Archive for month: August, 2011

Do you really need an attorney to file your bankruptcy?

The short simple answer to this question is yes, yes, yes.   The specific reasons are set forth below. Why do you need an attorney to file your bankruptcy petition? Bankruptcy is a complex area of the law.  Bankruptcy law is comprised of a convoluted mix of federal and state laws, case law and local rule.  […]

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Consequences of Defaulting on Your Federal Student Loans

If you took out a federal student loan to pay for your education and like many young Americans find yourself currently unemployed and unable to repay your loans you could be facing some serious consequences. What recourse does the government have to collect on defaulted student loans? Seizing Tax Refunds One action the government can take […]

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