Monthly Archives: April 2012

If I declare Chapter 7 bankruptcy, how long will it take me to get my finances back in order?

Posted on Apr 27, 2012 in Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Information, Chapter 7, Illinois, Life After Bankruptcy, Uncategorized, Wisconsin

  While each situation is different, it is possible for you to get back on your feet very […]

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Why is My Bankruptcy Lawyer Asking Me So Many Questions?

Posted on Apr 25, 2012 in Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Information, Bankruptcy procedures, BAPCPA, Illinois, Legal, Wisconsin

  When we meet prospective clients for the first time, we try to make them feel welcome as […]

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Can I go to Jail for Not Paying a Debt?

Posted on Apr 16, 2012 in Consumer Law, Debt Settlement, Illinois, Legal, Wisconsin

  Yes…well, sort of.  But you should never go to jail for a debt. When you don’t pay […]

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Why is my mortgage lender suing itself for foreclosure?

Posted on Apr 11, 2012 in Foreclosure - Saving Your Home, Illinois, Legal, Mortgage Foreclosure Defense, Mortgage Modifications, Wisconsin

It’s hard enough communicating with one mortgage servicer.  Anyone who has ever tried to get a loan modification, […]

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Can I Sue My Mortgage Lender or Servicer For Not Offering Me a Permanent Modification?

Posted on Apr 5, 2012 in Foreclosure - Saving Your Home, Illinois, Legal, Mortgage Foreclosure Defense, Mortgage Modifications, Wisconsin

Well, to start, anyone can sue anyone.  That doesn’t mean you’ll win or collect.  But a new case from […]

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Robosigning by Big Mortgage Servicers? Stop the Presses!

Posted on Apr 4, 2012 in Foreclosure - Saving Your Home, Illinois, Mortgage Foreclosure Defense, Mortgage Modifications, Wisconsin

In what has come to be a weekly rite of passage, another big mortgage servicer is being investigated […]

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What is the Means Test?

Posted on Apr 3, 2012 in Bankruptcy, BAPCPA, Chapter 13, Chapter 7, Illinois, Wisconsin

Many people come in to our office fearing the dreaded means test. They want to file bankruptcy but […]

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