July 23, 2019

Will Bankruptcy Prevent Me from Getting a Student Loan?

Clients often ask me whether filing a bankruptcy case will affect their eligibility for student loans. Generally, these are parents who plan to seek PLUS loans for their kids’ college educations, but sometimes it is the client who plans to go back to school and needs financial assistance in order to do so. The bankruptcy code is specific The Bankruptcy Code contains a specific provision … [Read more...]

Bankruptcy and Employment: Can I Lose my Job for Filing Bankruptcy?

In advising people regarding financial difficulties, I am often asked about bankruptcy and the effect that it has on employment, licensing and the like. In other words, a client will ask if bankruptcy will hurt his or her ability to get a job or will his or her employer fire them because I filed bankruptcy?  As to licensing, a contractor may ask about the ability to obtain a contractor’s license … [Read more...]