As you may already know, I am a Chicago Bankruptcy Attorney

As you may already know, I am a Chicago Bankruptcy Attorney, practicing for over 30 years in City of Chicago and its suburbs.  One of the most common questions I hear is about employers requesting credit reports from prospective employees.  Illinois residents have some degree of protection. Illinois law prevents employers from inquiring about a [...]

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Credit Score Factors: What Are They?

There is a common misconception among credit consumers that if they simply “pay their bills on time,” they will automatically have a high credit/FICO score — this is not the case. Although timely payments are a significant factor in determining an overall credit score, there are other factors that play a roll as well. These [...]

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Can Past Taxes Be Discharged In a Bankruptcy?

In some cases, income and other types of taxes can be discharged in bankruptcy. However, you must have filed your tax return, ideally on time. An experienced bankruptcy lawyer will be able to determine if your tax liability can indeed be discharged in Bankruptcy. If your tax liability is not able to be discharged in bankruptcy, there [...]

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