Monday, October 10, 2016
Two Types Of Debtors And How Bankruptcy Can Help
The world is full of all types of people, and this is a good thing because it takes all kinds to make the world go around. There are people who like sports and are glued to the TV from September to February to see who wins the college football championship or the Super bowl, and then there are people who have never even seen a touchdown. There are people who like to read, and there are those that prefer to spend their time at the movies or hiking. Some people are outgoing and make friends easily while others are perfectly content to spend their time alone. For every type of person in this world there is an interest and a hobby to take up, as well as things to help them make decisions about how to spend their lives and deal with conflict when it arises.
For people who have more debt than they can pay, there are two general lines of thinking on how to manage this debt. One type of debtor will stick their head in the sane and hope their financial troubles disappear. But, we all know that ignoring a problem is not the answer and will only makes things worse. The second type of debtor is the type that tackles their debt load head on and finds ways to overcome the burden that is associated with overwhelming debt. One of the best ways to do this is to file for bankruptcy. Here are some ways bankruptcy can help a distressed borrower:
• Bankruptcy will eliminate or reduce your total debt load, and this gives you a little breathing room in your monthly budget.
• Bankruptcy laws prohibit creditors from trying to enforce their debt, either by sending it to a collection agency or by calling you in an attempt to collect what is due.
• Bankruptcy gives you the chance to rewrite some of your debts, so the terms are more favorable and easier to manage.
The exact benefit you will get from filing bankruptcy will depend on your personal circumstances, and on the type of bankruptcy you file. There are some legal gymnastics that need to take place before you can file a case, but a skilled bankruptcy attorney will know how to perform the tasks needed. If you are behind on your bills or have more debt than income, call us for help. We will go over your finances and let you know your options so you can begin the process with confidence.
If you have more questions about bankruptcy, contact us at www.law-ri.com. We will help by coming up with solutions that work for you and have multiple locations to meet your needs for office visits.