Your Credit Score and Bankruptcy

As a Seattle – Kent bankruptcy lawyer I don’t just help my clients file bankruptcy, I also help them prepare for life after bankruptcy.  One question that I hear a lot is “what will happen to my credit  score if I file bankruptcy?”  Before I answer that question, I just want to address the reason that people ask that question.  … Continue reading »

Choosing Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Definitely one of the hardest things about filing bankruptcy is figuring out what chapter you should file under.  You can file under either chapter 7 or chapter 13.  Each chapter has its upsides and its downsides.  As a Seattle – Kent bankruptcy lawyer, I can help you make the right choice. Sometimes people are hesitant about choosing a chapter 13 … Continue reading »

Chapter 7 vs. Chapter 13

Depending on your case, you’ll file either in a chapter 7 or a chapter 13 bankruptcy. Most people file chapter 7 bankruptcy, because it is the fastest and easiest way to get out of debt. Still, Chapter 13 is useful if you have extremely valuable property or if you’re trying to stop a foreclosure. This post will provide information each … Continue reading »

Bankruptcy Myths

Many people hesitate to file bankruptcy because they are afraid of the consequences, they are ashamed, or they don’t understand bankruptcy process.  In this post, you will find some bankruptcy basics and get rid of some common misconceptions about bankruptcy. Didn’t the 2005 bankruptcy law make it almost impossible to file bankruptcy? No.  The 2005 bankruptcy law made a lot … Continue reading »

Bankruptcy Stops Foreclosure

Bankruptcy Stops Foreclosure A foreclosure is stressful and complicated.  You only have a short time to decide whether you want to get rid of your home or save it.  The decision to get rid of your home is extremely difficult. In order to make that decision you need to know your options. An experienced bankruptcy attorney can help you understand … Continue reading »