Bankruptcy is a legal proceeding in the United States Bankruptcy Court system that helps people who are having difficulty paying their debts get a “fresh start”.  The purpose of Bankruptcy is to give to the honest, but unfortunate debtor a new opportunity in life and a clear field for future effort, unhampered by the pressure

What is Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy is a debt relief program authorized by the United States Constitution, governed by the United States Bankruptcy Code and a specialized Bankruptcy Court Rules, and operated through the federal court system. The primary goal of the bankruptcy laws is to give debtors a financial “fresh start” from burdensome debts. The United States Supreme Court put

Filing a Bankruptcy is an important decision.  Bankruptcy will help you to overcome unmanageable debt and intrusive creditor collection activity, but it is a complicated legal proceeding in the federal courts.  The process is fairly straightforward for someone with experience, such as your lawyer, but it requires significant preparation, planning and consultation. A mistake in