Learning About Bankruptcy Proceedings

  • Don't Fall Victim To An Illegal Foreclosure

    30 June 2016

    Foreclosure is a difficult process that can make even the strongest person feel helpless. Know that you aren't helpless. While things may not be going as you had originally planned, this does not mean that all hope is lost. Even when you are going through a foreclosure – you still have legal rights. Sufficient Warning Even though the terms of your mortgage agreement likely stated that if you defaulted on the loan a foreclosure may be executed, this doesn't absolve the lender from warning you if they are going to take this action.

  • Two Ways Your Landlord Can Still Evict You After You File For Bankruptcy

    27 January 2016

    If you're behind on rent, it's usually just a matter of time before your landlord tries to evict you from the home. You can effectively stop an eviction attempt by filing for bankruptcy before your landlord can acquire an eviction order from the court. While the automatic stay makes it illegal for the landlord to put you out while it's in effect, there are actually two ways the person can circumvent the bankruptcy filing and still evict you.