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Get Bankruptcy Advice Even If You Have No Intention To File

Getting timely bankruptcy advice is helpful even if you have no intention to file for bankruptcy relief. If you are dealing with more than $ 10,000 in unsecured debt and want to know all of your options, a respected bankruptcy attorney should be the first financial adviser to call.

“How Much Do You Charge To File Bankruptcy”

What does a Rhode Island Bankruptcy Cost? An experienced bankruptcy lawyer should quote you a fee tailored to the complexity of your case. There is no one-price-fits-all because every case is different. Be skeptical of any attorney who quotes you a fee without first taking the time to understand your situation.

Bankruptcy for RI Seniors

Bankruptcy Relief For RI Seniors “An increasing number of Americans aged 65 and older are declaring bankruptcy,” writes Reuters in a recent report. “Those aged 65 and older represented seven percent of bankruptcy filers in 2007, a mind-boggling jump from 1991. They are easily the ‘fastest-growing age demographic…’” The sad fact is that many older […]

Bankruptcy Laws Can Protect Your House

In a recent video by ABC6 News, it was suggested that a person could lose their house if they file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy.  While there are limits to how much equity can be protected, the statement was misleading. The process is actually easy to understand and is designed to protect most homeowners who need bankruptcy relief.  […]

Interview by ABC6 News: Filing Bankruptcy in Rhode Island

Bankruptcy Interview ABC Channel 6

Here is a link to a recent news story about when you should consider bankruptcy as an option for debt relief.  ABC6 News: Filing Bankruptcy in Rhode Island   The only part of the story that should be clarified is that while a Chapter 7 bankruptcy limits the amount of equity you can protect in a […]

RI Bankruptcy Means Test

Since 2005, the bankruptcy “Means Test” has been used to determine who qualifies for  Chapter 7 bankruptcy relief here in Rhode Island.  It acts as a “gatekeeper”.  The Means Test attempts to measure the cost of living in Rhode Island and how your gross income compares to that of other families of the same size. The test […]