Song Captures the Frustration Many Facing Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Feel.

Posted April 9th, 2012 in Blog by admin

As a Bankruptcy Attorney, I am in position to see many people during the most difficult and trying time of their lives.  The frustration that they feel can be difficult to put into words at times, but it is certainly palpable in many instances.  Many of the people I meet with have been fighting very hard to save their home.  However, after so much effort, they often find it has been in vain.  The bank ends up refusing to modify their loan (or the process takes too long), and they find themselves facing foreclosure. Continue Reading »

Chicago Bankruptcy Alphabet: D is for Dischargeable Debt

Posted March 8th, 2012 in Blog by admin

A Discharge is almost certainly the primary reason that anyone ever files a Bankruptcy in Chicago .  However, what exactly is a Discharge and what debts does it affect?  As every situation is different, you should consult with a Bankruptcy Attorney to clarify each debt in your case.  Even if you’ve heard that a debt is impossible to get rid of in Bankruptcy, that information may be incorrect, and you should speak with an attorney to determine if that is the case. Continue Reading »

Chicago Bankruptcy Alphabet: C is for Credit Counseling

Posted January 26th, 2012 in Blog by admin

A lot goes into preparing to file a Bankruptcy in Chicago .  If you’ve spent a decent amount of time with your Attorney, then you probably have gotten the notion that it never seems to end.  However, you will find that the day will come when you’ve provided all of the paperwork that your Attorney needs, and you’ve signed your Bankruptcy Schedules.  There’s just one last thing to do:  complete a credit counseling course. Continue Reading »

Chicago Bankruptcy Alphabet: B is for Bankruptcy Mill

Posted January 16th, 2012 in Blog by admin

Choosing a Bankruptcy Attorney in Chicago can be a difficult process.  Sometimes you must visit a few offices before you find the one that is right for you.  Also, you may run into an office that seems to process case after case without much attention being given to any one case in particular.  In Chicago, as in much of the country, these kinds of firms are referred to as “Bankruptcy Mills.” Continue Reading »

Chicago Bankruptcy Alphabet: A is for Automatic Stay

Posted January 5th, 2012 in Blog by admin

When you file a Bankruptcy, generally you do so to stop your creditors on a number of fronts.  If you are being harassed, garnished, or foreclosed upon, a Bankruptcy affords you some level of control over the behavior of your creditors.  The reason is the Automatic Stay, and every should be able to discuss its power with you. Lindsey Law Office focuses its practice solely in the area of Chicago Bankruptcy , and can provide you with top-tier representation. Continue Reading »