I didn’t list a creditor in my bankruptcy. Is it discharged?

As a southwest Michigan bankruptcy attorney, my clients look to me to answer all of their debt related questions. Not infrequently, after a bankruptcy is discharged, clients tell me they received a bill from a creditor or debt collection company that my client didn’t know about, and,

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Chapter 13 Bankruptcy and Michigan schools refund

Back in December 2017, the Supreme Court of Michigan ordered that teachers and other school personnel are due $554 million in ruling that a 2010 law deducting a 3 percent retirement health care contribution was unconstitutional.  Sounds great.  But how does that impact people who are in

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Tax Season Tip From Niles, MI Bankruptcy Attorney

This time of year, a tax refund is often a long awaited help to the financially distressed.  It is no different here in Berrien County, Michigan for those thinking of filing bankruptcy.  Often times, people rely on loans from mom or dad to help them pay the

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