Category Archives: credit reports

Credit Repair and Identity Theft

One of the most common questions that clients ask me is how bankruptcy will impact their credit score. While most of my clients see at least a moderate improvement in about 12-18 months after their case is over, every situation is different. In this article, I offer a few tips that will help you maximize…

New California Law Limits Use of Credit Reports in Employment Background Checks

Clients often ask me if filing for bankruptcy could prevent them from getting a job.  There is a new law in California that address that issue for many of my clients.  Subject to several exceptions listed below, most California employers cannot review your credit report beginning January 1, 2012 Jobs that allow a credit check…