• Do I REALLY Need a Bankruptcy Lawyer?

    … as the debtor. The bankruptcy process can be a long, stressful, and emotional time for the debtor and his or her family. Not only are you coping with your household’s financial difficulties, but you also have to make sure you complete the needed paperwork correctly, ensure that you don’t miss the 341 creditor meeting, remember to complete the credit…

    Michael West/ Law Office of Michael West- 25 readers -
  • Retirement Planning Through Bankruptcy

    … My husband is at it again; writing blog articles for me that is. Here are his thoughts on retirement planning and bankrutpcy: It surprises me that many people are not as concerned as retirement as I am. I guess my “normal” is just not quite aligned with other people’s “normal”. I recently heard of a friend of a friend, who took out a fairly…

    Christine Kingston/ Los Angeles Bankruptcy Law Monitor- 38 readers -
  • Pensions and Stock and Bonuses, Oh My!: Employee Benefits

    … to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Other statutes, including the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) also come into play, but to a lesser degree. Because these laws are difficult to understand on their own (let alone when combined), employee…

    Stephen Hoffman/ Hoffman Law Office, P.C.- 30 readers -