Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning Consumer Protection Bankruptcy

Read Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning updates, articles, and legal commentary from leading lawyers and law firms:
News & Analysis as of

Bankruptcy in Retirement - Protecting Your 401(k), IRA, and Pension

People needing to file bankruptcy after retirement happens more often than one might think. Often one of the causes leading to the bankruptcy is not only the retired person’s financial situation but the financial...more

Protecting Your Retirement Accounts in Bankruptcy

Too often people come to me to file their bankruptcy after they have liquidated their retirement accounts to try and get on top of credit card debt. The end result is a bankruptcy and nothing to fall back on during...more

Bankruptcy in Retirement: Arizona Bankruptcy Attorney

I meet with a significant number of retired people who are trying to deal with huge amounts of credit card debt with little more than their Social Security income. Trying to make minimum payments of $200-$600 per month when...more

The Availability of Florida's Wildcard Personal Property Exemption to Debtors Owning Homestead Property and Not Claiming a...

Recently, a Florida Bankruptcy Court discussed whether a debtor in bankruptcy who owns a home worth less than the balance on his mortgage may claim the wildcard personal property exemption found in Fla. Stat. § 222.25 and...more

Bankruptcy and Retirement: Financial Hardship in the Golden Years

With the down turn in the economy I am seeing more and more people needing bankruptcy help in the retirement years. This article discusses some of the benefits and protections for those needed bankruptcy relief in their...more

Understanding Lawyer Fees or Is It Wise to Hire an Attorney Based How Much They Charge??

Review this article before you hire an attorney!!!...more

Five Important Checkups for 2011

Now is the time to assess your financial and family fitness for 2011. Plan to make forward progress in all areas by conducting a fitness checkup in five key areas. Take the time to review your credit report, set a budget,...more

9 Key Steps to Take Before Hiring a Lawyer

This article addresses the 9 Key Steps to Take Before Hiring a Lawyer....more

6 Misconceptions About Compromising Tax Debts

This article addresses the 6 Misconceptions About Compromising Tax Debts....more

9 Results
|
View per page
Page: of 1