Chapter 7

Considering Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

My Favorite Type of Bankruptcy

Obviously, I’m going to get a lot of questions about bankruptcy because that’s my job.  I help people navigate the bankruptcy process. One question I get a lot is: “What is the best type of bankruptcy?”  That’s a question that is impossible to answer in generic terms because each person, family, or business has a unique situation and some “types” …

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Personal Bankruptcy

The history of bankruptcy in the United States

The history of bankruptcy in the United States goes all the way back to the late 1700’s when our founding fathers were drafting the Constitution.  Article 1, Section 8 of the Constitution grants Congress the power to establish federal laws on the subject of bankruptcy.   The first federal law on bankruptcy was way back in …

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