Chapter 11 is Not the Only Answer

Chapter 11 bankruptcy springs to mind when thinking about remedies to resolve the financial issues of a struggling business, but it is not the only option available. It is important that businesses consider all of the options available for finding a path out of financial difficulties. The experienced Wisconsin debt-relief attorneys of Steinhilber Swanson LLP can help… Continue reading Chapter 11 is Not the Only Answer

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Divorce and Bankruptcy: Which Should Come First?

Financial problems and the stress they generate are often directly tied to a couple deciding to get divorced. If you face bankruptcy and divorce, you may be wondering where to begin. The answer depends on several factors unique to your marriage, your finances, and your goals for the future. Reasons to File Bankruptcy Before Getting… Continue reading Divorce and Bankruptcy: Which Should Come First?

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Sharing Our Knowledge and Credibility on Wisconsin Bankruptcies

At Steinhilber Swanson LLP, we have decades of experience working with consumers and creditors in all types of bankruptcy proceedings in Wisconsin. We understand the complexity of the bankruptcy code, the intricate rules of the process and the cases that have laid the foundational precedents in this complex area of practice. We are more than… Continue reading Sharing Our Knowledge and Credibility on Wisconsin Bankruptcies

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Personal Finance Management and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

If you reside in Wisconsin, you’re probably spending more on bills than average households in 29 other states. Careful budgeting, however, may help avoid a crisis when the unexpected occurs. Keeping track of spending habits and taking steps to control your finances will make a difference in how you cope with emergencies such as income… Continue reading Personal Finance Management and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

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Bankruptcy Can Be a Helpful Tool for Individuals

You’ve tried your best to get your finances under control and pay off debts, but financial and mental relief still elude you. There are many benefits of filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Once you understand more about your options, it becomes clear how bankruptcy can benefit those in your situation. Chapter 7… Continue reading Bankruptcy Can Be a Helpful Tool for Individuals

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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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