19th Mar 2014

Peter T. Mooney

One of the most common questions I am asked is “what is the difference between a chapter 7 bankruptcy and a chapter 13 bankruptcy?” Some clients who have done their own online investigation are certain that they want to file … more

3rd Mar 2014

Peter T. Mooney

A question clients always ask about bankruptcy: can i keep my home? I understand that the thought of losing everything that you have worked for is terrifying. Yet surprisingly, very few of my clients lose their home (or any property) … more

14th Feb 2014

Peter T. Mooney

In our initial meeting, my clients almost always begin the conversation with an explanation of the events leading to their financial difficulties. and the various methods they have employed to try to repay their debts.  One very common question is … more

30th Jan 2014

Peter T. Mooney

As a bankruptcy attorney, I seldom meet a client who does not have noble intentions of repaying their debts.  However, it is this noble attempt to repay debts that can often result in additional, and otherwise avoidable, financial trouble for … more

13th Jan 2014

Peter T. Mooney

Chances are that your question was spurred by one of the following reasons: You have just received a lawsuit for an unpaid debt owed to a credit card company or for unpaid medical bills. You have had your wages or … more

19th Dec 2013

Peter T. Mooney

Here are 10 myths about the Chapter 7 bankruptcy, Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and Chapter 13 Michigan bankruptcy laws: 1. You Cannot File Bankruptcy Under The New Law Many people believe that the new bankruptcy law passed in 2005 essentially made … more