When a Business Lease is Not a True Lease
Here are the factors for determining whether a business lease is treated as a true lease in bankruptcy or rather as a secured purchase.
Business Leases of Personal Property
With business leases you have the same options in bankruptcy as with consumer leases: to "assume" or "reject" the lease.
Chapter 13 Benefits for Real Estate that Is Income-Producing and Equity-Creating
Chapter 13 can be an effective way to temporarily or permanently hold on to business and investment real estate equity and income.
Making Sense of Bankruptcy: Can Filing a Chapter 11 Reorganization Save Your Business?
Chapter 11 is a powerful way to address a business debt crisis, but because of its detriments must be used extremely selectively.
Making Sense of Bankruptcy: Should You File a Bankruptcy for Your Closed Business and a Separate One for You Personally?
With a recently closed or about to close failing business, you often can't and seldom need to file a bankruptcy for the business itself.
A Chapter 7 Can . . . Help You Walk Away from Your Business Yet Preserve Your Business Assets
Protect your business assets immediately with the "automatic stay" and permanently with property exemptions.
Disputes and Litigation Against Your Business Not Stopped by Your Personal Bankruptcy Filing
Careful: if your business is not a sole proprietorship, legal disputes against your business are not "stayed" by your personal bankruptcy's "automatic stay."