In the news: Legal Clinics

Attorney Michelle Angell was spotted in the news.  Attorney Angell, is a long-term volunteer with Fox Valley Technical College’s free public legal clinics. Her work with the clinics was cited in the Post Crescent in January 2017. http://www.postcrescent.com/story/news/2017/01/17/free-legal-options-expand-fox-cities/96414262/ […]

Wisconsin Means Testing

Bankruptcy laws enacted in 2005 required debtors to "pass" a means test before filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The means test is based upon your family size, geographical location, and income as determined by standards set by the IRS. The first part of the means test (currently Form 122A-1) looks solely upon the last six [...]

Federal Exemption Laws v. Wisconsin Exemption Laws

Bankruptcy Myth - You will lose all of your property when you file bankruptcy Short Answer - Not likely. The Bankruptcy Code requires the debtor to disclose all of their assets to the Court and the Trustee. This disclosure must accurately describe and give a reasonable value for their assets/property. Your assets include everything from [...]

Bankruptcy Hearings – Not as scary as you think

In most consumer bankruptcies (i.e. Chapter 7 and Chapter 13) you will only have one four-minute hearing your case. The hearing will be approximately 30 to 45 days after the date you file your bankruptcy. The hearing, which is mandatory, is called the 341 meeting of creditors and will be held in front of the [...]

Bankruptcy in Wisconsin

Wisconsin is divided into two districts. Your county of residence for the last 2 years will determine which district you may file in. The Eastern District of Wisconsin, which basically serves the right hand side of Wisconsin, is located in Milwaukee. The counties included in the Eastern District include: Brown, Calumet, Dodge, Door, Florence, Fond [...]

Bankruptcy basics

Don’t Delay in talking to an attorney: If you’re in financial trouble and feeling overwhelmed creditors can take advantage of you. You might ignore calls and have lawsuits against you and then you will have the debt on the State Court record and not just your credit report. By taking advantage of the free consult [...]

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