If you are thinking about filing for bankruptcy, there are certain things
you must take into consideration before making your final decision. Not
all debt can be discharged through
bankruptcy. There are certain types of debt such as child support, alimony, most
student loans, certain taxes and court-ordered fines or penalties that
are not eligible for discharge through bankruptcy. Child support is a
financial obligation that an individual has towards his or her child.
Most child support arrangements come from divorce or family law proceedings
and are legal obligations that must be fulfilled, regardless of whether
or not an individual files for bankruptcy.
In many instances, the bankruptcy court will actually waive the automatic
stay before the bankruptcy has concluded, so that
wage garnishment or collection efforts to recover unpaid child support payments are allowed
to continue. There are also cases in which the court may find you liable
for any legal fees charged as a result of your unpaid child support. Hiring
a Queens bankruptcy attorney who you can trust to guide you through the
bankruptcy process and provide you with the representation you need is
essential to the successful outcome of your case.
For more than 15 years, our firm has been providing hard-hitting legal
counsel to those individuals seeking bankruptcy protection due to unpaid
debt. We are trained in all aspects of bankruptcy law and we are committed
to giving our clients aggressive legal support during this difficult time
in their lives. It does not matter what brought you to the point of considering
bankruptcy. What matters now is that you are taking action to do something
about your current financial situation and give yourself a fresh start.
Even though unpaid child support cannot be discharged during bankruptcy,
our lawyers will work hard to help you eliminate or significantly reduce
payments on your other outstanding debts so that you can better manage
your finances and be able to live within your means. We offer a free,
initial consultation where you will be able to discuss your case with
a Queen's bankruptcy lawyer, get the answers you seek and obtain advice
on how to proceed.
Contact Bronson Law Offices, P.C. as soon as possible to schedule your consultation.