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Rock Springs Bankruptcy Lawyer, Wyoming
Includes: Bankruptcy Litigation, Commercial Bankruptcy, Consumer Bankruptcy, Dissolution


Hilary K. Brewster

Divorce & Family Law, Collection, Business, Estate Planning, Corporate
Status:  In Good Standing           

István Harton

General Practice
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  17 Years

Alex Hellmuth Sitz

DUI-DWI, Divorce, Health Care, Federal Appellate Practice
Status:  In Good Standing           

Daniel E. Erramouspe

Personal Injury
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  21 Years

Dona Playton

Family Law
Status:  In Good Standing           

David A. Hampton

Accident & Injury
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  34 Years

Lauretta Young Welch

Discrimination, Child Custody, Car Accident, Business
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  9 Years

Steve Harton

Divorce & Family Law, Family Law
Status:  In Good Standing           

Craig L. Jones

General Practice
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  20 Years

Danielle Louise Moore

General Practice
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  4 Years

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LEGAL TERMS

REAFFIRMATION

An agreement that a debtor and a creditor enter into after a debtor has filed for bankruptcy, in which the debtor agrees to repay all or part of an existing deb... (more...)
An agreement that a debtor and a creditor enter into after a debtor has filed for bankruptcy, in which the debtor agrees to repay all or part of an existing debt after the bankruptcy case is over. For instance, a debtor might make a reaffirmation agreement with the holder of a car note that the debtor can keep the car and must continue to pay the debt after bankruptcy.

REDEMPTION

In Chapter 7 bankruptcy, when the debtor obtains legal title to collateral for a debt by paying the creditor the replacement value of the collateral in a lump s... (more...)
In Chapter 7 bankruptcy, when the debtor obtains legal title to collateral for a debt by paying the creditor the replacement value of the collateral in a lump sum. For example, a debtor may redeem a car note by paying the lender the amount a retail vendor would charge for the car, considering its age and condition.

DISPOSABLE INCOME

The difference between a debtor's current monthly income and allowable expenses. This is the amount that the new bankruptcy law deems available to pay into a Ch... (more...)
The difference between a debtor's current monthly income and allowable expenses. This is the amount that the new bankruptcy law deems available to pay into a Chapter 13 plan.

DISCHARGE (OF DEBTS)

A bankruptcy court's erasure of the debts of a person or business that has filed for bankruptcy.

401(K) PLAN

A deferred compensation savings program in which employees invest part of their wages, sometimes along with employer contributions, to save on taxes. No income ... (more...)
A deferred compensation savings program in which employees invest part of their wages, sometimes along with employer contributions, to save on taxes. No income taxes on the amount invested and any earnings are due until the employee withdraws money from the fund.

CREDIT BUREAU

A private, profit-making company that collects and sells information about a person's credit history. Typical clients include banks, mortgage lenders and credit... (more...)
A private, profit-making company that collects and sells information about a person's credit history. Typical clients include banks, mortgage lenders and credit card companies that use the information to screen applicants for loans and credit cards. There are three major credit bureaus, Equifax, Experian and Trans Union, and they are regulated by the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act.

UNSECURED DEBT

A debt that is not tied to any item of property. A creditor doesn't have the right to grab property to satisfy the debt if you default. The creditor's only reme... (more...)
A debt that is not tied to any item of property. A creditor doesn't have the right to grab property to satisfy the debt if you default. The creditor's only remedy is to sue you and get a judgment. Compare secured debt.

CREDIT FILE

See credit report.

IRS EXPENSES

A table of national and regional expense estimates published by the IRS. Debtors whose current monthly income is more than their state's median family income mu... (more...)
A table of national and regional expense estimates published by the IRS. Debtors whose current monthly income is more than their state's median family income must use the IRS expenses to calculate their average net income in a Chapter 7 case, or their disposable income in a Chapter 13 case.

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

Ringolsby v. Johnson

... to post an appeal bond in the amount of the judgment. The Johnsons instead decided to file bankruptcy on behalf of Dalmac Construction, Inc., in an effort to avoid paying the judgment in the underlying action. ... filed for bankruptcy. ...

CATAMOUNT CONST. v. TIMMIS ENTERPRISES

... The subcontractors filed motions to dismiss, asserting that Catamount had no standing to maintain its suit because it was defunct as the result of bankruptcy. ... [¶ 5] On June 10, 2005, Catamount filed a voluntary petition for bankruptcy under Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code. ...

Cross v. State

... The instruments purported to have been signed and notarized in 2000. Shortly after recording the instruments, the appellant "took bankruptcy," and he did not list the overriding royalty interests as assets of the bankruptcy estate. ...