6 09, 2023

Actor Danny Trejo Declares Bankruptcy Due To Back Taxes

Danny Trejo has long been known for his tough-guy persona and has become even more well-known due to his foray into the culinary industry. This former convict has already turned his life around at least once, but news has recently broken of Trejo’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing earlier this year. He is hardly the first famous actor to declare bankruptcy, and probably won’t be the last. It [...]

11 04, 2023

Will The Diamond Sports Group Bankruptcy Filing Impact Arizona Sports?

The economy has been volatile for the past few years, and many large corporations have been forced to declare bankruptcy. One of the latest companies to file bankruptcy is Diamond Sports Group. Diamond Sports Group holds the broadcasting rights to the Phoenix Suns, Coyotes, and Diamondbacks. Phoenix sports fans probably don’t need to worry about their ability to watch their favorite team play on TV. Read on [...]

7 02, 2023

Costumes From That “Dance Moms” Scene Sold In Post-Bankruptcy Sale

It has been several years since Dance Moms aired new episodes, but it had many moments that were memorable for reality television fans. One of the most shocking moments of the series was when Abby Lee Miller, the notorious dance instructor, had her very young dance team perform a number called “Electricity.” Parents and fans disapproved of both the choreography and the revealing costumes that the girls [...]

10 01, 2023

Bankruptcy & Security Clearance: Will Discharging Debts Make Me Lose Career Opportunities?

With the cost of living increasing faster than ever, more people live paycheck-to-paycheck, which also means more people are in peril of falling into debt from an unexpected financial emergency. An illness, injury, car maintenance issue, a leaky roof, etc., could all cause a family that would have been relatively wealthy a few decades ago to fall into default on their bills and risk financial ruin. Filing [...]

29 09, 2022

How Much Debt Is “Enough” For Bankruptcy?

What Is The Minimum Debt Required For Filing for Bankruptcy Even relatively small amounts of debt can jeopardize your financial situation and entire way of life. Many American families live paycheck to paycheck, so unexpected setbacks can have much more serious consequences. Falling even one month behind on a bill could mean swift action by your creditors. But you might not have enough debt to justify filing [...]

23 08, 2022

Shopping Addiction & How It Can Lead To Bankruptcy

Our Mesa Bankruptcy Lawyers Discuss a Serious Issue That Is Often Ignored & Can Lead To Massive Debt Almost everyone is guilty of using retail therapy at least once or twice to deal with an emotional issue. Sometimes when you’re feeling down, a new pair of shoes or décor item for the home can lift your mood. But when someone becomes dependent on the feeling they get [...]

26 05, 2022

Arizona Bankruptcy Exemptions: A Detailed Overview

Arizona Bankruptcy Law & ​​Exemptions: What Are They? Many people assume that when you declare bankruptcy, you must give up all of your assets. This is only partially true, and only if you declare Chapter 7 bankruptcy versus Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Each state has bankruptcy exemptions, which are limits on how much equity you can hold in certain types of assets when you file bankruptcy. Failure to [...]

2 05, 2022

Boris Becker, Former Tennis Champion, Sentenced To Prison For Bankruptcy Fraud

Boris Becker Convicted For Two & Half Years In Prison For Hiding Assets In Bankruptcy What’s the worst that could happen if you lie on your bankruptcy petition? Many people think the answer to this is that your case could be delayed or dismissed, or some of your debts will be excluded from your bankruptcy discharge. But there are countless ways you can violate the Bankruptcy Code [...]

14 04, 2022

HOA Liens, Foreclosure, and Bankruptcy in Arizona

How To File Bankruptcy If You Owe HOA Liens When you owe HOA liens (HomeOwner Association Liens) and other liens on your home, a foreclosure or bankruptcy sale is going to be a bit more complicated than if you didn’t. HOA liens have a high priority in Arizona, and can take precedence over your other creditors. Misunderstanding of these Arizona rules can result in a less strategic [...]

25 03, 2022

My Arizona Home’s Value Has Skyrocketed. Can I Still File Bankruptcy?

How Fast Rising Housing Prices In AZ Can Impact Bankruptcy Filings Our Chandler Bankruptcy Lawyers take a look at how the fast rising housing prices in Arizona impact the ability to file for bankruptcy and keeping your house. There are different chapters of bankruptcy that can be helpful in attempting to keep save your house from foreclosure in Arizona. When it comes to employment, housing prices, and [...]

