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By Dennis L. Plank, Attorney Recent world events have caught many people off guard. After 11 years of economic stability and years of a record-high employment rate, many Lancaster County homeowners were surprised by recent furloughs or job losses. Others may have found that even a few weeks or a
By Angela M. Ward, Attorney Whenever the news reports health threats around the globe, it’s natural to wonder what would happen to you and your family if you became suddenly ill or passed unexpectedly. While events like the COVID-19 crisis are thankfully rare, they can remind us of the importance of
By Robert M. Going, Jr., Lancaster Child Custody Attorney These are strange times that we’re living in, and the recent shift in world events has changed every aspect of our lives. As a Lancaster custody attorney, I’m hearing from many past and current child custody clients asking if health concerns
By Dennis L. Plank, Attorney Filing for bankruptcy does not have to be a sign of failure. Sometimes financial misjudgments and living beyond ones means can quickly snowball into insurmountable debt. However, in other cases, debt is the result of circumstances beyond an person’s control, such as overwhelming medical bills
By Angela M. Ward, Attorney Living with a disability is challenging. Living with discrimination because of that condition makes the challenge even more difficult. The Americans with Disabilities Act is one of several federal anti-discrimination laws that protect those with handicaps from unfair treatment in the job hiring process and
By Robert M. Going, Jr., Attorney Sometimes when you are going through a separation and divorce, it is hard to see beyond the ending of the relationship and focus on what’s most important: the well-being of your children. Judges weigh many factors when awarding custody, but the overriding consideration is
By Robert M. Going, Attorney Divorce can be stressful, messy, and full of complications for everyone involved. Anyone considering divorce or separation in Lancaster County should seek the advice of an experienced divorce lawyer and take these important steps in advance to protect their finances, their possessions, their personal information,
By Dennis Plank, Attorney Work-related injuries often cause more trauma than the mere injuries themselves. Fear of lost work time and wages, mounting medical bills, and the worry of supporting a family can add stress to an already difficult situation. Fortunately, Lancaster County workers who suffer injuries on the job
By Angela M. Ward, Attorney From childbirth to unexpected illness, life can throw curve balls that make it difficult to continue working, sometimes for an extended period. The fear of losing a job often adds more stress to an already overwhelming situation. Thankfully, the Family and Medical Leave Act exists
By Angela M. Ward, Attorney When we’re young, we think of death as something in our far distant future. But the reality is that death can happen at any time, and it presents a specific set of challenges for young parents. Like all states, Pennsylvania has its own set of

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1 Reply to “Chapter 13 Bankruptcy may Help to Face an Unexpected Personal Financial Crisis”

  1. Thanks for pointing out that I would also need to make a report on my monthly living expenses when considering a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. I recently got into a lot of debt because not being able to manage my business due to the current global crisis. I should probably consult with a bankruptcy lawyer first though before considering if this really is the end of my business.

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