Divorce and debt typically go hand-in-hand. The interplay of bankruptcy and domestic support obligations can be complex. What follows is a brief overview of the impact a bankruptcy has on you if you are the person paying the obligation or the person receiving the support payment. Person Paying Child Support/Alimony Files Bankruptcy In Nebraska, you…

  When faced with the prospect of bankruptcy, you want reassurance, knowing what will happen with your property. In an overwhelming majority of Chapter 7 bankruptcies, the person filing retains all property, including tools of trade, jewelry, and household goods. In Nebraska, there are laws called exemptions that you can use to protect your property…

    When faced with the prospect of bankruptcy, you want reassurance, knowing what will happen with your property. In an overwhelming majority of Chapter 7 bankruptcies, the person filing retains all of his or her property, including bank accounts, tax refunds, and retirement accounts. In Nebraska, there are laws called exemptions that you can…

  When faced with the prospect of bankruptcy, you want reassurance, knowing what will happen with your property. In an overwhelming majority of Chapter 7 bankruptcies, the person filing retains all of his or her property, including house and vehicle. In Nebraska, there are laws called exemptions that you can use to protect your real…

In Nebraska, most home foreclosures start with the mortgage company filing a Notice of Default with the Register of Deeds in the county where the home is located. The homeowner then receives the Notice of Default by certified mail. Thirty (30) days after mortgage company files the Notice of Default, it will, through its attorney,…

Filing for bankruptcy does not have to be stressful. Hiring an experienced bankruptcy attorney can ensure that your path towards a fresh start is a smooth one. Getting Started The first step is to schedule a free initial consultation with one of our experienced bankruptcy attorneys. During the consultation, the attorney will listen to your…

We are all guilty of it. You go to Target for that one pack of batteries. Next thing you know, you’re at self-checkout, the total incrementally increasing as you scan each item and place it in the bag. Before you know it, you’ve spent $30. Some days it is $15. Other days it is $50….

Nebraska farmland spreads out in beige-grey sheets all around us. Cows graze in the winter cornfields.  Grain elevators pepper the vistas like statuesque farmers awaiting a harvest. The terrain looks like it is bracing for a dark stormy winter with gusts of winds approaching 50 mph. On our trip from Omaha to Davenport, Nebraska, my…

With the year coming to an end, you may be delving into your finances. Your financial health and wellbeing may soon be at the top of your newly minted New Year’s Resolution list. A bankruptcy fresh start may be the fix that you are looking for to jump start your financial wellness plan. One of…

“I think the toilet is leaking,” my wife tells me as I walk into our house after work. She requests that I go double-check. In my infinite wisdom, I flush the toilet and water begins leaking at the base. During the past two weeks, the tank had started to wobble, but I largely ignored it….