Dealing with Debt

Questions & Answers

Question: Our income is social security only. Is it safe from garnisement? I am currently paying 228 per month on a credit card settlement arrangement, and I can no longer afford it since I can no longer work. My health has failed. Please advise. Thank you.

Answer: To find out more about bankruptcy, including whether bankruptcy is the right option for you, you may want to look at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of Arizona's website.They provide a lot of helpful information such as pamphlets and requirements for different types of bankruptcy filings. You may also want to read the frequently asked questions on the site. This section provides information on topics including filing fees, exemptions, and Federal Rules of Bankruptcy proceedings. Since bankruptcy matters are complex, you may decide to speak with an attorney. You can find information on where to locate an attorney for legal advice on this website.

March 23, 2011