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Bankruptcy for Senior Citizens: Older Clients Have Unique Needs

Guest Post Written by Atlanta Bankruptcy Lawyer, Jonathan Ginsberg Bankruptcy lawyers throughout the country report a significant increase in the number of seniors seeking federal bankruptcy protection. In my Atlanta area bankruptcy practice, I speak to retirees frequently about debt issues and I have filed cases–usually under Chapter 7–for many of these folks. Not surprisingly,…

Domestic Support Obligations in Bankruptcy (Part Three)

Written by Charleston Bankruptcy Attorney, Russell A. DeMott In parts one and two of “Domestic Support Obligations in Bankruptcy,” I explained what a domestic support obligation was and that it’s something you can’t discharge in bankruptcy, regardless of whether you file a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. In this post, I’ll address the how…

Domestic Support Obligations in Bankruptcy (Part Two)

Written by Charleston Bankruptcy Attorney, Russell A. DeMott In “Domestic Support Obligations in Bankruptcy (Part One),” I discussed the Bankruptcy Code’s definition of a domestic support obligation (we’ll call it a “DSO”).   In this post, I’ll address two important bankruptcy considerations regarding DSOs.   First, they are non-dischargeable in any chapter of the Bankruptcy…