Divorce causes some major adjustments. It can also provide an opportunity to reset financial priorities and gain a fresh new start. When contemplating or pursuing divorce, it’s advantageous to be familiar with how debts, assets, liabilities, and income can be impacted. This article briefly covers Wisconsin’s “no-fault” status and some key points about bankruptcy including…

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Industries and immigrants are the bedrock of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Over the years,the city has grown to 595,000 residents. The city has always been a great place of opportunity to live and work. Today, good wages and lower taxes rank Milwaukee as “one of the most affordable big cities to live in.” The area draws crowds…

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Wage garnishments are a legal remedy whereby a portion of your paycheck is withheld for payment of debt. Often through a court order, a creditor can legally take money from your paycheck to pay off a debt owed to them. If you’re receiving benefits such as stimulus checks, unemployment, or social security, this money is…

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Credit card debt is often accompanied by other serious debt problems. The two best options to get help with credit card bills and get out of debt involve filing bankruptcy. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is the only option to eliminate debt completely. This includes credit card debt, payday loans, personal loans, medical bills, etc. Chapter 13…

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In Wisconsin, and across the nation – federal and state government actions to support and protect consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic have run their course. People in every age group are looking for financial assistance.  Unemployment benefits and student loan forbearance are soon to follow. For many, credit card bills, rent and mortgage payments are…

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Bankruptcy Lawyer Fees Are Less Than Expected It is a common misconception that hiring a law firm must be expensive. On the contrary, Debt Advisors, has the perfect balance of experience and affordability. Anyone who requests one can receive a free initial consultation. Your lawyer will quickly determine whether Chapter 7, Chapter 13, or Wisconsin…

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We offer two main types of consumer bankruptcy at our Milwaukee office: Chapter 7 and Chapter 13.  Bankruptcy is a powerful tool to get out of debt. Conversely, it’s not for everyone. The process includes a Wisconsin bankruptcy means test, credit counseling, and the review of other financial documents.  To find out if bankruptcy will…

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Bad things happen to good people. Not all money related problems are related to bad budgeting or overspending. As a matter of fact, there are money challenges throughout life: Job loss, income reduction, divorce, healthcare expenses, etc. People can often overcome these situations through their willingness to make changes and perseverance. To regain control of…

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Due to the debt problems caused by COVID-19, household debts such as car notes, mortgages, credit cards, and medical bills have been proving more difficult to repay. Therefore, Wisconsin residents are facing “insolvency” at a higher pace.  We understand that “insolvent” is not a term that clients often use. However, because it may arise during…

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“Should I file bankruptcy during COVID?” We can say with confidence, that the longer creditors are on your back, the more debt increases, then the more stressful your situation becomes, and ultimately, the more difficult the problem is to resolve.  Don’t wait to file bankruptcy. The full financial impact of the current pandemic could last…

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