03 Oct 2010

Bank of America Stops Foreclosed

Bank of America has forclosed upon themselves!  Due to a large problem they have had in reviewing foreclosure documents, they have temporarily stopped foreclosing on homes.  Read below: Bank of America is delaying foreclosures in 23 states — including Indiana — because of possible problems with paperwork, the third major servicer to take such action […]

03 Oct 2010

July bankruptcy filings

August Bankruptcy Filings Down 8% From July But Still On Record Pace Historically, August bankruptcy filings are usually less than July. This July we saw an 8% drop in consumer bankruptcy filings across the nation. This statistic does not mean that we are in a recovery, and please don’t assume anything than it is just […]

18 Sep 2010

Thankfully, Bankruptcy Is Still Available

This economy stinks. According to an article I read in the Baltimore Sun, more Americans are living in poverty and without health care. The good news, Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 personal consumer bankruptcy is still available to all Marylanders. Call or e-mail us if you need a Maryland Bankruptcy attorney to help you choose […]

14 Sep 2010

Motherhood and Bankruptcy

I saw this today and thought it was a really informative article and wanted to pas it on to any readers of the Maryland Bankruptcy Center blog: MOTHERHOOD AND BANKRUPTCY In most discussions of bankruptcy, there are few mentions of the rising costs of motherhood/parenthood, especially considering the current economic state of affairs, whereby families […]

14 Sep 2010

Top Five Reasons People File Bankruptcy

When you are experiencing a financial crisis you may feel like you are the only one in that situation. The reality is that many people are feeling the current financial crunch for one reason or another. So whether you live in Maryland or any other part of the country, you are not alone! The following […]

12 Sep 2010

Rise in Maryland Bankruptcy Filings in 2010

BUSINESS Bankruptcy cases rise nearly 36 percent in state By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | August 23, 2010 Bankruptcy filings jumped nearly 36 percent in Maryland in the past year, continuing a recession-era trend of double-digit growth in cases, a federal courts report shows. The increase in Maryland, including business and individual bankruptcy cases, […]

12 Sep 2010

New Bankruptcy Laws Not a Barrier to Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

I was looking around the web this morning for interesting articles on consumer Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, and debt relief in general, and I found this intersting article from the Washington Post in 2008. This was written BEFORE the recession and unemployment really hit us hard, but it still applies. Some people think […]

12 Sep 2010

Full Disclosure Required When You File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Some people say that famous people can get away with anything. This article shows that this is not true. One of the New Jersey housewives (ironically, one who I actually ran into while visiting the Borgata Hotel this summer in Atlantic City!), recently filed Chapter 7 Bankruptcy recently, and what follows is an article written […]

12 Sep 2010

Personal Bankruptcy Filings

Consumer debt is consistent with bankruptcy filings. Research by the Federal Reserve indicates that household debt is at a record high relative to disposable income. Some analysts are concerned that this unprecedented level of debt might pose a risk to the financial health of American households. A high level of indebtedness among households could lead […]

15 Aug 2010

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy – The Process

Hi folks.  Most people who need to file Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Maryland have heard of it, and no a little bit about it, but don’t know how it works.   Well, here it is, the process, which is pretty much the same in every case. Once you decide that you want to file Chapter 7 […]