Denver Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

What Is The Difference Between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is a straight forward procedure for eliminating past debts. It generally eliminates all debts except taxes, student loans, child support, and criminal fines and penalties, and is processed and completed relatively quickly. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is a payment plan that lasts three to five years. Debts are repaid in whole or in […]

Can I Keep My House if I File Bankruptcy?

Yes, you can generally keep your house in Chapter 7 bankruptcy if you are current in your payments and have $60,000 or less in equity, or $90,000 or less of equity if you are disabled or over 60, but you must be able to keep current, or, if you are behind, get current before filing. […]

Can I Keep My Car If I File Bankruptcy?

Yes, you can keep your car in Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Or, if you have a car that you owe too much on and want to get rid of, you can give it back and owe nothing. THE CHOICE IS YOURS! If you have a car note, you can simply keep paying the car payment and […]

Will I Lose Everything if I File Bankruptcy?

NO! NO! NO! Much fear surrounds chapter 7 bankruptcy. People facing bankruptcy have always been through hard economic times and hard times in their personal lives. They feel broken and defeated and fear the worst. Bankruptcy, and particularly Chapter 7 bankruptcy, should be seen as a practical tool for fixing your debt problems forever, and […]

Year-End Bankruptcy Planning

Collection agencies and collection lawyers often increase their efforts to collect debts at year end. The pressure to deal with increased calls and threats AND the pressure to deal with the holidays can be very overwhelming and depressing. Why not give yourself a break if this is happening to you and contact Mile High Bankruptcy […]

Medical Bills and Medical Bankruptcy

It has been estimated by CNN that over 60% of bankruptcies are caused by medical problems and medical bills. My experience as bankruptcy attorney in Denver for many years is that along with credit card debt, divorce and job loss, medical problems are definitely the number one cause of chapter 7 bankruptcy filings. In fact, […]

Small Business Bankruptcy for S Corp, LLC, Partnerships

As a Chapter 7 lawyer in Denver Colorado, I have received many calls from small business owners when they want to know: 1. Should I close my business if it is losing money? 2. Can the business creditors come after me? 3. Is the business worth saving? 4. How do I file a small business […]

In my many years as a Denver Bankruptcy Lawyer, I have heard the above questions from good, honest people who are frightened they might lose their car or home if they file bankruptcy, and wonder if they should transfer these assets to a relative or friend to protect them before they file. THE ANSWER IS […]

Can I Get Rid of Pay Day Loans in Bankruptcy?

In my practice as a Denver bankruptcy lawyer, most cases involve a variety of debts, and in recent times where expenses are up and pay checks are tight, more and more cases also include bad checks and payday loans. In general, bad checks are cancelled in bankruptcy. THIS INCLUDES PAYDAY LOANS! There are certain issues […]

Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Denver For Seniors

Can they take my social security? My pension? My Disability? Many seniors are VERY fearful of bankruptcy. They come from a generation where bankruptcy was not as common as it is today. They have heard horror stories from the past of friends or relatives who went through bankruptcy years ago and lost everything. In general, […]

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