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Category: Bankruptcy Information

I inherited an IRA from a family member, can I protect it in bankruptcy?

Posted on Jun 30, 2014 in Bankruptcy Information

Starting an Individual Retirement Account, or IRA, is pretty easy. You can call a financial adviser, or even do […]

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Facing a Collection of a Judgment

Posted on May 15, 2014 in Bankruptcy Information, Bankruptcy procedures

There are times when a person may be found to owe another person money.  Usually one party sues […]

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Can Lakelaw file a joint bankruptcy petition for us if we are a same-sex couple?

Posted on Feb 12, 2014 in Bankruptcy Information, Chapter 13

At Lakelaw, we have filed a joint bankruptcy petition for a same-sex couple.  We had a couple we’ll […]

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Common Bankruptcy Misconceptions

Posted on Apr 17, 2013 in Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Information, Bankruptcy procedures, Chapter 13, Chapter 7, Debt Settlement, Exemptions, Illinois, Wisconsin

As an attorney who’s been practicing in consumer bankruptcy for five years now (in Illinois and Wisconsin), it’s […]

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Get Your Schedules Filed On Time

Posted on Apr 12, 2013 in Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Information, Chapter 13, Chapter 7, Wisconsin

When a bankruptcy is filed, any schedules and statements that aren’t filed with the basic paperwork are due within […]

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Are EdVest accounts exempt in bankruptcy in Wisconsin?

Posted on Mar 27, 2013 in Bankruptcy Information, Exemptions, Wisconsin

EdVest accounts are 529 College Savings Plans offered in Wisconsin.  These accounts, like any other account, are considered […]

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Espinosa strikes again

Posted on Mar 20, 2013 in Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Information, BAPCPA, Chapter 13, Chapter 7, Wisconsin

A few years ago, the US Supreme Court decided a case called United Student Aid Funds, Inc. v. Espinosa.  […]

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New Bankruptcy Decision Sheds Light on Ordinary Course Defense to Preferences

Posted on Feb 22, 2013 in Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Information, Wisconsin

A recent decision in the Eastern District of Wisconsin educates us on the old – preferences – and […]

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What happens if I can’t file another Chapter 7 Bankruptcy right now?

Posted on Jan 16, 2013 in Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Information, Bankruptcy procedures, BAPCPA, Chapter 7, Illinois, Wisconsin

I like to offer free initial consultations because I believe it’s only fair to know what your options […]

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What is the Rooker-Feldman Doctrine and How Does it Apply to Bankruptcy?

Posted on Jan 11, 2013 in Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Information, Illinois, Legal, Wisconsin

Most rulings come from state courts, not from federal courts.  State courts hear all sorts of claims, from […]

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