How Secured and Unsecured Debt Affect Bankruptcy

Last Updated on July 31, 2017

In Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, whether a debt is secured or unsecured makes a big difference. Different types of debts are treated differently in bankruptcy proceedings. Certain debts are eligible for discharge. In order to better understand the … Continue reading

What Happens to a Bankruptcy Case in the Event of the Debtor’s Death?

Last Updated on May 4, 2017

Death is something we simply cannot plan for. But what happens if debtor files for bankruptcy and dies before the discharge? Is the case automatically discharged? Are their heirs affected in any way and how? The answers to these questions … Continue reading