Category Archives for "Financial Problems"

Sep 22

Bars and Restaurants Could be Facing Fines…

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy , Chapter 13 Bankruptcy , Financial Problems , General Bankruptcy

What will happen when they file bankruptcy? Dane County is warning bars and restaurants that it will soon be imposing fines for violations of its various health code orders imposed in connection with COVID-19.  Already struggling establishments must now enforce limited capacity orders, mask requirements, and social distancing restrictions.  Many find it is difficult to […]

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Apr 28

How to Prepare for the Post-Pandemic Legal World

Blog , Financial Problems

Many lawyers are worried about the future.  They are worried about their practices, which are their businesses, and whether they can survive the current pandemic.  Others are confident that they can keep their practices intact, or at least continue at a reduced level, but are concerned about what the future will look like.  How will […]

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Mar 17

What Do I Do If My Business Has Financial Problems

Blog , Business Debt , Chapter 12 Bankruptcy , Chapter 13 Bankruptcy , Declaring Bankruptcy , Financial Problems , General Bankruptcy

One of the least asked questions startup entrepreneurs ask themselves is, “What will I do if the business has financial problems?”  There are lots of seminars and courses that talk about business plans, marketing, operations, and accounts receivable management, but rarely do these seminars or courses address how the entrepreneur should deal with financial difficulties.  […]

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Sep 21

Money Issues We Don’t Talk About; But Really Should

Blog , Credit & Credit Scores , Creditors & Credit Cards , Declaring Bankruptcy , Financial Problems , General Bankruptcy

We don’t talk about things that make us feel uncomfortable, and many people are very uncomfortable talking about their financial problems.  Often, people with such problems will hide all evidence of financial distress. Some people do this with a misguided sense of protecting their loved ones.  If I don’t tell my spouse about the problems […]

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Sep 21

Will my doctor (or dentist or landlord or friend that I owe money to) get notice of the bankruptcy?

Blog , Debt Collection , Declaring Bankruptcy , Financial Problems , General Bankruptcy

Yes.  The court will mail a notice to all creditors.  That notice will show the names of the debtor(s), the filing date, and the date set for the Meeting of Creditors.  It will also show the deadline by which any creditor may file a request to have the discharge denied or to object to the […]

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Sep 01

Steps to Take When You See Your Debt Mounting Before It Gets Out of Control

Blog , Business Debt , Debt Collection , Declaring Bankruptcy , Financial Problems , General Bankruptcy

  How can you tell if your debt is out of control? There are various signs that a person has too much debt.  These indicators include the following: You don’t know the balances on your accounts.   You have made minimum payments for three or more successive months.  This signals an inability to reduce the […]

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