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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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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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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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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Paying Your Mortgage Through a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan: The Good News and The Bad News

Paying Your Mortgage Through a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan: The Good News and The Bad News
We help hundreds of our clients file Chapter 13 bankruptcies each year.  Some file to save their homes from foreclosure, others to save their cars from a repossession.  A handful file to provide enough time to pay all of their...
August 30, 2019
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Summer Overtime Blues

Summer Overtime Blues
Summer is here, and along with it often comes the opportunity to work overtime for seasonal industries such as construction and landscaping.  Working overtime can be great for your family's budget, but like any seemingly good thing, there can be...
July 7, 2017
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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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