Denver Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

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 […]

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 […]

Mile High Bankruptcy Expanded Tax Season Hours

I am pleased to announce that Mile High Bankruptcy has expanded hours and service available during the 2013 tax filing season. Tax season is particularly busy for bankruptcy attorneys in Denver and nationwide because many individuals pay for their chapter 7 bankruptcies with their tax refunds. If a person files bankruptcy and has not received […]

In general, chapter 7 bankruptcy cancels all personal and business debts owed by an individual including without limitation credit cards, medical bills, personal loans, repossessions, landlords, lawsuits, mortgages and car loans. However, if a person wants to keep their house or car, they must pay on the lien to keep the property even though the […]

One of the biggest problems people have who need a good bankruptcy lawyer is paying the fees. How can I afford a good lawyer if I don’t have any money? This is a problem most clients face, especially if they are being garnished or are facing a court deadline that requires immediate attention. In providing […]

Mile High Bankruptcy Is Pleased to Announce Award of Prestigious AV Rating

Mile High Bankruptcy is pleased to announce that attorney and founder, Peter A Milwid, has once again been awarded the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent AV rating for 2013 for superior legal ability and highest ethical standards. Martindale-Hubbell was founded in 1868 and has for almost 150 years served as the blue chip guide for reviewing lawyers […]

Mile High Bankruptcy Staffing Update

Mile High Bankruptcy is pleased to announce the addition of Leah Martinez as our new paralegal on the Denver Banrkupcty team.  Leah brings to the team a solid background in tax and mortgage processing, and, most importantly, is a wonderful, conscientious person available to assist clients with any of their questions, and to process and […]