Can IRS debt be discharged in bankruptcy? We all should know that working people must file income tax returns each year.  However, often times people who will OWE the IRS money decide that it is best NOT to file their return, perhaps under the theory that the IRS gods will become angry if they see…

The Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) House of Delegates passed a resolution at its annual meeting held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on May 12, 2017 addressing required diversity training for attorneys. The Resolution urges the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to modify the Pennsylvania mandatory continuing legal education (MCLE) rules and regulations to include as a separate credit…

Although you may have heard that bankruptcy can help eliminate or reduce debts, you may not be sure how it works. If you are among the many Americans struggling to pay off debt, it would be helpful to know how a bankruptcy might be of assistance. In general, there are two kinds of debt: secured…

Although both types of bankruptcy may potentially help with foreclosure, one may be better over another. If you have fallen behind on your mortgage, you will likely face one of the scariest possibilities that debtors can face-the loss of your home. Although the situation is dire, you are not powerless. Filing bankruptcy can help your…

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorneys Poconos Many people are discouraged from filing Chapter 7 because of some widely held fallacies. If you are behind on your bills, you may have considered Chapter 7, but have stopped short of filing it because you have heard several things about it that may seem unappealing. However, since Chapter 7…

A totality of the circumstance test would provide more realistic test for bankruptcy discharge. One of the more vexing problems for individuals facing a bankruptcy is wondering if it do any good if they have a substantial amount of student loan debt. This type of debt is known to be difficult to eliminate during a…

Monroe County Bankruptcy Law Understanding the differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy plans is important for consumers struggling with debt. Despite the relatively improved domestic economy now compared to a few years ago, many Pennsylvania residents find themselves unable to make ends meet. Unexpected medical expenses, divorce, job loss and more are just…