Making Cents of the Bankruptcy Code, Part I

By | 2014-09-23T16:04:53+00:00 September 23rd, 2014|Categories: Bankruptcy, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Various Bankruptcy Proceedings & Eligibility Part I: Brief Overview There is a lot of confusion and apprehension about filing bankruptcy. Some people believe they will lose everything they own. Others think they can keep everything and still get rid of all of their debt. Just like anything else, the truth lies somewhere in the middle. It [...]

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Dealing with Tax Debt: 7 Solutions From A Kansas City Tax Attorney

By | 2014-05-16T01:28:02+00:00 May 16th, 2014|Categories: Bankruptcy, Business Law, General, Resources, Tax Law, Uncategorized|

The stress that comes from trying to meet tax-filing deadlines is only the beginning for some taxpayers. And if you find yourself owing taxes that you can’t afford to pay at the filing deadline, you are already aware of the additional stress that can come from owing delinquent taxes. Fortunately an experienced Kansas City tax attorney [...]

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Choosing-a-Bankruptcy-Attorney

By | 2014-03-03T05:10:37+00:00 March 3rd, 2014|Categories: Bankruptcy, Uncategorized|

That's it, you're done. After struggling to pay your debts, you're ready to consider bankruptcy. It's time to contact a bankruptcy lawyer, but which one? How do you know where to look?  Many advertise on TV and radio, others on billboards and bus stops. They seem nice, have a perky smile, and claim to be there [...]

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Legal Separation, Divorce, and Taxes: Can I claim my children as dependents?

By | 2014-01-28T08:33:58+00:00 January 28th, 2014|Categories: Family Law, Tax Law, Uncategorized|

What if my divorced or separated spouse and I disagree over who will claim our children as dependents? Determining which parent can claim the children as tax dependents can be a volatile issue in a divorce or legal separation.  And for obvious reason -- the tax code rewards parents of dependent children with lucrative tax deductions, and [...]

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How Will Bankruptcy Affect my Credit

By | 2013-12-27T20:04:42+00:00 December 27th, 2013|Categories: Bankruptcy, Uncategorized|

One of the most common questions I am asked when sitting down with a client is, “How will this affect my credit?” The common myth is that a bankruptcy will ruin an individual’s ability to obtain credit in the future. While the filing of a bankruptcy will have an effect on your credit, many of my [...]

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Making the Complicated World of Law Less Complicated

By | 2013-10-15T08:23:31+00:00 October 15th, 2013|Categories: Bankruptcy, Business Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, General, Immigration Law, Personal Injury, Resources, Tax Law, Traffic Violations, Uncategorized|

At Reneau and Shernaman, Attorneys at Law, our goal is to make the complicated, less complicated. We know the law can be confusing and unclear without a professional to help you sort through the legal terminology and get to the point. That’s where we come in. Not only are we experienced, we are excellent at listening. [...]