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11 June 2017

How to Recover from Bankruptcy

There is no worse mark a person can have on their credit report than a bankruptcy. Bankruptcies wreck credit and stay on someone’s credit report for up to 10 years. It’s easy to focus on those facts after a bankruptcy and become emotionally distraught. However, there’s another side to bankruptcy that is just as important […]

11 June 2017

What is Mortgage Modification?

Put simply, mortgage modification is a process in which the company holding a mortgage agrees to a change in the terms of the mortgage in order to help a homeowner in financial trouble. If the modification stops the homeowner from defaulting on the loan, the mortgage company ends up in better financial shape over the […]

11 June 2017

Can I File Bankruptcy Again?

You’ve filed for bankruptcy, received a discharge from the bankruptcy trustee and now you’ve been hit by more financial troubles. Can you file a second time for bankruptcy protection? The answer is yes – depending on your particular situation – but getting the advice of a bankruptcy lawyer is quite important in this situation. Sometimes, […]

Can I File Bankruptcy In Illinois Or Missouri Without An Attorney?

In Illinois and Missouri, corporations and companies with more than a single owner are required to file bankruptcy through an attorney. Alternatively, individuals may legally file bankruptcy without being represented by a bankruptcy attorney. However, you will be hard-pressed to find anyone, attorney or not, that will recommend undertaking such a complicated legal endeavor without […]

Can I Buy a Home After Bankruptcy?

One of the most common questions asked by people who are considering bankruptcy is if it will be possible to purchase a home while the bankruptcy remains on their credit reports. The answer to this question is not simple, but it is possible to buy a home after filing for bankruptcy. In the right circumstances, […]

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