Many Americans live paycheck to paycheck, so when an emergency happens, like an expected medical expense or a car repair, they don't have any extra cash to cover it. They may turn to a payday loan for help.
Is your New Year's resolution to finally face your debt? If so, meeting with a bankruptcy lawyer might be the best first step to take.
Owning a business is not for the faint of heart. While starting a successful business from the ground up can be one of the most rewarding experiences in life, there are many, many businesses that fail every year in Louisiana.
For many people facing serious debt problems, the last thing they want to do is take on a complicated legal process like filing for bankruptcy. But the truth is that, with the right lawyer on your side, filing for bankruptcy doesn't have to be stressful.
There is a lot of misinformation that gets passed around about bankruptcy. Are you falling for any of the myths that are out there?
If you are in your 20s or 30s and already have significant debt, you are certainly not alone. Research shows that two-thirds of millennials have long-term debt and a majority are struggling to repay it.
The short answer to this frequently-asked question is: Yes, it is often possible to file for bankruptcy protection and keep your home.