Clair Gjertsen & Weathers PLLC is a trusted Westchester, NY law firm helping individuals and businesses for more than 40 years in Chapter 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcies.
Helping You End the Stress With a Fresh Financial Start
We understand this reality and can empathize with the struggles you face now and what lies ahead for you. You may want to consider filing bankruptcy. You may be able to keep your home and discharge your medical bills, your credit card debt, and possibly your student loans.
While Clair Gjertsen & Weathers PLLC look for non-bankruptcy options first in saving your home, bankruptcy may become the best choice in giving you a fresh financial start. If you qualify, we will help you from the application process to the formal reorganization or discharge of your debt.
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How do you know what chapter to file?
That will depend on your short-term and long-term objectives.
- Chapter 7 bankruptcy (discharge of personal debts)
- Chapter 13 bankruptcy (reorganization of personal debts)
- Chapter 11 bankruptcy (reorganization of business debts)
Some issues to consider when determining what chapter to file:
There are debts that are not eligible for discharge:
- child support
- student loans
- tax debts
- debts incurred in fraudulent business deals