Category Archives: Bankruptcy


As many of you know from my previous blogs, I handle consumer bankruptcies in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.  Despite the turmoil from the pandemic in 2020, the bankruptcy practice has been fairly quiet.  This has been caused by the government’s intervention in [...Read More]


What a year 2020 has been.  Most of us looked forward to the beginning of the 20’s with optimism, particularly after 2019 seemed to have had its share of scary events. However, nothing could have prepared any of us for [...Read More]

Harrisburg Diocese Bankruptcy

What are your rights in bankruptcy in light of the Harrisburg Diocese bankruptcy filing? As many of you are aware, Catholic Dioceses across the United States have been involved in allegations and eventual claims for clergy abuse.  This has resulted [...Read More]

Those Hangover Blues

Yes, I caught your attention, but I wasn’t talking about hangovers related to holiday partying.  Rather, I am talking about hangovers caused by holiday overspending. This is a good time of year to assess your financial situation.  Do you have [...Read More]

Answers to Your Frequently Asked Bankruptcy Questions

Q: Will I lose my house? A: Generally speaking, no.  Most bankruptcies involve the use of substantial exemptions provided by State and Federal law, so it is unlikely that you will lose your house, unless you do so voluntarily.  For [...Read More]

Bankruptcy and The Elderly – Again

Since my last blog on Bankruptcy and the Elderly in 2014, the problem has actually become worse. Recently, the New York Times had an article entitled “Too Little Too Late:  Bankruptcy Booms Among Older Americans.”   See New York Times, August [...Read More]

The Perils of “Do-It-Yourself” (DIY) Bankruptcy

Continuing the theme of the perils of “Do-It-Yourself” legal documents, my subject for today is the risks associated with a “Do-It-Yourself” bankruptcy filing. While many bankruptcy filers have financial issues and regard legal fees as an obstacle to bankruptcy, this [...Read More]

Bankruptcy & Retirement Assets

Are my retirement assets protected in bankruptcy? As many of our firm’s regular readers know, we have a continuing blog series on commonly asked questions in bankruptcy.  Now that we are beginning a new year, many of you may be [...Read More]

 Interplay of Divorce and Bankruptcy in Pennsylvania (Part 2)

Divorce & Bankruptcy As you may have seen from my most recent blog, my firm, Daley Zucker Meilton & Miner is holding a free seminar  on Divorce and Bankruptcy on September 27, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. in our Lemoyne office. [...Read More]

Free Seminar: How Do Divorce and Bankruptcy Impact Each Other

Divorce and Bankruptcy in Pennsylvania In preparation for an upcoming seminar, the attorneys at Daley Zucker Meilton & Miner, LLC, will do a series of posts to introduce the topic of the interplay between divorce and bankruptcy.  The seminar is tentatively [...Read More]