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Consumer bankruptcy is a process to reduce or eliminate personal as opposed to business debts. Consumer bankruptcies can be filed under either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 of the bankruptcy code.  Debtors are... more +
Consumer bankruptcy is a process to reduce or eliminate personal as opposed to business debts. Consumer bankruptcies can be filed under either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 of the bankruptcy code.  Debtors are eligible for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 depending on the nature of their debts and assets. less -

Bankruptcy When You Are on Disability

by John Skiba on

The Social Security Administration states that there are currently nearly 9 million people receiving social security disability benefits with the average monthly being a little over $1,200 per month. I meet weekly with...more

Seeking Punitive Damages Can Expand Scope of Discovery

by Robins Kaplan LLP on

As litigators are well aware, a lawsuit frequently begins and ends with discovery. Complaints must be carefully worded and allegations carefully chosen in order to maximize success in developing a record and in exploring...more

Top 5 Consumer Articles in 2014!

by John Skiba on

Each year on New Year’s Eve I like to take a look back at the articles I published and which ones helped the most people. During 2014 over 85,000 people from 146 countries read the articles on my blog! It always amazes the...more

How Bankruptcy Stops Arizona’s Wage Garnishment Law Dead in Its Tracks

by John Skiba on

Imagine losing a full quarter of your paycheck. Terrifying, right? That is what happens when wages are garnished in Arizona. After meeting with thousands of families over the last eleven years I have come to realize that...more

5 Factors to Consider Before Filing Bankruptcy

by John Skiba on

Often when clients come in for a bankruptcy consultation they will tell me their situation and ask whether bankruptcy would be appropriate in their case....more

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