Kindlund Legal LLC

Kindlund Legal LLC Hardships can happen to anyone, at any time. As a bankruptcy attorney, I help my clients deal with their debts and gain them new financial beginnings.

I have been assisting Maryland residents dealing with a number of debt problems for decades. As a former bankruptcy trustee, I know what perspective the “other side” of a bankruptcy case will take and the questions they will ask. With this knowledge, I can effectively prepare your Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy petition. If we discuss your financial situation and bankruptcy is not your best interest, I can also seek other debt relief methods. This includes loan modifications for mortgages through the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) or Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), seeking possible debt forgiveness or reductions for student loans and other possible options. For every individual, family or small business I work with, it is my goal to find the best legal solution available to help minimize debt and achieve the financial stability my clients deserve. I am able to work with those facing: • Serious debt from credit cards or medical bills • Home foreclosure • Overwhelming student loans or car loans • Mortgage arrears • Back taxes • Wage garnishment It is in your best interest to reach out to an attorney as soon as possible to make sure you avoid common mistakes homeowners and individuals with debt can make. My team and I know how to file what needs to be filed on your behalf, and can advise you about what to expect during and after the legal process. I can also assist those seeking citizenship or permanent residency. I offer a free half hour consultation over the phone or in person, so take charge of your finances and call me today at (240) 688-9000. If Spanish is your primary language, know that you are welcome to call—my staff includes native Spanish speakers

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I'm grateful for wonderful clients5 star review Positive: Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, ValueThree years ago...
09/15/2020

I'm grateful for wonderful clients

5 star review

Positive: Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value
Three years ago I fell upon hard times. I unexpectedly lost my job and was unable to pay my bills. I did't know what to do. The amount of debt that I had could not be consolidated into a payment plan and my only option was bankruptcy....Jillian is a professional, and caring bankruptcy attorney that helped me navigate a complicated process and...got me through my hardship. She was very understanding of my situation and was there...every step of the way. I don't know what I would have done with out her. If you need a bankruptcy attorney look no further.

Bankruptcy is a difficult process that has long-term implications on your financial situation, so it's not something to ...
09/10/2020
How Bankruptcies Work | The Ascent

Bankruptcy is a difficult process that has long-term implications on your financial situation, so it's not something to jump into blindly. But if you've evaluated all your options and determined that bankruptcy is your best chance for a fresh start, then you should pick the smartest time to file and go through the entire process correctly. http://bit.ly/2AZfOvM

Here is everything you need to know before you file for bankruptcy including chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcies.

A Tenth Circuit ruling that some types of private student loan debts can be wiped out in #bankruptcy could broaden optio...
09/08/2020
Private Student Loan Debtors Win Limited Bankruptcy Reprieve (1)

A Tenth Circuit ruling that some types of private student loan debts can be wiped out in #bankruptcy could broaden options for struggling debtors and prompt re-opening of some old bankruptcy cases. The decision doesn’t apply to government-backed loans or other “qualified” student loans, which make up the vast majority of typical student loans. https://bit.ly/3gT9Sap

A Tenth Circuit ruling that some types of private student loan debts can be wiped out in bankruptcy could broaden options for struggling debtors and prompt re-opening of some old bankruptcy cases.

In bankruptcy, certain property can be exempt from being sold to repay your creditors, while other property is not. The ...
09/03/2020
Identifying Nonexempt Assests in Bankruptcy

In bankruptcy, certain property can be exempt from being sold to repay your creditors, while other property is not. The property that is not exempt is called your nonexempt assets.

In bankruptcy, nonexempt assets can be seized by the court and used to pay off your debts. Nonexempt assets are defined by federal and state law.

09/02/2020
Public Affairs Detail | Federal Housing Finance Agency

Today the Forclosure moritorium has been extended to the ending of the year

https://www.fhfa.gov/mobile/Pages/public-affairs-detail.aspx?PageName=FHFA-Extends-Foreclosure-and-REO-Eviction-Moratoriums.aspx

​​Washington, D.C. – Today, to help borrowers at risk of losing their home due to the coronavirus national emergency, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) will extend the moratoriums on single-family foreclosures and real estate ...

Filing for bankruptcy may help when you have more debt than you can handle. Chapter 7 wipes out many kinds of debts, whi...
09/01/2020

Filing for bankruptcy may help when you have more debt than you can handle. Chapter 7 wipes out many kinds of debts, while chapter 13 allows you to make lower payments as part of a repayment plan. A bankruptcy attorney can help you determine which option is right for you.

08/31/2020

Wonderful clients - made my week 😳👈🏻🎉

5 star review August 28, 2020My family was very pleased with Jillian Kindlund , with her pleasant personality and candid...
08/28/2020

5 star review August 28, 2020

My family was very pleased with Jillian Kindlund , with her pleasant personality and candid manner. We felt we were in good hands and we could trust her with our situation of distress. My spouse and myself are very thankful for Jillian's help and greatly appreciate her knowledge & professionalism. We cannot recommend Kindlund Legal LLC highly enough !

Consumers who have filed bankruptcy are right to worry about just how long bankruptcies linger on their credit reports, ...
08/11/2020
How Long Does a Bankruptcy Stay on Your Credit Report? | Bankrate

Consumers who have filed bankruptcy are right to worry about just how long bankruptcies linger on their credit reports, but it’s important to note that you may see less impact to your credit as time goes by. https://bit.ly/30BDHr7

A bankruptcy will stay on your credit report for a number of years depending on when you actually filed as well as the type of bankruptcy.

