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 [...]
Angell Legal would like to congratulate Attorney Paul Swanson on his recent election to Wisconsin State Bar President - elect.
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 filings continue their downward trend in 2015. According to the American Bankruptcy Institute bankruptcy filings in Wisconsin and across the nation are down. In 2014, there were 20,672 filings of which 76% were Chapter 7s. In 2015, there were 18,455 filings of which 73% were Chapter 7s. Is it because the "millennial" generation is [...]
Politicians would have you think that the United States’ financial worries are behind us. But the reality is that student loan debts are getting higher; the prospect of a job in your field after graduation is not often a reality and with lower wages the struggle to pay those loans becomes a burden that is [...]
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 [...]