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“Three Things Not To Do Before Filing Bankruptcy”

THREE THINGS NOT TO DO BEFORE FILING BANKRUPTCY Many times when I first meet with clients about a potential bankruptcy filing, I learn about various property transfers made and transactions they have recently engaged in.   While, in most cases, the transfers or...

“Bankruptcy Exemptions (Michigan) What Are They?

  BANKRUPTCY EXEMPTIONS  (MICHIGAN):  WHAT ARE THEY? In my prior Blog, I briefly described what bankruptcy exemptions are, how they are claimed, and then went into detail on the numerous, available, “federal” exemptions.  Since Michigan has not “opted out” of the...

“Bankruptcy Exemptions (Federal) What Are They?”

  BANKRUPTCY EXEMPTIONS (FEDERAL) WHAT ARE THEY? When an individual files for bankruptcy relief, they are principally interested in getting a discharge of most, if not all, of their debts.  (For more on the scope of the Bankruptcy Discharge, please check out my other...

“So, You Want to Get Your License Back”

  SO, YOU WANT TO GET YOUR LICENSE BACK? Over the years, a number of clients have come to me and the firm of Damon, Ver Merris, Boyko & Witte, PLC, requesting assistance in getting their operator’s (driver’s) license back.  In most cases the privilege to drive has...

“The Bankruptcy Process – Part II”

The Bankruptcy Process – Part II In my prior article, I walked through the initial steps in getting the required information, the need for an individual to take a pre-bankruptcy credit counseling course through an accredited credit counseling agency, and preparing the...

“The Bankruptcy Process – Part I”

The Bankruptcy Process – Part I I quite often get inquiries about “how do I file bankruptcy”?  This article is designed to answer this question, describe the process, and review what information and documents are needed for an individual bankruptcy filing. People...

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