Denver Bankruptcy Attorney Blog

New to Denver? Bankruptcy Issues when you Move to Colorado

As we all know, Denver’s population has exploded in recent years. Many people arrive here seeking a better life, but often have debts from the past that they do not want to follow them to their new home. Bankruptcy law is a Federal law meaning it is available in any state. A few rules do […]

Booming Economy Puts the Squeeze on the Middle Class

  CHAPTER 7 CAN PROVIDE RELIEF. I wrote a few weeks ago about rising rents and costs in the supposedly improving economy. Yes, certain indicators show things are improving, but PRICES are not keeping up with costs, and increased debt loads for working families are squeezing people harder than ever before. Yesterday, the stock market […]

How Do I Tell My Kids or Other Family Members about My Bankruptcy?

People are often embarrassed about bankruptcy and are afraid to tell their kids or other family members what’s going on. They feel like a failure and don’t want to burden family members with their problems. After over twenty-five years of filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcies in Denver, I know that the best way to deal with […]

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Filing Fees Increase June 1, 2014

Clients often get confused over the filing fee for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. How much is it? Is it in addition to the lawyers’ fees? Or is it included in the fee quote? Who gets the money and why do I have to pay it? The Chapter 7 filing fee in Colorado was recently raised from […]

One of the most common questions we hear as Chapter 7 bankruptcy lawyers is whether a person can file bankruptcy without their spouse. The simple answer is “yes”, but there are certain considerations. First, our goal at Mile High Bankruptcy is to fix the financial problems of the entire family. If your debts are joint […]

Filing Bankruptcy In Colorado If You Don’t Live Near Denver

As a follow up to my prior blog, I wanted to share my experience as a chapter 7 bankruptcy lawyer over the years as to coming to Denver from other areas of the state. We have processed cases here in Denver for clients in almost every county in Colorado, and many people prefer coming 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 […]

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 […]

Facing Your Fears and Defeating Your Debts Through Bankruptcy

During a recession, people from all types of economic backgrounds are forced to consider bankruptcy as a realistic option. The thought of having to file for bankruptcy often invokes feelings such as failure, irresponsibility, guilt and regret. While at first people may focus on the doom and gloom of their financial outlook after a bankruptcy, […]

Many members of Generation Y – people born from the early 1980s up to the millennium – are facing financial challenges as they reach adulthood that their baby boomer parents never imagined. Having come of age at a time when credit was readily available and the economy expanded and diversified all on its own, they […]