 to Reorganize my Debts?
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Most of the time, individuals (as opposed to business) would benefit more from a Chapter 13 than a Chapter 11, but not always. Read More

The Weinstein Company’s Upcoming Bankruptcy
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Like Bob and Harvey Weinstein's The Weinstein Company has discovered, sometimes filing bankruptcy is simply the best business decision available. Read More

What Kind of Bankruptcy Should I File?
Left or Right

If you know you want to file bankruptcy, your best bet is to retain a qualified lawyer to help you choose which chapter will give you the maximum benefit.Read More

What is the Automatic Stay and Why Do I Care?
Stop the harassment

The automatic stay is a powerful tool that can stop creditors and provide immediate relief for a person filing bankruptcy. Read More

Why I Provide Free Bankruptcy Consultations
Free Consultation

It is of the utmost importance that bankruptcy protection be accessible - that's why we offer free bankruptcy consultations to those who might need that protection. Read More

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When Can I File Bankruptcy Again?
Balancing act between time and money

No one wants to file bankruptcy more than once in a lifetime, but if you have to, how soon can you file again? Read More