A bankruptcy discharge is a court order issued at the end of a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 case that relieves you from your ...
08/08/2020
What You Must Know About Bankruptcy Discharge

A bankruptcy discharge is a court order issued at the end of a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 case that relieves you from your obligation to pay a debt. Once a debt has been discharged, the creditor is prohibited from taking collection action on that debt—ever again.

A guide to bankruptcy discharge, a court order issued at the end of Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 cases that removes your personal liability for debts.

Secured debts are linked to an asset, like a home or a car. Chapter 7 bankruptcy can discharge most types of unsecured d...
08/05/2020
What's the Difference Between Secured and Unsecured Debt?

Secured debts are linked to an asset, like a home or a car. Chapter 7 bankruptcy can discharge most types of unsecured debt. If most of your debt is secured or nondischargeable, Chapter 13 may be a better option. A bankruptcy attorney can help you determine which chapter is right for your situation.

When you're borrowing money, you need to know if the debt is secured or unsecured. Find out how to tell -- and why the difference matters.

If you decide on bankruptcy, you’ll need to complete mandatory credit counseling through government-approved agencies. H...
08/01/2020
Bankruptcy Counseling: What It Is, What to Expect - NerdWallet

If you decide on bankruptcy, you’ll need to complete mandatory credit counseling through government-approved agencies. Here's what to expect.

Bankruptcy counseling is a crucial step in the process of filing for bankruptcy. Here's what it is and how you can do it.

Filing for #bankruptcy typically means taking a big hit on your credit score, but it doesn’t necessarily mean you’re shu...
07/21/2020
Applying for a Credit Card After Bankruptcy - NerdWallet

Filing for #bankruptcy typically means taking a big hit on your credit score, but it doesn’t necessarily mean you’re shut off from new credit entirely. https://bit.ly/2ZEhok8

A bankruptcy is going to make getting credit harder, but not necessarily impossible. Get your finances in order going forward, then explore your options.

A bankruptcy shouldn't preclude you from being able to borrow money on good terms in the future. By taking steps to rebu...
07/11/2020
Credit Cards After Bankruptcy | The Motley Fool

A bankruptcy shouldn't preclude you from being able to borrow money on good terms in the future. By taking steps to rebuild your credit after bankruptcy, you can see improvements in your credit score as your bankruptcy becomes less important compared to the good history you built up more recently.

Credit cards are important tools in rebuilding your credit score after bankruptcy. Here's a six-step process for building up your credit report with a credit card, even if you have a recent Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy behind you.

Bankruptcy can be challenging, but it can also be an opportunity for a fresh start to turn around your finances. https:/...
07/09/2020
5 key ways you can rebound quickly after bankruptcy

Bankruptcy can be challenging, but it can also be an opportunity for a fresh start to turn around your finances. https://cnb.cx/2NoNBpK

Bankruptcy can be a challenging time, but it can also be an opportunity for a fresh start to take hold of your finances and make a turnaround. Here are 5 key ways to quickly increase your credit score and put you on track toward a more prosperous financial future.

https://www.marylandmatters.org/2020/06/24/were-going-to-see-a-flood-of-evictions-activists-warn-as-end-of-moratorium-lo...
06/26/2020
'We're Going to See a Flood of Evictions,' Activists Warn as End of Moratorium Looms – Maryland Matters

https://www.marylandmatters.org/2020/06/24/were-going-to-see-a-flood-of-evictions-activists-warn-as-end-of-moratorium-looms/?utm_source=msba%20weekly&utm_medium=email

As the end of the federal moratorium on residential evictions looms, local government officials and advocates for the poor worry that thousands of Marylanders could soon lose their housing. The Maryland judiciary has indicated it will resume hearing eviction cases on July 25, when the federal morato...

The longer people wait to file bankruptcy, the more they struggle, according to a 2018 study. https://bit.ly/2PmqcV3
06/26/2020
Why Waiting to File Bankruptcy Can Hurt You

The longer people wait to file bankruptcy, the more they struggle, according to a 2018 study. https://bit.ly/2PmqcV3

The longer people wait to file bankruptcy, the more they struggle, according to a 2018 law review study. Here's why you should use this legal tool sooner rather than later to regain your financial footing.

If you're thinking about filing for bankruptcy, here's a look at what will happen to your bank accounts, retirement acco...
06/15/2020
What Happens to Your Financial Accounts in Bankruptcy? | The Motley Fool

If you're thinking about filing for bankruptcy, here's a look at what will happen to your bank accounts, retirement accounts such as your Roth IRA, and other finances. https://bit.ly/3cHqcc8

Depending on how you go about declaring bankruptcy, you may or may not be able to keep various assets in your bank accounts, 401(k), traditional or Roth IRA, and other retirement accounts. Here's what you need to know.

The US Trustee’s Office extends telephonic or video meetings through October 10, 2020
06/13/2020

The US Trustee’s Office extends telephonic or video meetings through October 10, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Americans got protection from evictions, foreclosures and student debt. But debt collector...
06/12/2020
Capital One and Other Debt Collectors Are Still Coming for Millions of Americans

As the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Americans got protection from evictions, foreclosures and student debt. But debt collectors have continued to siphon off their share of paychecks from those who still have jobs. https://bit.ly/2XLeNDV

As the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Americans got protection from evictions, foreclosures and student debt. But debt collectors have continued to siphon off their share of paychecks from those who still have jobs.

Are bills piling up while you're out of work and stuck at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic? Are you thinking that f...
06/04/2020
10 Things You Should Know Before Filing for Bankruptcy

Are bills piling up while you're out of work and stuck at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic? Are you thinking that filing for bankruptcy might be a good way to fix your financial situation? If so, you're not alone. https://bit.ly/2T7Idt6

If you're struggling to pay your bills and thinking about filing for bankruptcy, there are a few things you should know before taking that big step.

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