Category Archives: Bankruptcy


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]

The Ripping Off of the “Greatest Generation”

How to Protect the Elderly From Scams and Overly Aggressive Bill Collectors It is unfortunate that some take advantage of our “Greatest Generation”.  One common way of reaching senior citizens is by overly aggressive telemarketing of nonexistent investment opportunities and [...Read More]

Bankruptcy and the Constitution

The Constitutional Roots of Bankruptcy As a bankruptcy attorney, I often have the need to counsel my clients about their embarrassment and feelings that others will judge them harshly because they filed bankruptcy.  I often give them a “pep talk” [...Read More]

Back Taxes and Bankruptcy – Here’s What you Need to Know

  What Happens if you Owe Back Taxes and Declare Bankruptcy? Now that we have all survived the anxiety related to income tax preparation before April 15th, I thought it was a good time to review the issue of back [...Read More]

Free Seminar – Bankruptcy After 60: More Common Than You Think

Join DZMM for a Free Bankruptcy Seminar Bankruptcy After 60: More Common Than You Think CREDIT CARD DEBT, MEDICAL BILLS and PRESCRIPTION DRUG COSTS, are just some of the reasons more older Americans are filing for bankruptcy. Attend this FREE seminar to [...Read More]