Firm partner Michael P. Richman was featured on WalletHub’s “Ask the Experts”, answering frequently asked questions about bankruptcy and credit cards. The Q&A includes: What happens to a credit card that you get soon before filing bankruptcy? Can you get a credit card during bankruptcy? How do your credit card options change after bankruptcy proceedings… Continue reading Michael P. Richman Featured on “Ask the Experts”
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The Difference Between Loan Restructuring and Loan Refinancing
Loan restructuring and refinancing are two completely different things. Restructuring refers to altering a pre-existing contract. Refinancing refers to when a borrower takes out a new loan that pays off and replaces the pre-existing loan. Follow this link to learn more.
Bankruptcies Hit New Lows In 2021
Bankruptcies hit new lows in 2021, but not everyone isexperiencing an economic boom. If you are struggling with unmanageable debt itis important to seek the advice of an experienced bankruptcy attorney. Read more here.
Kathleen E. Grant Named to 29th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
At Steinhilber Swanson LLP, we are proud to announce that Kathleen E. Grant (Of Counsel) has been recognized in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. We are extremely proud to call her a colleague and know how hard she works for our clients. Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America is based on a rigorous peer-review survey comprising… Continue reading Kathleen E. Grant Named to 29th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
James D. Sweet Named to 29th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
At Steinhilber Swanson LLP, we are proud to announce that James D. Sweet has been named to the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. We are extremely proud to call him a partner and colleague, and can think of no one more deserving of this recognition. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on a rigorous peer-review… Continue reading James D. Sweet Named to 29th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America
Farmers in Mental Health Crisis
The financial problems facing farmers have an effect on their mental health as well as their bottom lines. Wisconsin led the nation in farm bankruptcies in 2020 and 2021. https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/solutions/2022/02/15/wisconsin-farmers-find-ways-navigate-mental-health-crises/6775077001/
How to Deal With the Emotional Toll of Bankruptcy
Dealing with debt is stressful. Follow the link below for stress-reduction tips and seek the advice of our experienced bankruptcy attorneys to learn more about your debt-relief options. https://www.nbcnews.com/better/lifestyle/7-tips-deal-debt-stress-ncna1094076
What is Chapter 128 in Wisconsin?
Chapter 128 is a law that allows Wisconsin residents to consolidate their monthly unsecured debts into one payment. For example, their medical bill, utility bill, and credit card bill would all be in the same monthly payment. Click the link below to learn more about Chapter 128. https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/128/21
Times Are Hard For Creditors Too
You do not have to look too deep into the headlines to see that times are tough for many individuals, families and businesses. Individuals and families are declaring bankruptcy, Wisconsin is leading the nation in farm bankruptcies, and renters face eviction as the moratorium comes to a close. It is easy to lose sight of what this… Continue reading Times Are Hard For Creditors Too
Should I Try Debt Relief Alternatives Before Filing For Bankruptcy?
Business bankruptcies have been on the rise during the pandemic – even in places like Miami-Dade County in Florida where there were little to no restrictions on economic activity. If your business is struggling to stay in the black you are far from alone. If you are considering filing for bankruptcy or pursuing a loan restructuring to… Continue reading Should I Try Debt Relief Alternatives Before Filing For Bankruptcy?