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The Automatic Stay in Bankruptcy

The Automatic Stay in Bankruptcy

One of the most powerful protections triggered when you file a bankruptcy petition is the automatic stay. Within seconds of me pressing a button on my computer to file a client’s bankruptcy case electronically with the bankruptcy court here in Detroit, a case number...

What is Bankruptcy Credit Counseling and why do I need to get this Certificate before filing Bankruptcy in Michigan?

    Bankruptcy Credit counseling: What is it and why do you need to do it?     I first started practicing bankruptcy law in Michigan in the early 1990’s.  Back then it was easier and less expensive to file a bankruptcy case for my typical client.  The only...

Blaming your bankruptcy lawyer if you conceal an asset during your bankruptcy.

Can you blame your bankruptcy lawyer if an asset is left off your bankruptcy petition?    The short answer is yes, you can blame your lawyer, but ultimately you are responsible for properly listing and disclosing assets in your bankruptcy schedules, so unless your...

How will filing bankruptcy affect my spouse’s debt or credit report?

How will bankruptcy affect my spouse’s debt or credit report?   The general rule is that each person’s debt in a marriage is their own.  You do not automatically become liable for your wife’s or husband’s debt when you are married. People are generally responsible for...

Filing Bankruptcy in Michigan: Use these 3 Tips to Find the Best Michigan Bankruptcy Attorney for you.

Filing Bankruptcy in Michigan: 3 Tips to Pick the Right Michigan Bankruptcy Attorney   If you are considering filing a bankruptcy petition in Michigan, whether it be a Chapter 7 or a Chapter 13 case, be sure to find an experienced bankruptcy attorney to help you...