Blog Posts in 2014

  • Liquidation vs. Adjustment: How Chapter 13 & Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Differ

    || 10-Oct-2014

    Filing for bankruptcy is a serious step. Before you make the decision, you should know what option is best for you. By understanding the differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13, you can make an informed choice before filing for bankruptcy. Not only does the chapter you select influence your immediate financial situation, but it can also effect you in the future. For this reason, it is helpful ...
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  • Is Chapter 7 Right for You?

    || 31-May-2014

    Chapter 7 bankruptcy can serve as a powerful tool for getting debt discharged and for paving the way for a healthier financial future. However, it is important to note that this type of bankruptcy might not be the right solution for everyone. While there are many benefits to Chapter 7 bankruptcy, there are also many risks that need to be considered. Due to this fact, it is vital that you seek ...
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  • What Type of Debt Can Be Discharged Through Bankruptcy?

    || 28-Mar-2014

    If you have found yourself struggling under a mountain of debt and are unable to keep up with your financial obligations, you may be wondering whether bankruptcy is right for you. Our firm has represented clients in more than 6,000 bankruptcy filings and we have helped countless individuals in and around the San Francisco become debt free. The Debt Education and Certification Foundation (DECAF) ...
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  • The Most Common Reasons to File for Bankruptcy | California Bankruptcy Blog

    || 20-Mar-2014

    If you are wondering whether bankruptcy may be right for you, we advise you discuss the matter with a certified bankruptcy specialist. The Bankruptcy Law Firm is one of only a few San Francisco law firms that have a bankruptcy specialist on their legal team who has been certified by the American Board of Certification. Having represented clients in more than 6,000 bankruptcy cases, we have the ...
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  • Bankruptcy Exemptions in the State of California

    || 10-Mar-2014

    Each state has its own laws that dictate the exemptions an individual can claim when filing for bankruptcy. The state of California requires that any individual who wishes to claim certain property and assets as exempt from his or her bankruptcy proceeding, must use the exemptions afforded by state laws. The federal exemptions found in the U.S. bankruptcy code cannot be used here in our state. In ...
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