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Who Can View My Bankruptcy Record and Why Does it Matter?

Filing a personal bankruptcy case is public record. Your case, however, is not something that the general public can obtain easily. Although various websites provide this information, they’re not as easy to access as you would think. Most of these sites require paid subscriptions - something that most people will not find valuable.

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3 Foreclosure Myths You Should Ignore

If you currently face the personal and financial challenges of keeping your home, you may be looking at a foreclosure. Ron Lundquist, Attorney at Law, can help you find relief during tough economic times. Like bankruptcy, myths swirl around foreclosure making it difficult for you to separate fact from fiction. I can help you get accurate information so that you make wise decisions during the foreclosure process. My legal team has put together these five common foreclosure myths that you need to avoid. If you have any further questions, feel free to call our Eagan, MN office.

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Yes! You Can Recover From a Bankruptcy: Here’s How.

If you’ve recently filed for bankruptcy, you may feel thoroughly drained and hopeless. The good news is that there’s light at the end of the tunnel. There’s nothing permanent about a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. And while you may feel downtrodden at the moment, it won’t take long for you to get back on your feet. Below are some of the tips on how you can overcome a bankruptcy. If you need further advice, please contact my office. Together, we can get you on the road to recovery.

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5 Questions to Ask a Bankruptcy Attorney

Before you begin the process of filing bankruptcy, you’ll need to hire a skilled bankruptcy attorney to go over all the paperwork. Only an attorney can make sure you are protected through this challenging processing. Below are some questions that will come up during our first meeting. I recommend that you write down a list of other questions you may have during our session as well. I am here to answer your questions and help you in any way I can.

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Bankruptcy and Divorce: What You Need to Know

It’s difficult for anyone to go through divorce and bankruptcy at the same time. If you are trying to juggle both at the same time, you’ll need an experienced attorney at law to get you through the proceedings. At The Minnesota Bankruptcy Center, I provide sound legal counsel for clients who plan to file a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. I can lighten your load and help you navigate through the bankruptcy so that it goes smoothly. Before you commit to a bankruptcy, there are some things you should consider:

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4 Things You Should Not Do During a Bankruptcy

A big mistake you should never do without proper legal advice before filing bankruptcy is transferring money or property out of your name. Sometimes such steps are advisable but they have to be correctly planned in advance. Such transfers are usually completely unnecessary anyway, since it very rare that clients lose property in a bankruptcy. The exemptions that exist to protect property in bankruptcy are generous.

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Credit Cards After Bankruptcy

Recovering from bankruptcy will happen sooner and easier than you think. The key is to re-establish your credit on all fronts. For instance, you’ll want to build your credit score back up so that you can apply for a car loan, a home loan, or attract a lender for a personal loan. The best place to start to rebuild your credit may be in applying for a secured credit card.

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Bankruptcy Misconceptions

One of the most misunderstood concepts in personal or business finance is bankruptcies. Unfortunately, many people will make costly mistakes, because they did not learn the facts about bankruptcies. Below are some of the most common misconceptions and how to avoid them.

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How Exactly Does Bankruptcy Help?

When people arrive in my office, it’s often as a last resort. They’ve fought hard to try to stay afloat financially, but the waters of debt are rising too quickly. In many years as a bankruptcy attorney, I’ve seen countless individuals and families get the help they need from filing bankruptcy. So, how exactly does bankruptcy help?

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How Bankruptcy Really Affects Your Credit

For many people, credit is a very personal thing, and the idea of filing for bankruptcy can be quite intimidating. Often, for those considering it, they wonder how bankruptcy affects their credit. Well, with over 20 years experience as a bankruptcy attorney, I can confidently say that it doesn’t have to be an intimidating process, especially with help. While it’s true, bankruptcy does affect your credit score; it doesn’t leave the long term black mark that you might expect. Let’s take a look at how it does affect your credit.

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