Baseball icon Jose Canseco filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in bankruptcy court in Las Vegas. Canseco used to play for the Oakland Athletics baseball team and was the American League rookie of the year in 1986 and league MVP in 1988. If you were rich and now find yourself poor, a bankruptcy lawyer in Las Vegas can help you file your Vegas bankruptcy.
Canseco’s bankruptcy petition lists less than $21,000 in assets and almost $1.7 million in liabilities. His liabilities also include more than $500,000 owed to the Internal Revenue Service.
Chapter 7 bankruptcy is for asset liquidation and discharges some (but maybe not all) of the debtors debts. The 48-year-old Canseco lives in Las Vegas and had the help of a bankruptcy lawyer in Las Vegas to file his bankruptcy. Canseco was a six time All-Star and two time World Series winner. This just proves that no one is immune from bankruptcy.
For more information about Canseco’s Vegas bankruptcy filing, go to http://espn.go.com/mlb/story/_/id/8223085/jose-canseco-files-chapter-7-bankruptcy-nevada. If you need to file for bankruptcy, contact a trusted bankruptcy lawyer in Las Vegas before things get worse.
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