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  • 00:32

    Bankruptcy Basics: March 2015 Bankruptcy FAQs

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    Chicago bankruptcy and consumer credit attorney Joseph Wrobel shares news and updates in bankruptcy law as well as business and consumer financial matters. It has been documented that financial troubles can cause all sorts of ailments, the most common of which is sleeplessness. Joseph Wrobel helps clients alleviate their anxiety created by the inability to pay bills and the embarrassment of financial distress.


    Topics covered in this 30 minute show:



    Can I file for bankruptcy without being compelled to tell my spouse?
    How can I appeal a collection judgment? I was not present for the court date.
    What happens to a rental property in bankruptcy? Can I discharge unpaid rent?
    I am suing tenants for unpaid rent. One filed bankruptcy. Can I collect from the other?


    Joseph Wrobel has been a practicing attorney since 1973 and has experience in a wide variety of law relating to legal matters for individuals and families. Wrobel helps clients get out of debt and get a fresh start. He is an active member in several bar associations and the Bankruptcy Panel of Pro Bono Program of the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services. After serving the U.S. Army Reserve 363rd Civil Affairs Unit, Wrobel earned a B.A. in Psychology from Northwestern University and in 1973 he earned a JD from DePaul University Law School.


    Call Joseph Wrobel for more information at (312) 781-0996 and by e-mail at JosephWrobel@ChicagoBankruptcy.com

  • 00:37

    New Years Chicago Bankruptcy Questions and Answers with Joseph Wrobel

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    Chicago bankruptcy and consumer credit attorney Joseph Wrobel answers real people's frequently asked questions about bankruptcy and how it can affect their life and finances. 


    Sample questions in this 30-minute show:



    What happens to when you are renting and file for bankruptcy?
    What is a 341 bankruptcy meeting and when does it take place?
    How will a spouse be affected when the other spouse files for bankruptcy?
    Does my spouse’s income have anything to do with qualifying for a bankruptcy?


    Joseph Wrobel has been a practicing attorney since 1973 and has experience in a wide variety of law relating to legal matters for individuals and families. Wrobel helps clients get out of debt and get a fresh start. He is an active member in several bar associations and the Bankruptcy Panel of Pro Bono Program of the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services. After serving the U.S. Army Reserve 363rd Civil Affairs Unit, Wrobel earned a B.A. in Psychology from Northwestern University and in 1973, he earned a JD from DePaul University Law School.


    Follow Joseph Wrobel, Ltd. on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Avvo, to read client reviews! www.ChicagoBankruptcy.com (312) 781-0996

  • 00:34

    Bankruptcy Basics: January Frequently Asked Bankruptcy Questions

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    Chicago bankruptcy and consumer credit attorney Joseph Wrobel shares news and updates in bankruptcy law as well as business and consumer financial matters. It has been documented that financial troubles can cause all sorts of ailments, the most common of which is sleeplessness. Joseph Wrobel helps clients alleviate their anxiety created by the inability to pay bills and the embarrassment of financial distress.


    Topics covered in this 30 minute show:



    What happens when you list non-dischargeable debts on the bankruptcy petition?
    How long is the statute of limitations for wage garnishments for money judgments?
    Can I file a bankruptcy petition after a judgment or wage garnishment order?
    How can I find out if I am eligible to file for bankruptcy?


    Joseph Wrobel has been a practicing attorney since 1973 and has experience in a wide variety of law relating to legal matters for individuals and families. Wrobel helps clients get out of debt and get a fresh start. He is an active member in several bar associations and the Bankruptcy Panel of Pro Bono Program of the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services. After serving the U.S. Army Reserve 363rd Civil Affairs Unit, Wrobel earned a B.A. in Psychology from Northwestern University and in 1973 he earned a JD from DePaul University Law School.

  • 00:34

    Bankruptcy Basics: December Frequently Asked Bankruptcy Questions

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    Chicago bankruptcy and consumer credit attorney Joseph Wrobel shares news and updates in bankruptcy law as well as business and consumer financial matters. It has been documented that financial troubles can cause all sorts of ailments, the most common of which is sleeplessness. Joseph Wrobel helps clients alleviate their anxiety created by the inability to pay bills and the embarrassment of financial distress.


    Topics covered in this 30 minute show:



    What happens with jointly held debts if one of the individuals files for bankruptcy?
    How does it work when someone wants to buy their car back from the trustee?
    I want to file bankruptcy but not include my wife on the filing. Do I have to?
    What happens with mortgage liens in a bankruptcy case and can I keep my house?


    Joseph Wrobel has been a practicing attorney since 1973 and has experience in a wide variety of law relating to legal matters for individuals and families. Wrobel helps clients get out of debt and get a fresh start. He is an active member in several bar associations and the Bankruptcy Panel of Pro Bono Program of the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services. After serving the U.S. Army Reserve 363rd Civil Affairs Unit, Wrobel earned a B.A. in Psychology from Northwestern University and in 1973 he earned a JD from DePaul University Law School.

