Non-Exempt Equity and Bankruptcy

Non-Exempt Equity and Bankruptcy
 What is non-exempt equity why do I can about it in bankruptcy?  In order to answer this question, a few terms need to be defined.  First, equity is the value property has beyond any amount owed.  Second, non-exempt means there...
November 1, 2016
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Worried About Filing Bankruptcy?

Worried About Filing Bankruptcy?
Many people worry about what happens if they file bankruptcy.  The worry about what will happen to their house, or their car.  The worry about their credit or income.  There is just a lot of worrying involved, which is ironic,...
October 21, 2016
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Deed or Deed of Trust?

Deed or Deed of Trust?
When I meet with clients for the first time, I almost always ask if they own their house.  Sometimes the response is, "No, I'm still paying for it."  When that happens, I try to explain to that person the difference...
July 27, 2016
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Bank accounts when filing bankruptcy

Bank accounts when filing bankruptcy
If you are preparing to file a bankruptcy case, you will find us reminding you that you must ensure your bank account balances are low.  I know that is a “easy” matter for most people – most clients will tell...
July 14, 2016
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Purchasing a car during/after bankruptcy

Purchasing a car during/after bankruptcy
Often times, our clients are very concerned about how bankruptcy will affect their ability to purchase a car either after a Chapter 7 case or during a Chapter 13 case (generally when their current car "dies" on them).  Chapter 7...
July 7, 2016
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Kansas protects your home from creditors – in some cases Missouri does too!

Kansas protects your home from creditors – in some cases Missouri does too!
Kansas lets you protect your home from creditors, but in some cases Missouri does too! Many people know that in Kansas, your house is always safe from creditors (other than the IRS and mortgage loans). After all, that's one major...
June 20, 2016
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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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