The Hazards Of Self Employment In Chapter 7

Why would a Chapter 7 trustee shut down a proprietorship business with no value? That question comes up again and again from newish bankruptcy lawyers who can’t imagine that a trustee would demand the closing of the debtor’s business. After all, goes the argument, the debtor needs to make a living and the business has […]

Corporate Bankruptcy: So We Can Start Over

Thou shalt not file bankruptcy for a corporation. It’s almost a commandment from on high in my practice. But for every rule, there is an exception and the man sitting in front of me called on the exception. He wanted, (or really “needed”) to stay in the same line of construction work. ┬áBut business was […]