11 02, 2022

Using Retirement Savings To Pay Off Debt vs. Filing Bankruptcy

Is It Better To File For Bankruptcy Or Use Retirement Savings To Pay Your Debts? When You Declare Bankruptcy in Chandler or Gilbert, Arizona, There Are Limits in How Much Equity You Can Hold in Every Type of Asset. Our Chandler Bankruptcy Lawyers Discuss If Your Retirement Savings are Protected in Bankruptcy, and Whether It’s Better to File or Use Retirement Savings to Pay Your Debts.  Sometimes [...]

20 01, 2022

What Happens When You Are Stressed About Money & Filing Bankruptcy In Arizona

Debt-Related Stress: Can Filing For Bankruptcy Reduce It? If you’re struggling with debt, you’ve probably spent several sleepless nights tossing and turning, wondering how you will ever get out of this situation. You may have lenders threatening to repossess your car or home. You may even be worried about your utilities being shut off or not having food to put on the table. This is no way [...]

19 10, 2021

The True Cost Of Filing An Arizona Bankruptcy

Our Chandler, Arizona Bankruptcy Lawyers Sum Up The Hidden Expenses Of Declaring Bankruptcy Bankruptcy is meant for people whose debt has gotten out of control. So it is surprising for many of our potential clients to learn that filing bankruptcy isn’t exactly cheap. In fact, if you are only concerned about one or a few debts, it may be more cost-effective to pursue a route besides bankruptcy. [...]

19 02, 2021

Ascena Retail Group Closing Stores After Filing For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Four Arizona Lane Bryant Stores Closes In Ascena Retail Group Bankruptcy Our dedicated bankruptcy lawyers understand that clients deserve more attention and hands on time from their bankruptcy attorney. We also realize that many companies are struggling with the current Covid-19 pandemic. Additionally, many people in Maricopa, Pima, and Pinal counties are out of work. Therefore, with so many lives being financially ruined, the bankruptcy attorneys at [...]

29 11, 2020

Gym Chain With Four Arizona Locations Declares Bankruptcy

The coronavirus pandemic has caused an upheaval in the United States economy, with one of the biggest victims being the fitness industry. State mandates closing gyms for weeks earlier in the year, as well as continued pandemic restrictions and reduced clientele due to health concerns have all but decimated fitness-related businesses like gyms, supplement retailers, and more. The latest fitness chain to seek the protections of Chapter [...]

12 08, 2020

XFL Has New Owner

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Purchases XFL from Former Boss Vince McMahon in Bankruptcy Sale Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been able to leverage his wrestling career into A-lister status, starring in blockbusters like Jumanji, Moana, and Baywatch. Even though it may be partially or fully thanks to WWE CEO Vince McMahon, that didn’t stop Johnson from buying his former employer’s failed football league in a recent Chapter [...]

11 06, 2020

Chandler Fashion Center’s Nordstrom is Closing

The spread of coronavirus has caused businesses of all kinds to shut their doors, leaving their employees furloughed or laid off. Some of the stores being hit the hardest are brick-and-mortar fashion retailers. Millions of Americans are struggling financially, and self-isolation activities don’t exactly warrant a fashionable new wardrobe. Despite Arizona allowing businesses to reopen earlier than many other states, stores haven’t been immune to the mass [...]

1 05, 2020

Chandler Municipal Court Continuing Cases due to COVID-19

On April 29, 2020, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey announced that he was extending the stay-at-home order until May 15, 2020 with modifications. Businesses have the option to open under the guidelines of his plan, but can choose to remain closed or remote-only if they wish. Similarly, some law firms and courthouses, despite being essential services, are opting to cease in-person hearings. Presiding City Judge David R. Fuller [...]

14 10, 2018

Sears May File Chapter 11

A Possible Chapter 11 Bankruptcy for Sears? Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection  Is bankruptcy imminent for Sears? The company, planning to push through the holiday season, is leaning toward bankruptcy. If Sears files Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, they would restructure and create a plan for their debt issues, as opposed to having to liquidate immediately. Sears and other retail stores have been struggling with debt because of [...]

14 08, 2012

Credit Card Debt Settlement

Credit Card Debt Settlement Attorneys in Chandler Chandler Debt Settlement Assistance One of the ways that you can address your mounting credit card debt is through debt relief via debt settlement.  Contact a Chandler debt relief expert and find out what options are available to you regarding your credit card debt, other outstanding creditors, and methods of available debt relief.  It is important to understand that credit [...]

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