  • 00:37

    Chicago Bankruptcy Questions and Answers With Joseph Wrobel, December 2015

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    Chicago bankruptcy and consumer credit attorney Joseph Wrobel shares news and updates in bankruptcy law as well as business and consumer financial matters. It has been documented that financial troubles can cause all sorts of ailments, the most common of which is sleeplessness. Joseph Wrobel helps clients alleviate their anxiety created by the inability to pay bills and the embarrassment of financial distress.


    Sample questions answered in this 30-minute show:



    Can I still file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, even after I was served with a foreclosure complaint?
    What is the pre-bankruptcy course, and why and when do I have to complete it?
    Are there limits to the interest fees and charges I have to pay on credit card debt in Chapter 13?
    How does reaffirmation work with loans for homes and vehicles when we want to keep them?
    How will I be affected by my spouse’s bankruptcy filing, and do I also need to file with them?


    Joseph Wrobel has been a practicing attorney since 1973 and has experience in a wide variety of law relating to legal matters for individuals and families. Wrobel helps clients get out of debt and get a fresh start. He is an active member in several bar associations and the Bankruptcy Panel of Pro Bono Program of the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services. After serving the U.S. Army Reserve 363rd Civil Affairs Unit, Wrobel earned a B.A. in Psychology from Northwestern University and in 1973, he earned a JD from DePaul University Law School.


    Visit our Chicago Bankruptcy website online for more about the firm or call for more information at (312) 781-0996 or e-mail at JosephWrobel@ChicagoBankruptcy.com.

  • 00:34

    Bankruptcy Basics: May 2015 Bankruptcy FAQs Part 1 of 2

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    Chicago bankruptcy and consumer credit attorney Joseph Wrobel shares news and updates in bankruptcy law as well as business and consumer financial matters. It has been documented that financial troubles can cause all sorts of ailments, the most common of which is sleeplessness. Joseph Wrobel helps clients alleviate their anxiety created by the inability to pay bills and the embarrassment of financial distress.


    Topics covered in this 30 minute show:



    If I get sued and lose at trial and my creditor gets a judgment can I still file bankruptcy?
    I am trying to do bankruptcy without a lawyer, do I have to include empty accounts?
    Is a surviving spouse responsible for the credit card debt of their deceased spouse?
    If I filed for bankruptcy in 2012. I’m behind again on bills, when can I file again?


    Joseph Wrobel has been a practicing attorney since 1973 and has experience in a wide variety of law relating to legal matters for individuals and families. Wrobel helps clients get out of debt and get a fresh start. He is an active member in several bar associations and the Bankruptcy Panel of Pro Bono Program of the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services. After serving the U.S. Army Reserve 363rd Civil Affairs Unit, Wrobel earned a B.A. in Psychology from Northwestern University and in 1973 he earned a JD from DePaul University Law School.


    For more about the firm. You may also contact Joseph Wrobel for more information at (312) 781-0996.

  • Bankruptcy Basics: Sept 2015, Real Questions, Real Answers with Joseph Wrobel

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    Chicago bankruptcy and consumer credit attorney Joseph Wrobel shares news and updates in bankruptcy law as well as business and consumer financial matters. It has been documented that financial troubles can cause all sorts of ailments, the most common of which is sleeplessness. Joseph Wrobel helps clients alleviate their anxiety created by the inability to pay bills and the embarrassment of financial distress.


    Topics covered in this 30 minute show:



    What type of debts does a bankruptcy eliminate, and what debts will I have to keep?
    How long does a debt need to exist to include it in my bankruptcy filing? 
    Are there any special rules in bankruptcy for home owners association dues?
    How soon can I file for bankruptcy if I need to file more than once?


    Joseph Wrobel has been a practicing attorney since 1973 and has experience in a wide variety of law relating to legal matters for individuals and families. Wrobel helps clients get out of debt and get a fresh start. He is an active member in several bar associations and the Bankruptcy Panel of Pro Bono Program of the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services. After serving the U.S. Army Reserve 363rd Civil Affairs Unit, Wrobel earned a B.A. in Psychology from Northwestern University and in 1973 he earned a JD from DePaul University Law School.


    Visit our Chicago Bankruptcy website online for more about the firm. You may also contact Joseph Wrobel for more information at (312) 781-0996 and by e-mail at JosephWrobel@ChicagoBankruptcy.com

  • 00:35

    Bankruptcy Basics: February Bankruptcy FAQs Part 1 of 2

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    Chicago bankruptcy and consumer credit attorney Joseph Wrobel shares news and updates in bankruptcy law as well as business and consumer financial matters. It has been documented that financial troubles can cause all sorts of ailments, the most common of which is sleeplessness. Joseph Wrobel helps clients alleviate their anxiety created by the inability to pay bills and the embarrassment of financial distress.


    Topics covered in this 30 minute show:



    How much debt do I need to have to file for bankruptcy and what does it cost?
    If I have a money judgment entered against me can it be removed in bankruptcy?
    What happens to medical debts from one state in another if I file for bankruptcy?
    How does bankruptcy affect my taxes, since I received a form 1099 from a collector?


