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As we stay entangled in this recession, employment is a commodity. Many people worry that filing bankruptcy could cause termination of employment....more
there is a specific Federal law (11 U.S.C. § 525(b)) that prohibits an employer from discriminating against an employee including firing that employee for filing bankruptcy. The fresh start that comes with protections under...more
Well, it is that time of year here in Arizona and my kids are headed back to school. With schools and universities starting all over the country, many people are looking into student loans and figuring out how to finance...more
Many people have the concern that they will be fired (or not hired) from their job because they have filed for bankruptcy. The Bankruptcy Code prohibits discrimination against those who have filed for bankruptcy. There are...more
Yesterday Fox News reported that there was an increase in unemployment in a majority of the states. In this article I want to discuss how losing your job impacts your ability to file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
First, one of the...more
For those out there that earn a living on commission, bankruptcy poses special problems and risks. In this article I discuss some of the issues that arise when Realtors, car salesmen, and insurance agents file for...more
When closing a small business, there are advantages to using Bankruptcy as a means to winding up your small business. ...more