Helpful Bankruptcy Law Change
The new pandemic relief law includes some helpful changes to bankruptcy law, including some protection of the $600 economic impact payments.
Get 6 Months of Your Health Insurance Premium Paid
You could get 100% of your health insurance paid from April through September 2021 if you lost your employer-based insurance during the pandemic.
Avoid Misuse of Your $1,400 Stimulus
Paying your stimulus money to various combinations of creditors, in the hopes of avoiding bankruptcy or before a planned one, is dangerous.
Bankruptcy Advantages with the Foreclosure Moratorium
Use bankruptcy as tool to take the best advantage of the pandemic mortgage foreclosure moratorium. Get stability in an unstable environment.
Bankruptcy and the Eviction Moratorium
The CDC’s recent eviction moratorium order stopping all U.S. residential evictions gives you a new tool to use with some wise bankruptcy planning.
The President’s $400 Weekly Unemployment Benefits Extension
The President's Memorandum Providing $400 Weekly Unemployment Benefits from August to December Is Complicated.
New Modified 7-Year Chapter 13 Plans
The coronavirus CARES Act temporarily allows ongoing Chapter 13 plans to be amended or "modified" to last a total of 7 years (instead of 5).
Your Bank and Relief Payment
If you owe money to the bank or credit union where your $1,200 relief payment is being deposited, can it take that money to pay itself first?
Protecting Your Pandemic Relief Payment
Your pandemic relief payment is subject to seizure by your creditors if they have a garnishment order on your bank account.
Student Loans in the CARES Act
Student loans in the CARES Act include changes for some borrowers—suspending payments, interest, collections, credit reporting.
Consumer Bankruptcy Changes in the CARES Act
The massive $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief law also includes some legal relief for both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 consumer debtors.
Enhanced Unemployment Benefits Under the CARES Act
The greatly enhanced unemployment benefits mean much more money each week, for longer, for many more kinds of workers, and for many others.
$1,200 under the CARES Act
The huge emergency coronavirus law will provide, "as rapidly as possible," over 80 percent of American adults with money, many getting $1,200.