Life After Bankruptcy
Filing for bankruptcy is a powerful remedy for people who feel they hit rock bottom financially. While bankruptcy can help you get a “clean slate” in your financial life, you need to understand what your life after bankruptcy will look like and what challenges you may face in the foreseeable future.
When Is Filing Bankruptcy a Good Option?
According to tabulations by the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), bankruptcy filings in 2022 in Louisiana increased nine percent, which was the highest rate nationwide. There was a total of 1,613 bankruptcies, with 24 percent of them Chapter 7 and 75 percent Chapter 13. The remaining one percent was for Chapter 11.