Bret A. Maidman


Articles By Bret A. Maidman

The Louisiana Homestead Exemption
The Louisiana bankruptcy homestead exemption allows you to protect $35,000 of your home equity; more if your debts were incurred due to a catastrophic or terminal illness or injury.
What Is a Secured Debt?
Learn about secured debts and how creditors can collect them.
What Is the Difference Between the Meeting of Creditors and the Confirmation Hearing in Bankruptcy?
All Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy filers must attend the meeting of creditors. The plan confirmation hearing only happens in Chapter 13 cases.
What Is an Unsecured Debt?
Learn about unsecured debts, including what they are and how creditors can collect on them.
Tax Liens in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
Find out if your tax lien will remain after Chapter 7 bankruptcy.