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Child custody and other parenting issues are also important parts of the negotiation process.
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Fighting repossession can be difficult without an attorney. Bankruptcy could prevent repossession of your vehicle, call today
Wisconsin bankruptcy and consumer law attorney Rollie R. Hanson presented at Continuing Legal Education (CLE) training seminar regarding the issues surrounding divorce and bankruptcy.
Debtors in a chapter 13 bankruptcy can eliminate second mortgages if their house is worth less than what is owed on their first mortgage. This is called a 'cram down' and the debtor usually only has to pay back a small percentage of what was owed over 3-5 years.
Obama signed a directive in 2010 that allows homeowners to actively seek a loan/mortgage modification while they are in active bankruptcy.
Bankruptcy can help with student loans but the debtor must file a lawsuit against the student loan provider while the bankruptcy is pending. The court uses a four-part test called the 'Brunner Test' to determine whether the student loans are eligible to be discharged.
Wage garnishments can come as a sucker-punch, your attorney to fight such garnishments should come out swinging in your defense.
Stopping foreclosure is something best handled by a Ch. 13 bankruptcy typically, as opposed to situations that would warrant a chapter 11 filing
Chapter 13 Cases require extra attention to detail by the attorney representing the debtor