It's taken nearly four years, but an Evanston man is finally free and clear of a pestering medical debt collector. It's a headache he shouldn't have had to endure. Through it all he stuck to his position. In the end, a federal court ordered the harassment to stop and told the collection company to compensate the man for this troubles.
There's something concrete about credit cards. They are made of hard plastic. They stand up to years of rigorous use. You could almost think of them as the pavement beneath your feet. The problem, of course, is that perception is not reality. Just like a sinkhole can suddenly open up the ground below us, it is possible to slip into a pit of credit card difficulty.
Service to our country is something that takes special commitment. Those who don military uniforms, regardless of the service they perform, take on responsibilities voluntarily that at times have had to be filled by the military draft.
The potential value of filing for personal bankruptcy is that it provides those who might find themselves in debt distress the opportunity to regain their financial footing. Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 are the two routes most commonly taken by individuals in Illinois. Which one is appropriate depends on your particular circumstances, which is why speaking with an experienced bankruptcy attorney is always advised.