Disclaimer: Nothing contained in this blog or anywhere else on this website is intended as legal advice to be relied on. Every individual's or company's legal needs is unique. The law may apply differently, depending on your situation and what you are trying to accomplish. Always consult with a competent Arizona lawyer.

October 7th, 2012

Are my 401(k), IRA and Pension Exempt If I File Bankruptcy?

401(k), IRA and other retirement accounts are generally exempt property and cannot be taken if a debtor files bankruptcy. An Arizona bankruptcy lawyer will advise never to cash out a 401(k) or IRA before filing bankruptcy.

September 29th, 2012

How Does Bankruptcy Impact My Credit?

When a debtor consults with an Arizona bankruptcy lawyer, one of the first questions is how will the bankruptcy impact my credit report. Although bankruptcy will adversely impact a credit score at the time of filing, a debtor’s credit will immediately start to improve shortly thereafter.

September 15th, 2012

Are Income Taxes Dischargeable in Chapter 7 or Chapter 13?

Only a competent Arizona bankruptcy lawyer can determine whether a debtor’s federal or state income taxes can be discharged in a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. If the taxes are old enough and tax returns were timely filed, you may be in luck!

August 26th, 2012

Student Loans Are Not Usually Dischargeable In Bankruptcy

A competent Arizona bankruptcy lawyer may try to discharge student loans if they constitute an undue hardship to the debtor. But this is an extremely difficult standard to prove.

August 19th, 2012

Checklist On Selecting an Arizona Bankruptcy Lawyer

Hiring a lawyer can be an expensive and complicated task. Here are some tips on how to select a competent Arizona bankruptcy lawyer.

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