Monthly Archives: January 2020

What debtors must do in a Chapter 13 proceeding

Michigan residents and others who file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy protection may be able to consolidate or reorganize debts without losing property. However, they still have many obligations to their creditors even if their bankruptcy petitions are approved. For instance, they must submit a payment plan with their petition and stick to it for either […]

Debtor obligations to achieve bankruptcy discharge of debts

Excessive medical bills, job loss and other situations sometimes send debtors in Michigan to bankruptcy court. Bankruptcy laws generally provide a path out of financial hardship, but people filing for bankruptcy protection must comply with necessary requirements to gain a general discharge of debts. Some types of debts, however, may remain active because they do […]