Chapter 13 bankruptcy and tax sales

Michigan debtors who are considering filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy may be interested in a ruling made by a Georgia bankruptcy court. The decision marks the second time within a month that a bankruptcy court permitted a Chapter 13 debtor to include in her payment...

Divorce may be more difficult during the holidays

Individuals in Michigan who are approaching or going through divorce during the holiday season already know how difficult such a process can be, and how the difficulty can be exacerbated by the holiday festivities around us. Indeed, divorcing during the holidays can...

Building a divorce support team

For Michigan residents and others, getting a divorce can be both emotionally and financially draining. To increase the odds of recovering both financially and emotionally from a divorce, it may be a good idea to lean on a support system. In most cases, this will...

Getting a home postbankruptcy

Bankruptcy is a legal process that can be used to resolve overwhelming debt, and every year, 800,000 people in the United States use it to get out of debt. Michigan residents that have gone through a bankruptcy may think that buying a new home may be impossible....

Bankruptcy rates are rising for seniors

Bankruptcy laws help people reduce or eliminate their debts. Although this protection is available to all adults, Michigan seniors are a growing section of bankruptcy filers. There may be a few reasons why they’re turning to the federal bankruptcy code to...