Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy filing fee increases

I just received a memo from the United States Bankruptcy Court indicating that the filing fees for bankruptcy cases will be increasing effective June 1, 2014.<span style="font-family: "Calibri","sans-serif"; font-size: 11.0pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family: "Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-bidi; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-language: EN-US;...

X is for ….X-ray Bankruptcy Chicago

X.  Not many words start with X, and even fewer are related to bankruptcy.
So, I'll keep this bankruptcy post short.
Bankruptcy court is located in the federal building in Chicago, IL . 219 S. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60604 The Dirksen Federal Building.   Bankruptcy section 341 meetings are held here too in Chicago.

You have to put your belongings through an X-Ray machine to get into the building.   The metal detectors are sensitive too, so take off those belts, large watches,...

Bankruptcy Questions and answers

Here is an updated bankruptcy question and answer session. As you can see there are many bankruptcy issues that can sway a case one way or another. Hold tight, here we go.

Chapter 7 and Lump sum SSDI payment

My daughter applied for SSDI over 2 1/2 years ago. Her husband left her 2 years ago. Their divorce comes up in March. She just received a lump sum payment from Social Security for her disability. She has not paid any of her credit...