Who is Eligible to File for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy in Kansas City?

Who is Eligible to File for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy in Kansas City?
In today's economic climate, many individuals and couples find themselves facing overwhelming debt burdens. For those in such circumstances, understanding whether they are eligible to file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy can provide a path towards financial relief and stability. This...
February 14, 2024
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What are the Requirements for Confirmation of a Chapter 13 Plan?

What are the Requirements for Confirmation of a Chapter 13 Plan?
The journey through Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a pathway to financial recovery and stability. It's a process that embodies the spirit of compassionate guidance, offering individuals a chance to start anew. The confirmation of a Chapter 13 plan is a...
January 10, 2024
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Why Should I File a Chapter 13 Instead of a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

Why Should I File a Chapter 13 Instead of a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
Both Chapter 13 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy provide avenues for debt relief, but their processes, costs, and benefits differ considerably. Here's why one might consider to file the longer road of Chapter 13 instead of the swift resolution of Chapter...
December 20, 2023
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How Does Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Work?

How Does Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Work?
Bankruptcy, in any of its forms, can often be a complex and misunderstood process. However, Chapter 13 bankruptcy, specifically designed for individual consumers, offers a range of benefits that make it an appealing choice for many seeking financial relief. So,...
December 13, 2023
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What Happens When a Person in Bankruptcy Dies?

What Happens When a Person in Bankruptcy Dies?
When a person in bankruptcy dies, their debts are not passed to their heirs. Instead, the inheritance received by an heir may be reduced by the debts of the deceased. This means that creditors can still go after the property...
September 20, 2023
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How to Protect your Mortgage After Chapter 13 Discharge

How to Protect your Mortgage After Chapter 13 Discharge
If you have a mortgage on your residence and you decide to file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you may wonder what happens to your mortgage during and after your bankruptcy case. First, mortgages are not typically discharged through your Chapter...
July 17, 2023
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How Chapter 13 Bankruptcy can STOP Repossession & Lower Car Payments

How Chapter 13 Bankruptcy can STOP Repossession & Lower Car Payments
Dealing with overwhelming debt can be a stressful and challenging experience. If you're struggling to make your car payments and considering bankruptcy as an option, Chapter 13 bankruptcy can provide a viable solution. This blog post will explore how Chapter...
June 15, 2023
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Are Bankruptcies Increasing in 2023? Is Inflation to Blame?

Are Bankruptcies Increasing in 2023? Is Inflation to Blame?
According to Epiq News, all bankruptcies, consumers and commercial, has been increasing significantly during the first quarter of 2023. Chapter 7 cases increased 12%. Chapter 13 cases are up to 28% increase just in the first quarter. For commercial bankruptcies...
June 2, 2023
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Can Orders of the Bankruptcy Court be Appealed?

Can Orders of the Bankruptcy Court be Appealed?
One of our attorneys, Errin Stowell, recently had the opportunity to present oral arguments on a bankruptcy issue in front of the 8th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel. In his honor, let’s discuss how appeals to the bankruptcy court work. Appealing...
May 3, 2023
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How are Debts Handled under Different Bankruptcies?

How are Debts Handled under Different Bankruptcies?
Our firm files many Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases annually, which are liquidation cases that do not involve plans to reorganize debts over time. We also file numerous Chapter 13, Chapter 11, and 12 consumer bankruptcy cases, which involve plans to...
March 27, 2023
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