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February 2016 Chicago Bankruptcy Question and Answer Podcast with Joseph Wrobel

Chicago bankruptcy and consumer credit attorney Joseph Wrobel shares news and updates in bankruptcy law as well as business and consumer financial matters. It has been documented that financial troubles can cause all sorts of ailments, the most common of which is sleeplessness. Joseph Wrobel helps clients alleviate their anxiety created by the inability to pay bills and the embarrassment of financial distress.

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Sample questions answered in this 30-minute show:

  • What is the minimum amount of debt required to file for bankruptcy?
  • Will my fiancée’s student loan debt become my debt once we are married?
  • Can my spouse be sued for debts, or her assets seized I owe if I file for bankruptcy alone?
  • Can a chapter 13 bankruptcy help me reduce my monthly student loan payments?

 

Joseph Wrobel has been a practicing attorney since 1973 and has experience in a wide variety of law relating to legal matters for individuals and families. Wrobel helps clients get out of debt and get a fresh start. He is an active member in several bar associations and the Bankruptcy Panel of Pro Bono Program of the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services. After serving the U.S. Army Reserve 363rd Civil Affairs Unit, Wrobel earned a B.A. in Psychology from Northwestern University and in 1973, he earned a JD from DePaul University Law School.

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Bankruptcy Basics: May 2015 Bankruptcy FAQs

Chicago bankruptcy and consumer credit attorney Joseph Wrobel shares news and updates in bankruptcy law as well as business and consumer financial matters. It has been documented that financial troubles can cause all sorts of ailments, the most common of which is sleeplessness. Joseph Wrobel helps clients alleviate their anxiety created by the inability to pay bills and the embarrassment of financial distress.

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Topics covered in this 30 minute show:

  • If I get sued and lose at trial and my creditor gets a judgment can I still file bankruptcy?
  • I am trying to do bankruptcy without a lawyer, do I have to include empty accounts?
  • Is a surviving spouse responsible for the credit card debt of their deceased spouse?
  • If I filed for bankruptcy in 2012. I’m behind again on bills, when can I file again?

Joseph Wrobel has been a practicing attorney since 1973 and has experience in a wide variety of law relating to legal matters for individuals and families. Wrobel helps clients get out of debt and get a fresh start. He is an active member in several bar associations and the Bankruptcy Panel of Pro Bono Program of the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services. After serving the U.S. Army Reserve 363rd Civil Affairs Unit, Wrobel earned a B.A. in Psychology from Northwestern University and in 1973 he earned a JD from DePaul University Law School.

For more about the firm. You may also contact Joseph Wrobel for more information at (312) 781-0996.

Bankruptcy Basics: December Frequently Asked Bankruptcy Questions

Chicago bankruptcy and consumer credit attorney Joseph Wrobel shares news and updates in bankruptcy law as well as business and consumer financial matters. It has been documented that financial troubles can cause all sorts of ailments, the most common of which is sleeplessness. Joseph Wrobel helps clients alleviate their anxiety created by the inability to pay bills and the embarrassment of financial distress.

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Topics covered in this 30 minute show:

  • What happens with jointly held debts if one of the individuals files for bankruptcy?
  • How does it work when someone wants to buy their car back from the trustee?
  • I want to file bankruptcy but not include my wife on the filing. Do I have to?
  • What happens with mortgage liens in a bankruptcy case and can I keep my house?

Joseph Wrobel has been a practicing attorney since 1973 and has experience in a wide variety of law relating to legal matters for individuals and families. Wrobel helps clients get out of debt and get a fresh start. He is an active member in several bar associations and the Bankruptcy Panel of Pro Bono Program of the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services. After serving the U.S. Army Reserve 363rd Civil Affairs Unit, Wrobel earned a B.A. in Psychology from Northwestern University and in 1973 he earned a JD from DePaul University Law School.

We updated our website: A guide to our collection of bankruptcy information

Many people face both expected and surprise financial conditions that cause them to consider bankruptcy protection. A car accident, injury or job loss of even one spouse can cripple a family’s ability to keep up with the bills while depleting savings; worse yet, a 401(k) or IRA (retirement accounts are protected in bankruptcy). Our approach to bankruptcy at Joseph Wrobel, Ltd. is focused on educating you, so you can make the decision if bankruptcy relief will solve your problems and get you out from behind the eight ball. To help you find answers to your bankruptcy questions, we recently launched our updated website.

Helping you find the information you need saves time and stress.

Our new website is similar to our previous site, full of information, but the new site is easier to navigate and works well with all your mobile devices. Mobile site viewers can easily find and listen to our Internet radio podcasts, read our blogs and watch our short videos answering the most frequently asked questions about bankruptcy protection. Since all bankruptcies are different, what happened to someone you know may not be what you could expect, or it could; doing some initial research on our website will better help you see where you may stand.

If you split your screen by two browsing windows, you can open our new website ChicagoBankruptcy.com and click the links in this article to the sections of the website that have useful information and learning tools.

  • Main page: If you click on the images with frequently asked bankruptcy questions you will arrive at our FAQ page to take care of some of those basic initial questions.
  • Scroll down the any of the pages to find several information videos in the footer section of our site, such as Why You Need a Lawyer.
  • Listen and learn from our collection Internet radio podcasts on the Chicago Bankruptcy Update channel on Blog Talk Radio.
  • Right above the videos, to the left, notice the link to the Bankruptcy Blogger, where we publish articles with bankruptcy information and news about financial success.
  • Back the main navigation tab section on the top left of the site, hover over the FAQ tab to access Wrobel Q&A, a collection of real questions (and our answers) for bankruptcy lawyers on the Avvo attorney rating site.
  • After studying up and reviewing some client testimonials, you can take the next step and read our How Do I Start page and find the forms you will need when starting the bankruptcy process.

We hope you enjoy our updated website and hope you can find answers to some of your initial questions about stopping the bill collectors and getting out of debt and off to a fresh financial start.

Joseph Wrobel, Ltd. has convenient offices located all over the Chicagoland area for your convenience. Our new contact us page has address and map directions to our offices in: Chicago; Deerfield; Gurnee; Naperville; Orland Park; Schaumburg; Skokie; St. Charles and Westchester.

Joseph Wrobel, Ltd. helps people get control of their finances and a fresh start at financial freedom. The firm’s website contains informative videos about financial issues as well as bankruptcy protection for families who want a fresh start. To keep in touch and read about consumer finance news and stories you can Like the firm’sFacebook page and Follow Joseph Wrobel. Ltd. onTwitter. If you need immediate legal assistance, please call Joseph Wrobel, Ltd. by calling (312) 781-0996 to talk to an attorney today.