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Economic Impact of COVID-19: Bouncing Back

Evolving Perspective on the Economic Impact of COVID-19

As the health concerns about the Coronavirus outbreak spread, the economic impact of shutdowns and stay-at-home orders is a common discussion among people evaluating the economic impact of COVID-19. Many quickly adjusted to remote-working and the rest of the family being home. But not everyone was lucky enough to keep their job. Unfortunately, many industries experienced Read full article  read more


The Keys to Credit Repair and Bankruptcy

Credit Repair and Bankruptcy Are Common Concerns

Perfect credit is the goal of many people who work hard at managing their money and credit. And if you ask people, many will tell you they would be happy with good credit. At some point, the difference between good and perfect credit may be the amount of savings on monthly payments. However, if someone has bad credit, they might not be extended the opportunity to borrow money and have payments. For many people, good credit is necessary to buy a Read full article  read more


Chicago Bankruptcy Questions and Answer Podcast with Attorney Joseph Wrobel, March 2021

Chicago Bankruptcy Attorney Joseph Wrobel Answers Real Questions About Bankruptcy

Chicago bankruptcy and consumer credit attorney Joseph Wrobel answers real frequently asked questions about bankruptcy and how it can affect their life and finances in this edition of the monthly bankruptcy FAQ podcast series.

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Real Questions Asked and Answered in this Bankruptcy Podcast:

  • I won a small claims case and now the person filed for bankruptcy, what can I do?
  • As the creditor, can I challenge someone’s chapter 13 bankruptcy discharge?
  • Car loans after bankruptcy 1: Can I negotiate a payoff where I didn’t keep up with payments?
  • Car loans after bankruptcy 2: Want to get a cheaper car and get rid of the one with payments.
  • How will bankruptcy affect my ability to rent housing during college?
  • When can my Chapter 13 bankruptcy case be discharged, can it be done early?

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Debt Collectors on Social Media: Changes from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Debt Collectors on Social Media Have to Follow the Rules: The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) was approved in 1977, as an act to amend the Consumer Credit Protection Act, to prohibit debt collectors from engaging in abusive debt collection practices. Consumer protection laws such as the FDCPA are the tools of the Read full article  read more


Chicago Bankruptcy Questions and Answer Podcast with Attorney Joseph Wrobel, November 2020

Chicago Bankruptcy Attorney Joseph Wrobel Answers Real Questions About Bankruptcy

Chicago bankruptcy and consumer credit attorney Joseph Wrobel answers real frequently asked questions about bankruptcy and how it can affect their life and finances in this edition of the monthly bankruptcy FAQ podcast series.

Real Questions Asked and Answered in this Bankruptcy Podcast:

  • Can a tenant use bankruptcy to avoid eviction?
  • Can I stop a wage garnishment if I have no income?
  • How can I protect myself from foreclosure with bankruptcy?
  • How can I keep my car if I must file for bankruptcy?
  • When can I purchase a home after Chapter 13?
  • How much do you have to pay in bankruptcy?

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Joseph Wrobel has been a practicing attorney since 1973 and has experience in a wide variety of laws relating to legal matters for individuals and families. Wrobel helps clients Read full article  read more


Coronavirus Layoffs: Creditors and Repayment Options

Coronavirus Layoffs, Creditors, and Repayment Options

COVID-19 led to business closures and shutdowns and people are still struggling with Coronavirus layoffs. While many employers took advantage of COVID-related loans and relief options, the limitations and shutdowns continue to lead to layoffs and financial crises in many families. Depending on the situation, you may have options to make it through a layoff.

In this short article, Joseph Wrobel, Ltd. Read full article  read more


Protecting Yourself From COVID-19 Coronavirus Lawsuits

Are You a Business Owner or a Homeowner? You Could Be a Target of Plaintiff Lawyers in Connection with COVID-19 Coronavirus Lawsuits

We have all seen the lawyer advertising on television for class action lawsuits for people who used Roundup, the weed killer allegedly linked to cancer cases. According to reports from lawyer advertising and referral firms, eager plaintiff Read full article  read more


Making Car Payments During COVID-19 Coronavirus

Loan Deferment Programs for Making Car Payments Easier During COVID-19 Coronavirus

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Mortgage Relief During Coronavirus Financial Crisis

Mortgage Relief During Coronavirus Offers Several Options

Many Chicago area and suburban residents are wondering how they are going to pay their rent and mortgage payments after losing their income sources and suffering financial losses because of the Conoavirus outbreak. Many businesses remain shut down with no clear indication of when they can and will be able to reopen. But in the meantime, the rent and mortgage still have to be paid or many are going to face evictions and foreclosures.

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COVID-19 Coronavirus Bankruptcy: Save Your Home, Car, and Possessions

Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Relief for COVID-19 Coronavirus Bankruptcy Business Closures

COVID-19 Coronavirus Bankruptcy filings are expected to increase. You should know your rights and options in the Bankruptcy Code if you need financial relief from debts you cannot pay. This is NOT YOUR FAULT. Many of your friends and neighbors know someone who is affected by the government-forced business restrictions and shutdowns. So many of Read full article  read more