Bankruptcy Resources - John T. Steinkamp Attorney at Law

Bankruptcy Resources

Commonly Asked Questions About Bankruptcy

Click on the question to learn more about the issue. If you have any other questions, contact our office today at 317-780-8300.

BANKRUPTCY

BANKRUPTCY MYTHS - SEPARATING FACT FROM FICTION

Bankruptcy – the mere mention of this word stirs emotions within people.

CLIENT CHECKLIST - DOCUMENTATION NEEDED

Here’s a quick rundown of the necessary paperwork needed for our first meeting.

COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS AT A BANKRUPTCY HEARING

Here’s a quick list of questions you can expect to be asked at a bankruptcy hearing.

INDIANA BANKRUPTCY EXEMPTIONS - PROPERTY YOU CAN KEEP AFTER FILING BANKRUPTCY

Most people get to keep all of their assets when they file bankruptcy.

THE AUTOMATIC STAY: HOW BANKRUPTCY PROTECTS YOU

The automatic stay is the primary protection for the debtor offered by the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

FORECLOSURES - THE FORECLOSURE PROCESS IN INDIANA

If you are unable to make your mortgage payments, then you may be in danger of foreclosure.

CREDIT ISSUES

CONSUMER CREDIT REPORT ERRORS ARE RAMPANT - TYPES OF CREDIT REPORTING ERRORS

Unfortunately, credit reporting errors occur more often than anyone wants to know.

CREDIT REPORT DISPUTE LETTER

If you’ve ordered a copy of your credit report & found the report contains errors or information that is outdated or doesn’t belong to you, contact our office.

DISCHARGED DEBTS ON CREDIT REPORT

At the end of the bankruptcy case, the person receives a discharge, or court order, that eliminates most, if not all, of the person’s debts.

YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO OBTAIN CREDIT SOON AFTER BANKRUPTCY

Obtaining credit after bankruptcy for a loan or a credit card depends on exactly what you are looking for.

DEBT COLLECTOR HARASSMENT

DEBT COLLECTORS ARE PROHIBITED FROM DOING CERTAIN THINGS

Do you think you have been harassed by a debt collector? See if a debt collector has violated any of the FDCPA.

WHAT A DEBT COLLECTOR CAN OR CAN’T DO

Know your rights when you’re dealing with debt collectors. They must follow the law.
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