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Understanding what to do if your employer files for bankruptcy

You have been suspicious of the financial security of your employer for quite some time and have begun to look elsewhere for employment. However, nothing could have prepared you for the bombshell when you arrive at work and find out that your employer has filed for bankruptcy and will be liquidating its assets over the next several months. At Debra Booher & Associates Co., LPA, we have helped many people in Ohio to cope with the consequences that come as the result of having to file for bankruptcy. 

Understanding how a car repossession works

There is little else as stressful as knowing that creditors are getting anxious about receiving their payments and have threatened repossession of a vehicle. For many people in Ohio who are stuck in this inconvenient predicament, feelings of anxiety and anger may be soaring. In preparation for the worst, people may benefit from at least understanding how the process works, as well as which alternatives are available to them in avoiding a repossession entirely. 

The debtor's meeting with the trustee and creditors

The Ohio bankruptcy trustee is a person appointed to a bankruptcy case. The trustee performs various tasks, one of which is presiding over the meeting of creditors. Cornell University Law School's Legal Information Institute explains that the bankruptcy court does not preside over this meeting, and a judge may not attend. The debtor and the trustee must attend, and any creditors may attend if they hold one of the included debts.

Travel-related debt and bankruptcy

For many people, travel is a great way to recharge, take a break from life's responsibilities, and experience the world firsthand. Unfortunately, traveling can also be very expensive and some people take on a considerable amount of debt in order to visit other countries. Moreover, it is important to keep in mind that each person's circumstances are unique. For example, someone may have incurred debt to travel because they had been planning a trip with their friends for years and did not want to change their plans even though they recently lost their job. Or, someone might take on too much debt in order to attend a wedding or funeral overseas.

Bergner's parent company still at risk of liquidation

Whenever a company in Ohio is facing financial uncertainty and considering bankruptcy as a possible solution, there is always a chance that its assets could be liquidated entirely. However, in some cases, other companies may bid for a chance to take over the company and save it from certain demise. In these situations, new management may modify the way the organization is run and swap certain aspects entirely in an effort to get the company back on its feet in the competitive marketplace. 

Bankruptcy and peace of mind

There are many different reasons why people experience high levels of stress when they are going through financial challenges. Not only do some have other struggles that arise due to their circumstances, such as back child support, but people may be unable to pay bills or even enjoy life as they wish. Moreover, they may be harassed by creditors on a regular basis, which makes them lose sleep and afraid to answer their phone. Fortunately, many people have been able to turn their circumstances around by filing for bankruptcy. If you are in this position, going over your different options could help tremendously.

What kind of assistance can you expect from unemployment?

You walk into work on a normal morning only to hear mumbled chatter about bankruptcy filings. Later on, you are given a notice that your job will soon be obsolete because the company you work for is going bankrupt and liquidating all of its assets. Fortunately for you, there is the option of filing for unemployment insurance in Ohio which may be able to provide temporary relief as you seek for another job and continue to provide for your family.

Filing for bankruptcy at a young age

People from various walks of life decide to file for bankruptcy, from those who have a high-profile and well-paying job to those whose income leaves them below the middle class. Some people may think that bankruptcy is for middle-aged and older individuals, but there are times when a young person may decide to file for bankruptcy as well. For example, someone who is in their 20s may file for bankruptcy because they are struggling with debt, which takes on many forms beyond student loan debt. It is essential for those considering bankruptcy to cover all relevant legal matters, regardless of age. However, there are unique considerations that apply to some younger people.

Nursing home owner files for Chapter 11

Business owners in a variety of fields may need to file for bankruptcy for a plethora of reasons. Sometimes, financial burdens such as high levels of debt simply have to be addressed via a bankruptcy petition, which may offer a number of benefits for those who run a company in Ohio. Not only is filing for bankruptcy often advantageous for those who own a business, but individuals may benefit in many ways as well, from sleeping easier at night to a new financial start.

Talking to loved ones about bankruptcy

There are so many facets of the bankruptcy process that have been covered on this blog, but those considering Chapter 7, Chapter 13, or another type of bankruptcy should bear in mind that they may encounter many more issues prior to and after the filing of their bankruptcy petition. For example, some people may have a hard time sharing their opinions with regard to bankruptcy while talking to a marital partner, child, parent, another relative, or even a friend. You may want to take another person's opinions into consideration, especially if they are an important part of your life. However, you should not let someone prevent you from doing what is best because of their opinions.

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