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What can't Bankruptcy do for Me?

There are some debts that bankruptcy will not help you with:

  • Generally bankruptcy will not help you against a secured creditor, unless you are willing to relinquish the security interest. This may be a good option for an upside down property or mortgage where the asset is worth substantially less than the amount that is owed on the loan.
  • A bankruptcy will not help you eliminate alimony or child support obligations
  • Generally you cannot wipe out student loans, unless you have an undue hardship so that would would not be able to use the training you received.
  • A bankruptcy will not often let you eliminate tax debt. Although you may be able to reduce it in some situations.
  • A bankruptcy will not eliminate debts that are not included in the bankruptcy.
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After years of trying to protect my assets from creditors, I was shocked to find out that my assets were unprotected in ways I had never considered. Not only had I placed my assets at risk from my mother's creditors, but I had placed my assets at risk from other family members who were intent on manipulation. When my mother died, I discovered that a family member had changed my mother's estate planning documents. Mr. Goldman and his team were able to explain what went wrong and successfully defended my position in court. During the case, I learned that I could have had much better protection from family and creditors, thus avoiding years of litigation and undue familial stress. When it comes to protecting your assets and your family, I would highly recommend hiring Mr. Goldman and his team. Bill H.
As a real estate agent, I have been involved with many property transactions where I needed a probate attorney to help facilitate the transaction. I have used the services of Mr. Goldman and his staff over the last several years and continue to use them on a regular basis. His office has been able to navigate the court system and help estates sell their property quickly and efficiently. In addition, Mr. Goldman can help real estate investors structure trusts to protect their assets from creditors. Michael Starling
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