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Michigan bankruptcy law: The financial effects of health issues

Most people do not escape this life without dealing with a few health issues along the way -- some experiencing more than others. Those who do not financially prepare to tackle those issues may find themselves facing economic problems as well as their physical ailments. According to a recent report, most people, Michigan residents included, cannot afford the consequences that follow a serious medical problem. Thankfully, bankruptcy law may be able to bail them out and help them get back on their feet financially.

Debt affects your wallet and your relationships

Quite a few Michigan residents are struggling to stay afloat financially. There are a number of reasons for this, and each individual's debt story is unique to them. No matter how one got into debt, most people who find themselves struggling economically often find that their romantic lives suffer as well. At least, that is what a recently published article would have people believe.

Michigan bankruptcy law: Gen Xers drowning in debt

Money problems affect adults of all ages. Sometimes, no matter what one does, debt just cannot be overcome without a little help. Currently, Gen Xers in Michigan and across the country are said to have the most nonmortgage debt than any other age group. Bankruptcy law may be able to help individuals in this age group regain control of their financial situations.

Michigan bankruptcy law: Calculating a Chapter 13 payment amount

Michigan residents who do not qualify for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy but who would still like to benefit from a bankruptcy filing may pursue a Chapter 13. Like Chapter 7, unsecured debts can be discharged with an approved Chapter 13 petition. The big difference is that with Chapter 13 bankruptcy law, filers are required to make payments to creditors for a set period of time before debt discharge will happen.

Bankruptcy law may help those living paycheck to paycheck

Living paycheck to paycheck is something that many Michigan residents from all different career backgrounds do. If any unexpected expenses arise, it can put them in a hole from which they may struggle to get out of. When that happens, bankruptcy law benefits may work in their favor.

Bankruptcy law and other options for getting out of debt

When drowning in debt, one's financial situation can feel hopeless. There are things that Michigan residents can do to turn this type of situation around. It is just a matter of taking stock of where one is at and then choosing the option -- whether that involves utilizing bankruptcy law or other debt relief tactics -- that would be of most benefit.

Michigan bankruptcy law: Credit card debt out of control?

Numerous Michigan residents have credit card debt, and many of them are struggling to pay it down. This is not just a Michigan problem; it is actually a nationwide problem. Those whose credit card debt is out of control may turn to bankruptcy law for relief.

Michigan bankruptcy law: Debt around the holidays

The holiday season is here. For some Michigan residents, this means added financial stress. Numerous individuals go further into debt around the holidays by charging gifts and hoping to pay off their credit card bills eventually. Unfortunately, some find that extremely difficult to do, thanks to their already tight economic situations. A bankruptcy law attorney may be able to help such individuals achieve the debt relief they desire.

How can Chapter 13 bankruptcy law help me

Michigan residents who have found themselves in difficult financial positions often do not know what to do to fix the situation. There are a number of debt relief options out there, but they are not sure which will best suit their needs. This week, this column will address Chapter 13 bankruptcy law and how it can help a number of people achieve the financial relief that they need.

Michigan bankruptcy law: Looking for foreclosure defense options?

While fewer Michigan residents are facing foreclosure now compared to years past, it is still an issue for some. If you are on the brink of losing your home, you may wonder what foreclosure defense options are available to you. This is where a bankruptcy law attorney may be able to help.

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