Monthly Archives: July 2012
If you’re a homeowner who is selling his or her home for any of the following three reasons, think again: 1) you can’t afford the house payments, 2) you owe income taxes with a tax lien on your house, and/or 3) your mortgage modification application was rejected. A couple blogs ago I told you […]
Bankruptcy court is a relatively efficient place to determine whether or not you must pay a debt which the creditor says can’t be discharged.
AARP Report Says More Older Americans Now Still Have Morgage Debt, Larger Mortgages, and So–Surprise–More Foreclosures
Not only is the foreclosure rate climbing for older mortgage holders, it is climbing faster than it is for younger ones.
“Nightmare on Main Street,” the AARP’s Report on Older Americans Coping with the Continuing Foreclosure Crisis
This new AARP study reveals shifts in mortgage patterns with huge immediate and near-future consequences.
Bankruptcy helps both sides of your balance sheet. Getting a financial fresh start means not just getting relieved of your debts, but also protecting your essential assets. You can preserve this crucial benefit of bankruptcy by not selling, using up, or borrowing against your protected assets BEFORE the filing of your bankruptcy case. It is […]
Your Bankruptcy Rights vs. Creditors’ Rights to “Not be Deprived of Property without Due Process of Law” under the Fifth Amendment
The U. S. Constitution doesn’t talk about it, so how does filing bankruptcy give you the power to stop a foreclosure?
Three more practical ways that bankruptcy works to let you take control of your debts, even those that can’t be written off.
Here’s how bankruptcy actually works, and works well, even when a significant debt or two can’t be written off.