Supreme Court Rules Second Mortgages May Not Be Stripped Off in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

In a recent unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a homeowner cannot void the debt owed on a second mortgage in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceeding simply because the value of the home was less than the...

July 28, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Can I Discharge Back Taxes in Bankruptcy?

When a person is struggling with debt, they may consider filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Typically, they want to know what types of debts they will be able to discharge, or otherwise “wipe out”. For those...

April 22, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

How Chapter 13 Bankruptcy May Save Your Home

If you are behind in your mortgage payments, applying for a loan modification with your lender may give you a false sense of security. You may think that while your loan modification request is pending, the lender cannot foreclose...

February 24, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Attorney Spotlight: Dana Wilders

Meet Dana Wilders. Dana, a bankruptcy attorney, has been practicing law since 2007 and has been with Krigel & Krigel since 2009. Her passion for helping Bankruptcy, paired with her storied background and deep knowledge of bankruptcy law, makes...

January 27, 2015 By Krigel & Krigel

Krigel & Krigel Attorneys Honored by Super Lawyers!

We are excited to announce that two of our attorneys were recently honored by Super Lawyers®: Erlene Krigel and Lara Pabst Krigel (a Rising Star). Super Lawyers is a rating service of top-tier lawyers designed as an aid for...

December 9, 2014 By Krigel & Krigel

How to Strip a Junior Mortgage Lien From Your Home

If a homeowner takes out a second mortgage loan on their home, or even a third mortgage, those loans are considered “junior” in priority to the first mortgage, which is generally taken out when the home is purchased. In...

October 21, 2014 By Krigel & Krigel

Attorney Spotlight: Kelsey Patterson Nazar

Kelsey Patterson Nazar joined Krigel & Krigel in 2008 and since then has helped many families and businesses with various matters including bankruptcy, business and family law issues. She is also the feature of this week’s blog post! Prior...

August 26, 2014 By Krigel & Krigel

Top 5 Reasons You Might Declare Bankruptcy

While many Bankruptcy prefer to avoid filing for bankruptcy protection, it is often a great strategy to help you or your business move forward in a positive direction. In fact, filing for bankruptcy protection is not about running away from...

July 25, 2014 By Krigel & Krigel