Category Archives: Joint-Filing

If I Am Filing for Bankruptcy but My Spouse Is Not, Do I Need to Provide His or Her Income Information?

It is perfectly feasible for a married individual to file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy without his or her spouse doing the same thing.

However, there are points at which your non-filing spouse will be required to participate in your bankruptcy filing.

To read more on this topic, click here to read our full article on the new Michigan Bankruptcy Blog of The Hilla Law Firm, PLLC.

If you are a southeast Michigan resident and are considering filing for bankruptcy, please contact us at (866) 674-2317 or john@hillalaw.com to schedule a free, initial consultation.

What Happens to My Tax-Return if I File Bankruptcy?

It’s that time of the year again, and one of the most often overlooked aspects of a prospective bankruptcy filer’s financial picture is the tax return that is expected but not yet received. It is a common misperception that, when you file for bankruptcy, the bankruptcy trustee and court are concerned only the past and the present state of your financial affairs. In fact, in many ways, they are just as concerned with future alterations to your finances.

To read more, read our full blog on the topic of tax refunds and bankruptcy in Michigan here on the new Michigan Bankruptcy Blog of The Hilla Law Firm, PLLC.

If you are a southeast Michigan resident and are considering filing for bankruptcy, please contact us at (866) 674-2317 or john@hillalaw.com to schedule a free, initial consultation.

Am I Eligible for a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

The question of eligbility in a Michigan Chapter 13 bankruptcy is not generally as difficult a question as it is in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, but still, there are individuals who are not eligible for a Chapter 13 bankruptcy based upon the amount of debt that they have and other considerations.

To read more click here to read our full blog post on Michigan Chapter 13 bankruptcy eligibility on the new Michigan bankruptcy blog of The Hilla Law Firm, PLLC.

To visit our primary website, visit us at Michigan Bankruptcy Attorney here.

If you are a Michigan resident, you may also contact us directly at (866) 674-2317 or john@hillalaw.com to schedule a free, initial consultation.