Gambling Debts and Chapter 7

Let’s face it — sometimes people do not make the best decisions and end up gambling at the casinos or elsewhere a little more than they should.  Sometimes, those gambling debts add up and then you are facing bankruptcy. For debts that are unrelated to...

They Froze My Money In The Bank!

If you have a joint bank account you should know that if a creditor obtains a judgment against one account holder, they could (and usually do) try and file a “bank levy” to have a Sheriff seize the money in the joint account. If your name is on a joint account with...

Doubling Bankruptcy Exemptions

Doubling your bankruptcy exemptions — is it double the trouble or double the good?  What does it all mean? Doubling bankruptcy exemptions means that you and your spouse can each take the full allowed amount of the exemption on the same piece of property, so long...

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