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September 2015 Archives

Airplane maintenance company files for Chapter 7

It can be exciting to start a business. The possibilities can seem limitless and the earnings potential may be astounding. Still, most businesses hit a rough patch at one time or another, and sometimes the financial challenges can be too much to handle. Creditors may start harassing a business owner looking for payment, and a business owner's financial future can hang in the balance. Wisconsin business owners who find themselves in this position should take solace in knowing that they are not alone, and that they can be proactive about protecting their financial future.

Bankruptcy may help when facing foreclosure

At some point in our lives, most of us face financial problems. Whether due to an unexpected medical condition, the sudden loss of a job, or financial mistakes, these matters can quickly snowball, leaving individuals overwhelmed. They might lose sleep and despair for their future. This can be especially true when one's home is on the line.

An attorney may be able to help secure a fresh financial start

Previously on our blog we discussed some property that may be considered exempt from the Chapter 7 bankruptcy process. Exempting some of your property can be a savior to your financial health and your morale. By exempting certain assets, you really can obtain the fresh financial start you need to get your life back on track.

What assets can be considered exempt in Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

Having the weight of tremendous debt on your shoulders can often be an extremely stressful experience. Taking positive steps toward reducing or eliminating the debt is never a bad decision. No matter what choice is made, however, there can be elements of the process that can also hold a significant amount of uncertainty and fear if not properly explained.

Debt relief options for homeowners who cannot pay their mortgage

Many Appleton residents may find that "home is where the heart is." A home is the place where you put your feet up after a hard day's work and a place where family memories are created. However, the unexpected can always happen. Whether it is due to a job loss, a serious illness or for a variety of other reasons, a homeowner may some day find him or herself unable to pay their mortgage. What options for debt relief do homeowners have in such situations?