Chapter 11 bankruptcy is a bankruptcy process that allows the struggling business to reorganize its debts and also liquidate assets to repay debts. Once the filing party has filed the bankruptcy motion, they remain in possession of the business and its assets during the business bankruptcy process. The goal of the process is to get the business back on its feet.
Bankruptcy can be a reorganization option for individuals. However, in order to use this bankruptcy type, filers must have a reliable source of income. Those seeking to reorganize their debt and enjoy a fresh financial start at the end of the process should consider filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy. A manageable repayment plan is developed through the Chapter 13 bankruptcy process that allows the filing party to repay their debts over a 3-5 year period.
It can be overwhelming to be facing overpowering debt. Then add to the stress by including wage garnishment to an already challenging circumstance. It can already be stressful to try to address debts, monthly bills and other financial concerns prior to the added pressure of wage garnishment, which can make all of those concerns even more challenging. As a result, it can be tremendously important to stop wage garnishment.
The bankruptcy process can be an important resource for struggling businesses to consider. While it is a difficult process to initiate and certainly a challenging decision to make, it can often be the best choice and option for a business struggling to keep afloat.