bankruptcy affect job

November 3, 2018

You might not tell anyone at work that you’re filing for bankruptcy, but your employer could find out anyway. If that happens, is your job in jeopardy? The short answer is no – pursuing a bankruptcy claim cannot legally affect your current employment. However, depending upon your line of work, looking for a new job after […]

Bankruptcy Meeting of Creditors

October 19, 2018

A few weeks after you file for bankruptcy, the court will set a date for the meeting of creditors. You must appear at this hearing, as section 341 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code makes attendance mandatory. If you fail to show up, your case may be dismissed. The bankruptcy meeting of creditors, or 341 hearing, […]

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Stop a Car Repossession

October 12, 2018

Filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy can help you get back on track when you’re unable to pay your monthly bills. But can it stop a car repossession? Yes – but only temporarily. Your auto loan lender can obtain court permission to repossess your vehicle at any point. And if you aren’t making timely payments or […]