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Make an early resolution to get out of debt.

 We are less than 60 days out from a new year!  Time to start thinking about things we want to change in 2019.  What are you thinking about tackling?  For a lot of Wisconsinites, it will be debts and financial burdens that have gotten out of control.  Let's talk about a fresh start...give me a [...]

By | 2018-11-13T05:06:11+00:00 November 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Christmas Season Bankrutpcy filings

Yes, the Christmas season is upon us. Time to load up on food, sweets, and presents. Unfortunately, the season is one where people over extend themselves in many directions including financially. We are talking about credit card debt. It is of course considered fraud to "load up" on credit card debt and then file bankruptcy. [...]

By | 2017-12-30T18:22:40+00:00 December 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New bankruptcy filings for September 2017

Attorney Steven Zaleski here to report the number of new bankruptcy cases filed here in Madison Wisconsin in the bankruptcy court for the Western District of Wisconsin. For the month of September 2017, court documents report that 300 chapter 7 cases were filed and 82 chapter 13 cases were filed.

By | 2017-11-02T02:35:04+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Puerto Rico Bankruptcy

It appears that Puerto Rico has become the first American state or territory in history to seek bankruptcy-type protection. Puerto Rico is proceeding under a federal law enacted last summer, "Promesa," which is similar to Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection for municipalities. Apparently, Puerto Rico has $123 billion dollars of debt and pension obligations. In comparison, [...]

By | 2017-10-19T03:19:32+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2016 Year End Bankruptcy Statistics

According to the American Bankruptcy Institute, there were 4363 bankruptcy cases filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. In December 2016, there were 346 cases filed. Attorney Steven Zaleski is proud to say that he filed a number of those cases in 2016 on behalf of his own clients. [...]

By | 2017-02-14T03:08:36+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments