Retirement savings in Chapter 13 bankruptcy plans

Retirement savings in Chapter 13 bankruptcy plans One of the duties of bankruptcy judges in Michigan and around the country is evaluating the repayment plans submitted by Chapter 13 petitioners. Individuals or couples who file Chapter 13 bankruptcies are expected to...

Dealing with collection accounts

Collection accounts happen when creditors determines they will be unable to collect payment by standard means and transfer the debt to a collection agency. This agency will then pursue a debtor in attempt to collect payment. Collection accounts are a problem that many...

Can I keep my home after filing for bankruptcy?

If you are struggling to pay your bills in Michigan each month and can barely afford to keep the roof over your head, you may be considering filing for bankruptcy. Although this offers you the opportunity to put an end to the stress and frustrations you are...

Understanding the Deadbeat Parents Punishment Act

Michigan residents may have heard about the Deadbeat Parents Punishment Act. It was created in 1998 to penalize those who travel to another state in an effort to willfully avoid paying child support. Parents may be punished if they cross state lines for the purposes...