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Bankruptcy May 23, 2013

CLINT SMITH TELLS STORY ON BANKRUPTCY WITHDRAWL

Bankruptcy Withdrawal I recently had a client come to my office, who had a very large tax bill, federal income tax. He didn’t make a lot of money so it didn’t make sense to me why there would be a large tax bill. As I investigated and discussed the matter with my client I learned […]

Bankruptcy May 16, 2013

HOSTESS BANKRUPTCY

Mesa Bankruptcy Attorney On Hostess Bankruptcy   Well I haven’t talked about the hostess bankruptcy very much yet. there are still lots of things happening in that case and there is lots of rancor about are we able going to eat the hostess “twinkie” again? And that kind of thing? Of course we are because […]

Bankruptcy April 15, 2013

STOCKTON CITY BANKRUPTCY

Yay! Stockton gets to stay in bankruptcy! By Clint Smith The bankruptcy judge in the Chapter 9 case of Stockton, California ruled that the case may proceed. Why is that news? Because Chapter 9, which applies to municipalities (cities and counties, mostly) is not automatic. Creditors (or other interested parties, like employees unions) can challenge […]

Bankruptcy April 11, 2013

BANKRUPTCY FRAUD – WHAT IS THAT?

We’ve had another public disclosure of some bankruptcy fraud in the state of Idaho. A woman named Shauna Pennington was found guilty, in Criminal Court and in the Bankruptcy Court, of having provided false financial information and other things. Here’s what happened: In March of 2010 she apparently went to a bank to obtain a […]

Bankruptcy April 10, 2013

MESA BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEY CLINT SMITH ADVISES ON AUDITS IN A BANKRUPTCY CASE

by Clint Smith What is (was) an audit in a bankruptcy case? The United States Trustee’s (UST) Office oversees all bankruptcy cases. When an individual files a Chapter 7 or 13 personal case, a case trustee is appointed to administer the case, collect assets, and pay creditors. In most cases, the case trustee is the […]

Bankruptcy March 13, 2013

BANKRUPT CITIES | MESA BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEY

Cities Declaring Bankruptcy | Mesa Bankruptcy Attorney     It’s time for an update on municipal bankruptcy. As you know, San Bernardino, CA as well as Mammoth Lakes and Stockton filed for bankruptcy protection in recent weeks. Moody’s Investor Service does analysis of various parties to determine whether they are credit worthy. Investors rely on […]

Bankruptcy March 12, 2013

MESA BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEY CLINT SMITH ON HOSTESS

  “Well, I haven’t talked about the hostess bankruptcy yet, there are still lots of things happening in that case and are we ever going to be able to eat a Hostess twinkie again…” Learn more about the Hostess bankruptcy and some lessons to be leared from it.

Bankruptcy March 4, 2013

CHAPTER 13 BANKRUPTCY

In Mesa, AZ, Chapter 13 bankruptcy help is skillfully provided by the professionals at the office of Clint W. Smith, P.C. We know how to guide you through this process with as little stress as possible. We’ll help you to legally reorganize your debt so you can pay what you can while still being able […]

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Bankruptcy February 17, 2013

OVERVIEW OF BANKRUPTCY IN MESA AZ

You can choose the kind of bankruptcy that best meets your needs (provided you meet certain qualifications): Chapter 7 Bankruptcy – A trustee is appointed to take over your property. Any property of value will be sold or turned into money to pay your creditors. You may be able to keep some personal items and […]

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