I am not a bankruptcy attorney. I never have been. I am a mortgage law attorney.
But in the current financial climate, I see clients in my office daily who desperately need to file bankruptcy…And they won’t.
The reasons they give, and the parade of horrors they’ve built up in their minds about bankruptcy, are heart-felt, but wrong.
I’ve listed the six misconceptions below in the rough order of the frequency with which I hear them.
Consider this my humble attempt to obliterate those “…nattering nabobs of negativism.” as Vice President Spiro Agnew once put it.
Bankruptcy Turns My Credit into Poo for Ten Years
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