Mark J. Markus Bankruptcy Attorney-Board Certified Specialist

bankruptcy attorney Mark J. Markus


Los Angeles California Bankruptcy Lawyer*
Practicing exclusively bankruptcy law since 1991
Free phone consults.  Office in Burbank.
*Board Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law

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Student Loan Relief in California May Be Near

a new law has been proposed to prevent student loan lenders from garnishing wages

2017-08-14T21:54:21-07:00April 23rd, 2013|

Why Ignoring Bills And Debts Can Lead To Worse Problems Learn Your Options

ignoring your bills can have dire consequences. Timely "treating" financial problems is not much different than treating Cancer. Early detection and treatment can make all the difference.

2021-08-14T12:49:58-07:00November 12th, 2012|

Chapter 7 Qualifications: Credit Card and Student Loan Payments Don’t Count

Credit card and student loan payments do not factor in to Chapter 7 eligibility. It seems not a day goes by that I'm not trying to explain to a potential client why their payments to debts owed to unsecured creditors do not count in their budget in determining eligibility to file for Chapter 7 liquidation relief of the Bankruptcy Code. They certainly aren't an allowed expense on the dreaded "means test", which uses specific expenses allowed by the IRS. But [...]

2021-08-06T15:17:52-07:00January 4th, 2011|

Are Private Student Loans Dischargeable in Bankruptcy? Different than Federal?

Can you discharge private student loans in a bankruptcy case?

2021-08-04T17:22:17-07:00December 29th, 2009|
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