Monthly Archives: March 2009

What is a reaffirmation agreement?

Posted on Mar 30, 2009 in Bankruptcy procedures, Chapter 13, Chapter 7

Reaffirmation means that you intend to continue paying the secured debt just as before. More importantly, it means that you agree to be liable on the debt personally, just as you were before the bankruptcy.

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I’m a Senior Considering Bankruptcy – Can you help me?

Posted on Mar 30, 2009 in Bankruptcy, Chapter 7

Bankruptcy is increasing among seniors more than any other age group. Bankruptcy has increased by 400% for for seniors ages 75 to 84. Lakelaw has seen even more senior citizens facing bankruptcy in the past few years.

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My business is bankrupt. Do I need to file a personal bankruptcy?

Posted on Mar 29, 2009 in Bankruptcy, Business Bankruptcy, Chapter 7

“Do I have to file a personal bankruptcy if my business is bankrupt?” All too frequently, the answer is yes.

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Should I file Chapter 11 for my business?

Posted on Mar 28, 2009 in Alternatives to Bankruptcy, Business Bankruptcy

Chapter 11 is one way to restructure a business. There are many alternatives to chapter 11.

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Bankruptcy Translated into Many Languages

Posted on Mar 28, 2009 in Bankruptcy

Here’s how to say bankruptcy in many languages. Many more to come. At Lakelaw, we strive to understand you no matter what language you speak – even English.

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Personal Financial Management Instructional Course – A Big Bankruptcy Trap

Posted on Mar 28, 2009 in Bankruptcy procedures, BAPCPA, Chapter 13, Chapter 7

If you file a bankruptcy case, be sure to take the financial management course. Otherwise your bankruptcy case will be closed and you won’t get a discharge.

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Can bankruptcy help me with my student loans?

Posted on Mar 26, 2009 in Bankruptcy, Chapter 13, Chapter 7

Student loans are difficult to address in bankruptcy. However, bankruptcy can help people address student loans.

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Bankruptcy Glossary

Posted on Mar 24, 2009 in Bankruptcy

Dear Readers – Today, we start an interactive project here at Lakeblawg. I will be adding bankruptcy terms every day. You tell me what term you would like me to explain and I’ll do so the very next day. Let’s talk with each other!

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Lakelaw Wisconsin and Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee have joined forces to help Wisconsin homeowners.

Posted on Mar 23, 2009 in Foreclosure - Saving Your Home, Wisconsin

Lakelaw has joined forces with Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee to help Wisconsin homeowners fight foreclosure.

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Do I have to list my mom’s property when I’m on the title? Avoid joint titling to protect against creditors

Posted on Mar 22, 2009 in Uncategorized

My client says he is jointly titled to his mother’s condo in Florida in case she dies.  Now […]

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