Keeping a credit card in bankruptcy

Keeping a credit card in bankruptcy is more challenging than you might guess. Before breaking this down any further, we should distinguish credit cards from ATM/debit cards that are connected to your checking and savings accounts. ATM/debit cards are not … Continue reading

Is Bankruptcy the Answer in a Contentious Divorce? Tips for Family Law Attorneys

Is Bankruptcy the Answer in a Contentious Divorce? Tips for Family Law Attorneys

By Jeena Cho, San Francisco Bankruptcy Attorney Recently, I was talking to a family law attorney who commented that most of her clients were fighting over allocation of debt instead of division of assets. One specific example she gave was … Continue reading

Bankruptcy Alphabet: J is for Judgement Debtor

Bankruptcy Alphabet: J is for Judgement Debtor

“Judgment debtor” is a term of art referring a party against whom a creditor obtained a judgment. I frequently get questions about lawsuits and judgments. Common questions includes: What happens if I ignore a lawsuit? Can I file for bankruptcy … Continue reading

Bankruptcy Alphabet: G is for Good to Me

Bankruptcy Alphabet: G is for Good to Me

There is one comment I hear on a regular basis from clients that has always baffled me. It’s when a client says something like “Oh, but I don’t want to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy on Chase because it has been … Continue reading

Bankruptcy Alphabet: F is for Fraudulent Transfer

Bankruptcy Alphabet: F is for Fraudulent Transfer

Posted by on Dec 20, 2011 in Credit Card | No Comments

Today, we move down our alphabet list to F for Fraudulent Transfers. Do you cut your own hair? Or fix your own brakes? How about self-diagnose and treat an illness? I only tried cutting my own hair once when I … Continue reading