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Why do I need a bankruptcy lawyer?

Filing for bankruptcy should not be viewed as taboo, but some still struggle with the idea that they need help with their overall financial situation. When the time comes for you to file bankruptcy, the question begs to be asked, do you need a bankruptcy attorney to help you file? We will explore this option in today's post.

The 2 keys to post-bankruptcy credit rebuilding

One of the main things that people ask when considering bankruptcy, understandably, is how they can rebuild their credit after they file. In fact, many people are under the impression that filing for bankruptcy means you ruin your credit forever and that you'll never get a loan again.

Wisconsin bankruptcy filings declined again in 2018

Data recently released by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for last year shows that Wisconsin continued to see a reduction in the number of bankruptcies filed in the state in 2018. The number of people pursuing this type of debt reduction starting trending downward once the economy started recovering in 2010 after the 2008 recession.

Bankruptcy: Why does it happen to careful people?

There is sometimes this assumption about bankruptcy that it happens to people who spend recklessly and make obvious mistakes. While you can certainly find these situations, the reality is that careful people also find themselves facing financial problems and bankruptcy. It can happen to anyone.

Deciding whether to file Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy can be hard

If you've lost a job or are drowning in medical bills, then calls coming in from collectors can be like salt in a wound. Their unrelenting nature may leave you searching for a solution to get them to stop. While bankruptcy can provide the type of relief that you're looking for, you may not know whether it's most appropriate to choose between Chapter 7 or Chapter 13.

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