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Archive for August 2015

Which Debts Are Dischargeable When Filing Bankruptcy?

Dischargeable Debts when Filing for Bankruptcy The point of filing for bankruptcy is to have as many of your debts as possible discharged, or “written off” so that you, and maybe your spouse or your whole family, can start anew. However, as many bankruptcy attorneys will tell you, not all of your debts can be discharged. The two different types…

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American History of Bankruptcy

History of Bankruptcy Law Last week we introduced the origin of bankruptcy and the history of how it came to be what it is today. This week we are going to dive deeper into the progression and how bankruptcy laws today have become what they are. When the Constitution was signed in 1787, it empowered Congress to pass uniform…

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