Bankruptcy fraud occurs when individuals file for bankruptcy with criminal intent. Such intent includes filing for bankruptcy for purpose of not paying for goods and services even though the filers have sufficient funds.
If individuals are convicted of bankruptcy fraud, they could face severe penalties such as jail time or financial penalties. Some individuals, however, wrongly believe that having any income and filing for bankruptcy constitutes bankruptcy fraud.
To determine whether you are in a legitimate position to file for bankruptcy, contact the Birmingham bankruptcy attorneys of Greenway Bankruptcy Law, LLC, at (205) 324-4000.