Why File For Bankruptcy in Michigan?

by John PaceLast updated Oct 18, 2023Category: Bankruptcy FAQs
Why bankruptcy can give you a fresh start
  1. Debt Overload: Bankruptcy can provide relief when debt becomes overwhelming and unmanageable, offering a fresh start.
  2. Protection from Creditors: Filing for bankruptcy triggers an automatic stay, preventing creditors from pursuing collection efforts, such as wage garnishment or foreclosure.
  3. Elimination of Certain Debts: Chapter 7 bankruptcy, in particular, can discharge unsecured debts, like credit card balances and medical bills.
  4. Repayment Plan: Chapter 13 bankruptcy allows individuals to set up a manageable repayment plan for their debts over a specific period, typically three to five years.
  5. Foreclosure Prevention: Filing for bankruptcy can halt the foreclosure process, giving homeowners an opportunity to catch up on mortgage payments.
  6. Protection of Assets: Bankruptcy exemptions can safeguard certain assets, allowing you to retain them even in bankruptcy.
  7. Fresh Financial Start: Bankruptcy can provide individuals with a clean slate, helping them rebuild their credit and financial stability.
  8. Business Reorganization: Chapter 11 bankruptcy allows businesses to restructure their debts, reduce expenses, and continue operations.
  9. Prevent Harassment: Bankruptcy puts an end to creditor harassment, including incessant calls and threats.
  10. Medical Debt: Medical bills are a common reason for bankruptcy, as unexpected medical expenses can quickly lead to insurmountable debt.
  11. Divorce: The financial strain of divorce can lead to bankruptcy, as individuals navigate property division and support obligations.
  12. Tax Debts: Some tax debts may be dischargeable in bankruptcy, providing relief from overwhelming IRS obligations.
  13. Lawsuits and Judgments: Legal judgments or a significant lawsuit settlement can lead to bankruptcy, especially if the amount owed is substantial.

These are all important advantages of filing bankruptcy. We will look for the best options to fit your specific financial situation. Call our office at 989-799-8860 today.

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