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Bankruptcy Blog

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 Since laws change over time, it's possible some articles are out of date and for that reason, we make no representation that the articles are fully accurate.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!

Special Considerations for Military Filers
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Our men and women in uniform face unique challenges and make tremendous sacrifices for their country. In recognition of that, there are several special considerations and exceptions made when a bankruptcy filer is active or retired military.Read More

Kansas Homestead Exemption – Is it Really Unlimited?
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Kansas has an unlimited homestead exemption as long as you meet its qualifications. However, no law would be compete without its exceptions.Read More

Bankruptcy Exemptions: Which State’s Exemptions Do I Use?
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There are federal bankruptcy exemptions, Kansas bankruptcy exemptions, and exemptions from other states. Which set should you use?Read More

Schedule C

People who file bankruptcy will also file a Schedule C, a form which shows the trustee, court, and creditors what property the debtor is claiming as exempt.*Read More

Kansas Exemption Defined
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A Kansas bankruptcy exemption is a legal mechanism that allows bankruptcy debtors keep certain types of property that are necessary for the debtor.Read More

To Reaffirm or Not Reaffirm: That is the Question

If you have filed a chapter 7 bankruptcy in Kansas and you have a secured debt, you are going to have to choose whether or not to reaffirm that debt.Read More

Can I Have Money in My Account When I File?

If you file bankruptcy with money still in your financial accounts (such as checking or savings), that money must be surrendered to the trustee.Read More

Disability Benefits
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Protected assets like disability benefits can lose their protection when they are co-mingled with other, unprotected assets like wages from a job.Read More

Schedule B: How to Value Assets in Bankruptcy

Schedule B doesn't include any direction on how to determine the value of assets, leading to a lot of confusion among bankruptcy filers.Read More

Miscellaneous Exemptions

The following are rarely-used exemptions that are available to some Kansas bankruptcy filers.Read More