Are Attorneys Fees in a Divorce Dischargeable in Bankruptcy?

April 29, 2009 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Bankruptcy 

I was asked today by a potential new client if attorney’s fees awarded in connection with a divorce or separation in family law court to the other spouse’s lawyer can be eliminated (discharged) in a bankruptcy case.  The answer is that it depends. In general domestic support (read on...)



How Does Debt Consolidation Work? Is it Worth It?

April 29, 2009 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Debt 

There are a lot of stories and myths that people hear when they tell others that they are considering debt consolidation, but it is always better to have a firm understanding of the truth before you are either scared away from something that can help you or you sign the papers on an agreement you (read on...)

National Election – 2008

April 29, 2009 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Taxes 

The 2008 election is behind us. There appears to be two choices, one letting the economy run by market forces or two, controlling the economy from Washington by government edict. The tax cut of 2001: 1. Made research and development tax credits permanent. 2. Eliminated the federal death tax. 3. (read on...)

Unforgettable Information About Unsecured Loans

April 29, 2009 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Loans 

Due to the current financial situation, a growing number of companies are either downsizing or closing, and they’re firing folks, laying them off, or both, and more and more employees are finding themselves working for companies that don’t offer either medical or dental benefits. The (read on...)

The Arsenal of Cutting Your Interest Rate

April 29, 2009 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Credit 

#1 – See if they will cut the rate. Sometimes just calling the company and asking for a reduction of the interest rate will work. The market for credit cards is aggressive and strategies to match interest rates with competing companies are common. If a company has already offered you a (read on...)

Tax Liens and Credit Reports

April 28, 2009 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Taxes 

A tax lien showing up on your credit or against your property can be one of the most devastating credit problems you can have. The IRS does not tend to be very flexible and they will take aggressive action to make sure that they are paid in full. A tax lien showing on your credit will create (read on...)

Bankruptcy Made Easier – Know the Terms Used

April 28, 2009 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Bankruptcy 

People that file bankruptcy are usually under a lot of pressure. Making the decision to file and getting through the process can be particularly stressful when you don’t understand what is going on. This is usually do the terms being used by the lawyer. With this article, I hope to put much (read on...)

How Does the Debt Consolidation Process Work?

April 28, 2009 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Debt 

The first thing that happens with debt consolidation is that you meet with a debt expert and discuss your current situation with him/her. They will look at all of your monthly obligations, and then they will discuss what options you have and what they can do to help you take advantage of those (read on...)

Bad Credit Cash Loans – Meet Your Urgent Needs Being a Bad Creditor

April 28, 2009 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Loans 

Introduction: Presence of bad credit in your financial records makes your life like a hell and left you stand no where in the financial market. With the introduction of bad credit cash loans, it has become possible to avail needed funds you required with no hesitation and heft in your mind. (read on...)

Is a Debt Relief Order the New Bankruptcy Option?

April 28, 2009 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Bankruptcy 

Even just saying the words ‘Bankrupt’ and ‘Bankruptcy’ seem to have a distinct serious sound to them and maybe that is a good thing because being Bankrupt is a very serious matter. It is and should be the last option that you consider if you are in a real crisis where debt (read on...)

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