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Effects of Bankruptcy for People Under 60

The years thirty to sixty is the middle period of life where jobs hopefully progress and families are raised. But during this period expenses also tend to grow with the costs of kids and houses and cars and unforeseen expenses and problems such as job loss or divorce. While there are many things to be […]

Effects of Bankruptcy for People Under 30

Bankruptcy is a legal procedure for eliminating debts and granting people a fresh financial start. But I have noticed different age groups view bankruptcy differently, and the effects of bankruptcy can differ depending on your stage in life. I will thus be posting three separate blog posts that discuss what I have observed over the […]

Questions to Ask Your Bankruptcy Lawyer at the Initial Consultation

The two most important qualities that must be established between a client and their bankruptcy lawyer are trust and communication. You need to understand Chapter 7, and feel comfortable with your lawyer, for the case to be a success. To assure these qualities, there must always be open communication between the lawyer and the client, […]

What Should I Bring to a Denver Bankruptcy Consultation?

Bankruptcy consultations at Mile High Bankruptcy start with a phone conversation where Mr. Milwid asks a few simple questions about income and debts to see if someone needs our help and qualifies for chapter 7 bankruptcy. He also answers as many questions he can about bankruptcy to help clients, before they come in, to see […]

Will My Chapter 7 Denver Bankruptcy Be Approved?

Bankruptcy can be a confusing process for clients, and sometimes people ask whether their chapter 7 bankruptcy will be “approved”, or whether their case may be “denied”. In general, an honest, well prepared case that meets the requirements of full disclosure and is accurately prepared will be approved and an order will enter from the […]

New “Roomate” at Mile High Bankruptcy

We are excited to announce that beginning October 1, 2013, David Hoskins, Attorney at Law, will be moving into Mile High Bankruptcy’s historic offices at 1888 Sherman Street, Suite 650, Denver, Colorado 80203. While a completely separate business and not associated directly with Mile High Bankruptcy, Mr. Hoskins is an excellent, experienced bankruptcy attorney specializing […]

Many clients come to Mile High Bankruptcy in Denver, Colorado AFTER their paychecks are being garnished, having no idea where the garnishment came from. Often the garnishment is from a medical creditor, or an old repossession, or house foreclosure many years in the past. Often these clients don’t remember ever being sued or served court […]

Will I Lose My Tax Refund if I File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

If you file Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Denver and are owed a large tax refund at the time of filing bankruptcy, you MAY have to turn the refund over to the Trustee to help pay your debts. However, any portion of your refund that is EARNED INCOME CREDIT or ADDITIONAL CHILD CREDIT is exempt (protected) […]

If I Move to Colorado From Another State Where Do I File Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy is a Federal or national law that is available in all fifty states. If you move states, you must wait 90 days to file in the new location. You can therefore file bankruptcy in Colorado even if your debts are from another location. At  Mile High Bankruptcy, we have many clients new to Colorado […]

Renting A Home In The Denver Metro Area After Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Anyone who has tried to rent a house or apartment lately in Denver, Colorado knows that rents are up and the rental market is tight. According to the Denver Post, apartment rents are at a record high with average apartment rents of $992, up $40 from this time last year. While finding a place to […]

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