Posts Tagged ‘Factors contributing to bankruptcy’

Factors Leading To Consideration Of Bankruptcy

Sunday, February 20th, 2011

There are many factors to be considered in regard to a debtor’s situation before deciding to pursue a bankruptcy. Some of the salient factors regarding the debtor are all available income, ownership of a homestead, all non-homestead significant assets, dollar valuation for all the assets including the homestead, the secured debts, the unsecured debts, the total number of debts, the total in dollars of all debts, how far behind the debtor is on payments due on debts, the ability of debtor to meet monthly payment on debt, any co-debtors, major assets of the debtor, whether an asset is security for a debt, the desire of a debtor to discharge or pay back debt, whether the debtor faces any immediate threat such as foreclosure, repossession, garnishment or other legal action. All of the facts and documents reviewed must be considered in light of applicable bankruptcy law to determine whether a debtor qualifies for bankruptcy protection.  A debtor interested in gathering information on pursuing bankruptcy can consult with a Minnesota bankruptcy attorney who can do a bankruptcy evaluation with the means test.

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Factors Contributing To Bankruptcy

Friday, December 17th, 2010

A number of factors may contribute to the decision to do a bankruptcy. Doing a personal bankruptcy is an important step that should be carefully assessed by a debtor.  Generally consumers have a number of different financial pressures that lead to the decision to declare bankruptcy including:

The forgoing economic factors can so drag down a person that he or she feels the only potential for debt relief is through declaring bankruptcy. A debtor experiencing deep financial problems can contact a Twin Cities law firm to meet with a Minnesota bankruptcy attorney who can help a person explore bankruptcy alternativesFiling bankruptcy can not only provide debt resolution but give a debtor a chance for a new start.