no money for taxes

To better understand bankruptcy and taxes a little background information is needed; it then becomes more clear why bankruptcy and taxes are so enter twined. First you have to understand that bankruptcy is made possible because of federal laws, and the federal government is made possible because of tax dollars. Why would the government try to give you a perk when you really need the help?

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So I have touched on this topic in prior posts but I get asked this question from time to time: Can I file bankruptcy without a lawyer?  My reply is usually you can but why would you want too?  You need to know that filing personal bankruptcy under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 takes careful…

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The U.S. Bankruptcy Court is part of the United States Federal Court System.  As of the writing of this blog there are 94 Bankruptcy Districts in the United States.  In all districts there is at least one siting bankruptcy court judge and a clerk of court.  Almost all federal bankruptcy districts have more than on…

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