Health Care Costs Leave Many Overwhelmed By Medical Debt

Health insurers and individuals who do not have health insurance coverage will spent around $2 trillion on health care costs in 2013.  This staggering expense has been the source of medical debt problems for countless Arizona residents. An unexpected medical condition that leaves a person unable to work can quickly lead to unmanageable debt.   [...]

By |2014-09-29T20:44:32+00:00September 29th, 2014|Bankruptcy Attorneys, Chapter 13, Medical Debts|0 Comments

Older Students May Need Debt Relief From Student Loans

For many people, a college education and student loans have long been synonymous. With student loan debt now at approximately One Trillion dollars and income levels for college degree holders down 14.7 percent, the stage has been set for college graduates entering a struggling economy to be overwhelmed by financial challenges. For many of them, [...]

By |2014-09-24T17:43:10+00:00September 24th, 2014|Chapter 13, Chapter 7, Personal Bankruptcy, Student Loans|0 Comments

Bankruptcy, Divorce and Home Ownership

During a divorce in Arizona and in other community-property states, the parties often decide that one person will keep the family home and continue making payments while the other person will sign over their interest on the home to their spouse. However, if one partner decides to file personal bankruptcy, the mortgage company might not [...]

What Happens When Someone Files For Bankruptcy

When someone living in Arizona files for bankruptcy, they are often doing so because of costly medical bills, having been laid off from a job or simply having a large amount of unsecured debt. There are enormous benefits to filing for personal bankruptcy, but it is not without its costs. After filing, people may need [...]

Preparing For A New Life After Personal Bankruptcy

Arizona residents faced with the difficult prospect of bankruptcy may be interested in some tips for rebuilding credit and recovering from the emotional toll that bankruptcy can take. Bankruptcy is meant to help someone overcome their debt. With time, support and some smart financial moves, it should be possible to ensure a smooth transition out [...]

New Bill Would Help Families Burdened By Medical Debt

The Accuracy in Reporting Medical Debt Act was a new bill that had been introduced in Congress in 2013 aimed at protecting consumers from inaccurate reporting of medical debt to credit bureaus. An estimated 10 percent of all insurance claims are processed incorrectly. Debt collectors often use information about medical debt that is false, incomplete [...]