The Benefits of Bankruptcy

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The word “bankruptcy” carries a negative connotation. This should not be the case however, as bankruptcy is a very beneficial tool. Despite what is widely believed, bankruptcy can actually leverage your credit score. Additionally, you will become free of certain debts. Read more about the many benefits of bankruptcy here. For help with identifying an […]

What Is the Symbol in Our Logo?

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Our firm consists of a powerhouse of attorneys achieving the results our clients deserve in complex cases presenting unique matters. Our award winning attorneys efficiently fuel your case with a wealth of legal experience and honest guidance. We thoroughly and efficiently tailor representation to each client’s unique problems. Let us fuel your case with the leverage […]

How Would Biden’s Proposed COVID-19 Relief Package Impact Small Businesses?

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American Rescue Plan, Biden’s proposed $1.9 trillion relief package, offers targeted help to restaurants, airlines and key industries. It adds a small amount to the PPP pool of funds, but does not include another round. By the way, where are the lobbyists for gyms?   Link to Article

A Rise in Wisconsin’s Unemployment Rate Results From COVID-19 Pandemic

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According to data supplied by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released by the state Department of Workforce Development (DWD), Wisconsin’s unemployment rate rose to about 5.5 percent in December. In April, due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 439,000 jobs were lost in Wisconsin. The hiring rate has been rather slow […]

Small Business Owners Continue to Struggle as a Result of Pandemic’s Impacts

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Q1 2021 CNBC SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey indicates the continuing struggle of small business owners despite the second round of the PPP and additional stimulus. Only 55% of owners believe their small businesses will survive another year, down from 67% in Q4 of 2020. The Small Business Confidence Index fell from 48 in Q4 2020 […]

Secured vs. Unsecured Debts in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case

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What is the difference between secured debts and unsecured debts? A secured debt has property attached to it as the lender’s collateral, like a home loan or a car loan. An unsecured debt does not.  The court treats secured and unsecured debt quite differently in Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases. Most clients can keep all of their […]

DeMarb Brophy Recognized as a 2021 Best Law Firm by Best Lawyers

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DeMarb Brophy LLC has been recognized in the 2021 edition of U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers ®  collaborative “Best Law Firms” rankings. The firm was granted tiered recognition in the practice areas of bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights, insolvency and reorganization law, white collar criminal defense and general practice criminal defense. Inclusion in the distinguished “Best Law Firms” rankings […]