Sarah L. Newell has been in private practice, practicing bankruptcy law since 2002. She is admitted to the Kansas and Missouri State Bars. She represents both debtors and creditors. Prior to private practice, she clerked for Judge John K. Pearson and Judge Robert E. Nugent. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in 1996 and her Juris Doctorate in 1999, both from the University of Kansas. She currently practices in the areas of bankruptcy, collections and family law. She resides in Wichita with her husband and three children.
This is sometimes called a “fresh start” bankruptcy or a “straight”, “total”, or “medical” bankruptcy. Sometimes, but rarely property of the debtor may be liquidated or sold to pay creditors.
Sometimes referred as “personal reorganization” or “wage earner repayment” or “debt adjustment” bankruptcy. A Chapter 13 debtor files and follows a court approved plan to pay debts or parts of debts from their income.
Is for family farmers and is similar to a Chapter 13 but accounts for larger debt limits.
Is known as “business reorganization” or complex individual reorganization.