    Joseph Wrobel has been a practicing attorney since 1973 and has experience in a wide variety of law relating to legal matters for individuals and families. Wrobel helps clients get out of debt and get a fresh start. He is an active member in several bar associations and the Bankruptcy Panel of Pro Bono Program of the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services. After serving the U.S. Army Reserve 363rd Civil Affairs Unit, Wrobel earned a B.A. in Psychology from Northwestern University and in 1973 he earned a JD from DePaul University Law School.


    Visit our Chicago Bankruptcy Site online for more about the firm or contact Joseph Wrobel for more information at (312) 781-0996.

  • 00:36

    Bankruptcy Basics: February Bankruptcy FAQs Part 2 of 2

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    Chicago bankruptcy and consumer credit attorney Joseph Wrobel shares news and updates in bankruptcy law as well as business and consumer financial matters. It has been documented that financial troubles can cause all sorts of ailments, the most common of which is sleeplessness. Joseph Wrobel helps clients alleviate their anxiety created by the inability to pay bills and the embarrassment of financial distress.


    Topics covered in this 30 minute show:



    Am I liable for my spouse’s student loan debt? How can bankruptcy help me?
    How does reaffirmation of a car loan work in bankruptcy where you keep your car?
    Why would I file for bankruptcy if my income is exempt from wage garnishment?
    Can you get a Chapter 13 plan with no payments? I want to save my home.


    Joseph Wrobel has been a practicing attorney since 1973 and has experience in a wide variety of law relating to legal matters for individuals and families. Wrobel helps clients get out of debt and get a fresh start. He is an active member in several bar associations and the Bankruptcy Panel of Pro Bono Program of the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services. After serving the U.S. Army Reserve 363rd Civil Affairs Unit, Wrobel earned a B.A. in Psychology from Northwestern University and in 1973 he earned a JD from DePaul University Law School.


    Visit our Chicago Bankruptcy Site. You may also contact Joseph Wrobel for more information at (312) 781-0996 and by e-mail at JosephWrobel@ChicagoBankruptcy.com

  • 00:34

    Bankruptcy Basics: August 2015, Real Questions, Real Answers with Joseph Wrobel

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    Chicago bankruptcy and consumer credit attorney Joseph Wrobel shares news and updates in bankruptcy law as well as business and consumer financial matters. It has been documented that financial troubles can cause all sorts of ailments, the most common of which is sleeplessness. Joseph Wrobel helps clients alleviate their anxiety created by the inability to pay bills and the embarrassment of financial distress.


    Topics covered in this 30 minute show:




    How do I file for bankruptcy but also keep my home where I have a bad mortgage deal?



    I had a bankruptcy 3 years ago and to date the bank has not taken my home, what do I do?



    How can bankruptcy help me with medical bills I incurred when I didn’t have health insurance?



    My husband might file for bankruptcy after the divorce, how do I protect my house?




    Joseph Wrobel has been a practicing attorney since 1973 and has experience in a wide variety of law relating to legal matters for individuals and families. Wrobel helps clients get out of debt and get a fresh start. He is an active member in several bar associations and the Bankruptcy Panel of Pro Bono Program of the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services. After serving the U.S. Army Reserve 363rd Civil Affairs Unit, Wrobel earned a B.A. in Psychology from Northwestern University and in 1973 he earned a JD from DePaul University Law School.


    Visit our Chicago Bankruptcy website online. You may also contact Joseph Wrobel for more information at (312) 781-0996 and by e-mail at JosephWrobel@ChicagoBankruptcy.com.

  • 00:31

    Bankruptcy Basics: Frequently Asked Questions About Bankruptcy

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    Chicago bankruptcy and consumer credit attorney Joseph Wrobel shares news and updates in bankruptcy law as well as business and consumer financial matters. It has been documented that financial troubles can cause all sorts of ailments, the most common of which is sleeplessness. Joseph Wrobel helps clients alleviate their anxiety created by the inability to pay bills and the embarrassment of financial distress.


    Topics and types of FAQ covered in this 30 minute show:



    When you may file for bankruptcy protection and what kind of relief is available;
    Reopening a bankruptcy when you need to add a creditor or make a correction;
    Marriage, the birth of a child and life events as they can be affected by bankruptcy;
    What happens to your debts when you die and how your children may be affected.


    Joseph Wrobel has been a practicing attorney since 1973 and has experience in a wide variety of law relating to legal matters for individuals and families. Wrobel helps clients get out of debt and get a fresh start. He is an active member in several bar associations and the Bankruptcy Panel of Pro Bono Program of the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services. After serving the U.S. Army Reserve 363rd Civil Affairs Unit, Wrobel earned a B.A. in Psychology from Northwestern University and in 1973 he earned a JD from DePaul University Law School. 


    You may contact Joseph Wrobel for more information at (312) 781-0996.