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 […]Read More
Facing a Collection of a Judgment
There are times when a person may be found to owe another person money. Usually one party sues […]Read More
Can Lakelaw file a joint bankruptcy petition for us if we are a same-sex couple?
At Lakelaw, we have filed a joint bankruptcy petition for a same-sex couple. We had a couple we’ll […]Read More
Common Bankruptcy Misconceptions
As an attorney who’s been practicing in consumer bankruptcy for five years now (in Illinois and Wisconsin), it’s […]Read More
Get Your Schedules Filed On Time
When a bankruptcy is filed, any schedules and statements that aren’t filed with the basic paperwork are due within […]Read More
Are EdVest accounts exempt in bankruptcy in Wisconsin?
EdVest accounts are 529 College Savings Plans offered in Wisconsin. These accounts, like any other account, are considered […]Read More
Espinosa strikes again
A few years ago, the US Supreme Court decided a case called United Student Aid Funds, Inc. v. Espinosa. […]Read More
New Bankruptcy Decision Sheds Light on Ordinary Course Defense to Preferences
A recent decision in the Eastern District of Wisconsin educates us on the old – preferences – and […]Read More
What happens if I can’t file another Chapter 7 Bankruptcy right now?
I like to offer free initial consultations because I believe it’s only fair to know what your options […]Read More
What is the Rooker-Feldman Doctrine and How Does it Apply to Bankruptcy?
Most rulings come from state courts, not from federal courts. State courts hear all sorts of claims, from […]Read More