About This Blog

Confused about the changes to bankruptcy laws? Deciding whether bankruptcy is right for you? Authors Steve Elias and Albin Renauer break down bankruptcy law into plain English to answer your bankruptcy queries and concerns.

Steve Elias is the author of many Nolo books, including The New Bankruptcy: Will It Work for You? and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: Repay Your Debts. Steve also practices law in his spare time, providing affordable attorney advice to people doing their own bankruptcies with the help of a non-lawyer bankruptcy petition preparer or by using his book How to File For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy.

Albin Renauer spent 17 years as an editor at Nolo, where he helped create numerous books and software programs, including the bestselling WillMaker. Albin’s latest project is LegalConsumer.com, an online companion to his book How to File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy designed to help debtors file for bankruptcy.

The opinions expressed in this blog do not necessarily reflect the views of Nolo, its clients, or its partners. This blog may provide legal information, but not advice. Consult a lawyer if you want professional assurance regarding how the law applies to your situation.