How Can Bankruptcy Help During Eviction?

Throughout the pandemic, there has been a national ban on evictions.  However, the Supreme Court struck down the current version of the ban in a decision last week, which sets the stage for evictions to resume. Hundreds of thousands of tenants owe back rent (rent arrearages) to their landlords, and may be facing eviction soon, with the… Continue reading How Can Bankruptcy Help During Eviction?

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Farm Bankruptcies in Wisconsin

According to the American Farm Bureau Federation, Wisconsin currently leads the nation in farm bankruptcies. Western Wisconsin has been hit particularly hard, with 39 new Chapter 12 bankruptcies in 2020. Smaller Wisconsin farms have faced the most trouble due to the present competition of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs). This intense competition followed by the onset of… Continue reading Farm Bankruptcies in Wisconsin

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What happens to a business in bankruptcy?

When Wisconsin residents don’t see a way out of debt, they have the option of bankruptcy. Bankruptcy helps them eliminate certain debts through repayment under Chapter 13 or liquidation under Chapter 7. However, the debtor may wonder what may happen to their business after filing. Business under Chapter 7 Debtors commonly file Chapter 7 bankruptcy… Continue reading What happens to a business in bankruptcy?

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