How Will the Coronavirus Impact Us Financially? 

How Will the Coronavirus Impact Us Financially? 
How Will the Coronavirus Impact Us Financially? We already know about the devastating medical consequences of the Coronavirus.  We’ve also seen the social consequences as cities and states restrict movement, entertainment, and business operations. One of the effects we’re just...
March 20, 2020
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What if my mortgage payment increases while I’m in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

What if my mortgage payment increases while I’m in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
What if your mortgage payment increases while you're in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy? If you were not behind on your mortgage before you file bankruptcy, then you would just continue making your regular mortgage payments directly to the mortgage company. If...
March 12, 2020
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I’m Filing a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and Want to Buy a New Car – What Can I Do (and When)?

I’m Filing a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and Want to Buy a New Car – What Can I Do (and When)?
We’ve talked in the past about options for clients with cars as they enter bankruptcy.  But what happens if you are proceeding through a Chapter 7 bankruptcy and want to buy a car.  What do you do? Timing The first...
February 26, 2020
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Should I Close My Small Business If I Want to File a Bankruptcy?

Should I Close My Small Business If I Want to File a Bankruptcy?
We often consult with clients who own a small business in distress.  If the business is not profitable, a Chapter 11 reorganization may allow the business to start fresh by reorganizing its debts.  If the owner doesn’t want to continue...
February 10, 2020
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Missouri Bankruptcy Exemptions

Missouri Bankruptcy Exemptions
  Last month featured a blog on Kansas Exemptions and how they affect a Debtor’s bankruptcy. This blog will be highlighting some of the information from last month but also providing new information specific to Missouri bankruptcy exemptions. When a...
January 31, 2020
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Do I really need to file for bankruptcy if I’m only receiving Social Security?

Do I really need to file for bankruptcy if I’m only receiving Social Security?
There are many people we meet with initially who are only receiving Social Security benefits for their income. Most wonder if they even need to file for bankruptcy if they are only receiving social security. And to be blunt, some...
January 20, 2020
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I’m Filing for Bankruptcy.  What Can I Do With My Car(s)?

I’m Filing for Bankruptcy.  What Can I Do With My Car(s)?
We like to discuss goals in our free initial consultations.  After all, as financial counselors, we can’t effectively assist our clients if we don’t understand their goals.  When it comes to a car, we have a few options to consider....
January 10, 2020
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Real Estate Tax Assessments – How to protect your home

Real Estate Tax Assessments – How to protect your home
By Jeff Wagoner, W M Law President December isn’t just for holidays, it’s also for property taxes, especially real estate taxes.  County tax appraisers are supposed to re-appraise all real estate within their county each year, then the tax collector...
January 3, 2020
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Bankruptcy Exemptions in Kansas

Bankruptcy Exemptions in Kansas
When a Debtor files bankruptcy there are certain protections that they have. One of the protections afforded to Debtors is their right in a bankruptcy to “exempt” certain property. This means they can protect certain property from creditors. Each state...
December 20, 2019
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Bankruptcy and Tax Refunds

Bankruptcy and Tax Refunds
This time of year anyone that is considering filing bankruptcy needs to be aware of how bankruptcy impacts their potential tax refund. Potential Asset When filing bankruptcy, the Debtor has an obligation to list all of their assets.  That's easier...
December 12, 2019
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COVID-19 UPDATE

W M Law is open for business.

We are still providing customer service to our existing bankruptcy and estate planning clients and we are available for free initial consultations over the phone for new clients.

Existing clients can drop off documents at any of our 4 metro area offices. Simply call or email to let us know you will be dropping them off so we can retrieve them quickly.

Staff are still working at our Olathe office, payments can be made by calling 913-422-0909 or here on the website. Please feel free to email your attorney or our office staff with questions pertaining to your case.

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