How Can Filing for Bankruptcy Help Me?

Written By: Brandy Miller | February 15, 2018 | No Comments

Many people are worried about filing for bankruptcy because they assume it will harm their finances for years to come. In reality, however, if you cannot pay your bills bankruptcy can help you in a number of ways. It Can Protect Your Most Important Assets If you are in debt and cannot make payments, it…

What to Expect When You File for Bankruptcy

Written By: Brandy Miller | February 1, 2018 | No Comments

When you file for bankruptcy, one of the first things that will happen is that a stay will immediately go into effect. This will ensure collection calls and other attempts creditors make to collect money should stop immediately. The automatic stay will also stop any foreclosure proceedings and will prevent creditors from seizing your property…

What Is the Process to File for Bankruptcy?

Written By: Brandy Miller | January 15, 2018 | No Comments

If you are filing for bankruptcy anywhere near Reading, PA, you may want to speak to a bankruptcy process lawyer to help with the filing process. Although having a bankruptcy process attorney is not a legal requirement, a lawyer can help you immensely with the filing of the correct documents and the itemizing of income.…

What Is the Difference Between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Written By: Brandy Miller | January 1, 2018 | No Comments

In our law offices near Reading, PA, the Chapter 7 bankruptcy lawyers at Miller Law Group are often asked to explain the difference between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. If you’re considering filing, it is an important distinction to understand, because filing for the proper type of bankruptcy can help you get a better…

Should I File for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Written By: Brandy Miller | December 15, 2017 | No Comments

In general, Chapter 13 bankruptcy allows you to renegotiate and restructure your debts, while Chapter 7 discharges some of your debts. While both allow you to enjoy a fresh financial start, choosing the right type of bankruptcy is important. The right option will ensure you have the best chance of rebuilding your financial life. In…

An Once of Prevention Worth a Ton of Cure

Written By: Brandy Miller | December 12, 2017 | No Comments

Are lawyers worth the money? Is it worth it to pay for an accountant? When I’m asked these questions, I’m often reminded of a drunken driving advertisement that says “a taxi ride home is cheaper than a DUI lawyer.” How true. That ad campaign stressed that after a night of drinking, a taxi ride may…

A Trap Every New Star Falls Into

Written By: Brandy Miller | December 8, 2017 | No Comments

Hollywood is a different kind of place, isn’t it? No, I’m not talking about the politics of the place. I’m more referring to the legions of people working under-paying jobs in order to give themselves time to hit it big, despite the overwhelming odds of every person ultimately hitting the big time. Such is life…

How Do I Know When I Should File for Bankruptcy?

Written By: Brandy Miller | December 1, 2017 | No Comments

While no one wants to file for bankruptcy, there are many reasons why you might want to consider this step. The reality is that bankruptcy can save your most important assets and give you a fresh financial start. Since it dissolves some of your debt, it allows you to start rebuilding, which can help you…

5 Advantages of a Limited Liability Corporation (LLC)

Written By: Brandy Miller | November 15, 2017 | No Comments

If you’re considering business structures, a Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) may seem advantageous. There are several advantages to filing your business as an LLC. Here;s 5 key advantages… Liability Protection Protection from liabilities is one of the biggest advantages of Limited Liability Corporations. LLC members are not liable for court judgments or debts are incurred…

When Should You Incorporate Your Small Business?

Written By: Brandy Miller | November 1, 2017 | No Comments

Many small businesses and sole proprietorships dream of the day when they can incorporate their company. But when should you take this big step? While incorporating has some benefits, including protection from liability, it also requires greater recordkeeping and may change your tax obligations. How can you be sure you’re taking the right step? There…