If you are a small business owner or its president, and are considering a Chapter 7 or Chapter 11 Commercial Bankruptcy, you should understand how difficult this process can be. You should carefully review the changes in the law with your attorney, for example, on October 17, 2005 “The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005” made it much tougher for consumers filing bankruptcy, and it also caused many complications for small businesses attempting to file business bankruptcy.
A small business, under this Bankruptcy law is defined as any business with $2,000 in debt or less. Here are a few of the provisions that will make filing a Chapter 7 or Chapter 11 Commercial Bankruptcy much riskier for a small business.
Business bankruptcy is now a less desirable option for many small to medium sized businesses that carry high amounts of debt and with the red tape imposed by their creditors trying to collect, this process can be unbearable. Fortunately, there are alternatives for the small business owner to consider.
The above paragraphs are INFORMATIONAL and not ADVISORY in any capacity or manner. For legal advice concerning the different types of bankruptcy, and bankruptcy in general, please contact your bankruptcy attorney. However please note, WE CAN PREVENT BANKRUPTCY.
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