Navigating a Lawsuit as a Business Owner: Key Considerations

Facing a lawsuit is a significant challenge for any business owner. The key to effectively handling this situation lies in understanding the process and ensuring both your personal and business … [Read more...]

How Bankruptcy Lawyers Handle Residential Leases

People experiencing financial hardship typically file for bankruptcy under either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. Each chapter has its own implications for residential … [Read more...]

Bankruptcy Courts Try On ‘Zoom’ for 341 Hearings

Driven in large part by the COVID-19 pandemic, the legal industry has seen a significant shift towards virtual proceedings. Among the various virtual tools available, Zoom has emerged as a crucial … [Read more...]

What are the benefits of a Subchapter 5 bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy is a legal process that can help individuals and businesses eliminate or repay their debts under the protection of the bankruptcy court. One type of bankruptcy that has recently gained … [Read more...]

Why is a bankruptcy discharge important?

A bankruptcy discharge is an order issued by the bankruptcy court that eliminates certain debts, allowing the debtor to move forward with a fresh start. The significance of a bankruptcy discharge … [Read more...]

The Great Auto Bubble, Repossession & How Chapter 13 May Help

In 2020 and 2021, consumers’ incomes were temporarily high as the pandemic brought about debt forbearance, pandemic stimulus checks, enhanced unemployment benefits, and, in some cases, forgiven loans … [Read more...]

Bankruptcy Filing Often Follows Attempted Debt Consolidation

Debt consolidation is one strategy to pay debt (credit cards, medical bills, personal loans, business debts, civil judgments, etc.) and works by placing all of the existing balances on one loan.  It … [Read more...]

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustees Receive Fee Bump

Chapter 7 Trustees are receiving a fee increase. Bankruptcy courts will begin processing an additional $60 per case payment to eligible chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees for applicable cases filed or … [Read more...]

Tax Debt? Know the Difference Between Chapter 13 and Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Owing the IRS is never pleasant, but with a stubborn high inflationary period settling in, it may be an option to deal with your tax debt in a bankruptcy. Fortunately, it is possible to discharge … [Read more...]

Expiration of Nonpayment Eviction Protection in Virginia

A number of protections for Tenants in nonpayment eviction cases are set to expire in Virginia. Full protections as imposed by the Virginia General Assembly during the COVID-19 state of emergency … [Read more...]