There is sometimes this assumption about bankruptcy that it happens to people who spend recklessly and make obvious mistakes. While you can certainly find these situations, the reality is that careful people also find themselves facing financial problems and bankruptcy. It can happen to anyone. For example, one of the top reasons for bankruptcy in… Continue reading Bankruptcy: Why does it happen to careful people?
Being steeped in debt makes daily life an uncertain slog. Getting out from under a mountain of debt is possible with a little help from a professional and a few clever tools. Bankruptcy is one such tool, though the thought often drives people away before they get the facts. The reality is that most people… Continue reading Things people have wrong about Chapter 7 bankruptcy
It’s not easy to discuss what to do with assets and properties upon a family member’s death. Discussion of the end of life is always unpleasant, and descendants may have different ideas over what to do with homes and businesses. Owners of farms, people who own family businesses, farms and other major sources of revenue,… Continue reading Business owners have an extra reason to plan estates well
You think that you want a divorce. Should you start planning for it on your own, or should you tell your spouse what you’re thinking? To some degree, it may help to start planning before you bring it up. For instance, if you’re worried that your spouse will recklessly spend money or threaten you in… Continue reading Should you tell your spouse that you want a divorce?
Busy Madison law firm with four Attorneys is seeking a Legal Assistant (paralegal) to assist in civil litigation, family and bankruptcy law matters. Work station has a great view of downtown and the lake. Those with paralegal skills are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities include the following: Drafting, proofreading and finalizing documents including correspondence, pleadings, briefs,… Continue reading Need Now: Motivated Full-Time Legal Assistant
You found a perfect piece of property in Wisconsin where you can see yourself building what you always dreamed of: your flower shop at street level, your home above it. You tell the real estate agent your plan, but she puts a quick end to it. “You can’t build that here. This lot isn’t zoned… Continue reading Seek help if you’re requesting a zoning change in Wisconsin
For many couples, divorce is not something that strikes without warning. In the movies, it always seems like one spouse walks in on the other one in the midst of an affair or some other dramatic event. While this does happen, it is far more common for little things to cause the couple’s relationship to… Continue reading Key signs that divorce may be drawing closer
Just like individuals swimming in debt may choose to file for bankruptcy as a way to alleviate their financial pressures, businesses often do the same. They may file for Chapter 7, 11 or 13 bankruptcy depending on how they’re incorporated, the assets and debts they have and whether they’re looking to remain in business. Chapter 13 bankruptcy… Continue reading The 3 different types of bankruptcy that a business can file
Keeping your credit score up can help you avoid bankruptcy. On the other hand, if you have already struggled with bankruptcy, boosting your credit score can help you get back on track. The following post lists factors that affect your credit score. Your credit card payment history If you continuously miss credit card payments or frequently pay… Continue reading What affects your credit score?
If you’ve lost a job or are drowning in medical bills, then calls coming in from collectors can be like salt in a wound. Their unrelenting nature may leave you searching for a solution to get them to stop. While bankruptcy can provide the type of relief that you’re looking for, you may not know… Continue reading Deciding whether to file Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy can be hard