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December 2017 Archives

Michigan bankruptcy law: the average American has how much debt?

Debt is not something that most people like to talk about. No one wants family and friends to know if they are struggling. The truth is, though, the average American has quite a bit of debt. Michigan residents who find themselves unable to get their finances under control can turn to an experienced bankruptcy law attorney for help.

Divorce law rulings can be appealed

When a divorce case goes to court because a couple cannot agree on a final settlement, a judge gets to make all the final decisions. This may not seem right sometimes, and not everyone may agree with their court-ordered settlements. Whether one resides in Michigan or elsewhere, a divorce law ruling can be appealed if one disagrees with it.

Michigan bankruptcy law: Managing credit card debt

Quite a few Michigan residents have some level of credit card debt. It happens. In fact, it is believed that most Americans carry at least a few thousand dollars in credit card debt. What options are available to such individuals? Is turning to a bankruptcy law attorney for help always necessary?

Do you qualify for Michigan Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

If you've reached a point where your financial obligations outpace your ability to handle them, you may need to consider filing bankruptcy. For many people with a lot of medical debt, credit card debt or accounts in collections, bankruptcy can offer relief from collections activity and a fresh start for building a better financial future. If you're considering bankruptcy, one of the first decisions you'll make will be whether to pursue Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy.

Michigan family law: Gig income and child support

Millions of Americans work gig-type jobs. These are contract jobs that some use for their full-time employment and others use to supplement their income. In either case, any income earned is income that can be counted when figuring out a child support order. Unfortunately, many gig workers try to hide their earnings. When this happens, parents in Michigan who are requesting child support can turn to a family law attorney for help in achieving a fair support order.

Bankruptcy law and medical bills

There are many Michigan residents who have suffered medical setbacks that have cost them a fortune. Sometimes, medical providers are willing to offer payment plans in order to help people pay their bills. However, some providers will not be so forgiving. Those who are drowning in medical debt may turn to a bankruptcy law attorney who may be able to assist them in seeking economic relief.

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