How does Chapter 11 work?

Chapter 11 bankruptcy is similar to Chapter 13 in that each involves a reorganization of your debt to pay off creditors over time. However, unlike Chapter 13 bankruptcy, Chapter 11 is available to businesses as well as individuals. In that respect, it is similar to...

Credit cards: Before and after bankruptcy

Millions of people in New York and across the United States live with credit card debt. According to the 2019 study of credit card debt in American households, citizens reached $466.2 billion in card balances carried from month to month. This showed a 37% increase...

Is this a sign of nursing home neglect?

Hearing the many news stories focused on abuse or neglect at nursing facilities likely leaves you feeling concerned for your own loved one. Unfortunately, it is impossible to determine where or when neglect may occur. Noticing red flags can help you react quickly if...

Why do inheritance disputes happen?

Knowing that you have planned your end-of-life affairs can remove some of the angst of growing older. Naming beneficiaries and having the peace of mind that those you care about will receive your assets can provide satisfaction and comfort. Despite your best efforts,...

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