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

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...

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...

Proper Disclosure of Prepetition and Post-Petition Assets in Michigan Bankruptcy Petitions

  Proper Disclosure of Prepetition and Post-Petition Assets in  Michigan Bankruptcy Petitions   Walter A. Metzen Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney, Law Offices of Walter A. Metzen, Bankruptcy Attorney Detroit , Michigan   Abstract:          Fundamental to the concept...