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Can I File Bankruptcy On My Own

Camarillo Bankruptcy Attorney Camarillo Bankruptcy Attorney Can I File Bankruptcy On My Own? When you file bankruptcy, you are required to have an attorney to represent you - if you're filing bankruptcy as a corporation or partnership. But if you are filing Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy - on your own -  as an individual, or a married [...]

What To Expect at the Meeting of Creditors

Ventura Bankruptcy Attorney Bankruptcy Attorney Ventura Ca Before you can receive a discharge in Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you must be examined under oath by a bankruptcy trustee at a hearing called the meeting of creditors (also called the 341 hearing). Read on to learn more about the types of questions the bankruptcy trustee may ask [...]

Top Ten Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Mistakes

Oxnard  Bankruptcy Attorney Oxnard Bankruptcy Attorney Bankruptcy mistakes can be very costly and all too often an individual filing bankruptcy will make inadvertent mistakes that jeopardize their chance of discharging their debts and retaining exempted property. Avoid these Top 10 mistakes and you will be well on your way to a successful bankruptcy filing. Transferring Real Estate or [...]

Questions at the Bankruptcy Trustee Meeting

Santa Barbara Bankruptcy Attorney Santa Barbara Bankruptcy Attorney My clients often ask about the Trustee Meeting. Whether you file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you have to attend a hearing called the meeting of creditors (also called the 341 hearing) to answer questions about the information contained in your bankruptcy paperwork. The meeting of creditors is [...]

Famous People Who Filed for Bankruptcy

POLITICIANS Abraham Lincoln – filed several times, due to business failures Thomas Jefferson – filed several times, including after leaving office due to large debt Ulysses S. Grant – 18th US President - filed in 1884 after leaving office Daniel Webster – US Secretary of State – 1841 George McGovern – US Senator – filed in 1991 after his inn [...]