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22Sep 2016

In some cases, it may come as a surprise that your credit is damaged. For example, you might get turned down for a credit card, loan or mortgage. However, many people already know that their credit is bad due to accumulating unpaid debt. When you’re facing a financial difficulty, you may decide to repair your […]

22Aug 2016

Anyone facing a personal debt crisis might consider filing for bankruptcy. In many cases, this is the best legal option to get back on track financially. Maryland bankruptcy court is actually a division of the United States Bankruptcy Court. There are 94 federal judicial districts in total, including the district of Maryland. Get in touch […]

01Aug 2016

If a person files for bankruptcy then dies before discharge, the way the debts are handled depends on several factors. The type of bankruptcy (Chapter 7 vs. 13) and the wishes of the debtor’s heirs can all come into play. Let’s find out more. Get expert Baltimore bankruptcy attorney advice. Contact Sirody & Associates or […]

04May 2016

If you have outstanding unpaid debt, creditors may seek to have your wages garnished. Wage garnishment is when part of your salary is sent directly to a creditor before you get paid. Even though wage garnishment is legal, there are ways you can stop the process. Get expert legal help in Baltimore. Contact Sirody & […]

16Mar 2016
How Many People File For Bankruptcy Each Year

Nationwide, the number of bankruptcy cases are high. In 2015, there were a total of 844,495 bankruptcy cases filed in US bankruptcy courts. The vast majority of these cases are non-business or individual bankruptcies. Let’s take a closer look at the numbers, including which states have higher rates of bankruptcy. Need a bankruptcy attorney in […]

21Dec 2015
Buying A Home After Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy can stay on your credit report for up to 10 years, but you might be able to buy a house sooner. Every situation is different, but buying a home after bankruptcy is possible. Let’s find out more. Looking for a bankruptcy attorney in the Baltimore area? Contact Us today at (410) 415-0445.   Bankruptcy […]

16Oct 2015

Even with the advances made by the Affordable Care Act, many Americans continue to find themselves burdened by medical debt. Surgery, medications, supplies, appointments, and rehabilitation can all be quite costly. If you’ve been affected by this problem, you know how it can impact your entire family. Let’s find out what you can do. Unpaid […]

24Sep 2015
Bankruptcy And Divorce What You Should Know

Bankruptcy is a way for you to get back on your feet financially. If you are simultaneously dealing with a divorce, things can be complicated. In fact, divorce is one of them most common causes of bankruptcy. Let’s learn what you should keep in mind about bankruptcy and divorce. Want to speak to a bankruptcy […]

23Jul 2015

Some people believe that bankruptcy forces you to give up your home, but this is not always true. In some cases bankruptcy can actually prevent, or delay, foreclosure. Let’s see under what circumstances bankruptcy can help you keep your home. Want to speak to an experienced bankruptcy lawyer in the Baltimore area? Get a free […]

06Nov 2014

Due to rising costs, seniors are often faced with medical bills or other debts they can’t pay. Older adults facing bankruptcy have special considerations that don’t affect other groups. Here is helpful advice for seniors from an experienced Baltimore bankruptcy attorney. Medical Bills Medical expenses are a leading cause of bankruptcy for persons over the […]