Bankruptcy to avoid judgment

Should you file bankruptcy to avoid judgment being entered against you?  Not an uncommon question around here.  First of all lets talk about what a judgment is all about: A judgment is the result when you are sued and either don’t respond to the lawsuit or lose the lawsuit. The judge, in finding in favor of… Continue reading Bankruptcy to avoid judgment

Bankruptcy to avoid lawsuit

Bankruptcy can be a valuable tool to stop a lawsuit.  It depends, of course, on what kind of bankruptcy you file and if your debts are dischargeable or nondischargeable.   Many people file what is called a preemptive bankruptcy where they file after being sued by a creditor but before a judgment is actually entered… Continue reading Bankruptcy to avoid lawsuit