You should not feel alone or embarrassed if you file for bankruptcy. Over 1,000 new bankruptcy cases are filed each week in our area. Bankruptcy provides a great opportunity for a new financial beginning. In fact, many well-known public figures have filed for bankruptcy and moved on to accomplish great things.
For instance, the following famous people have filed for bankruptcy:
- Former Presidents, Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant and William McKinley
- Walt Disney
- Mark Twain
- Henry Ford
- Wayne Newton
- Jerry Lee Lewis
- Larry King
- Burt Reynolds
- Johnny Unitas
- Milton Hershey
- Donald Trump
- David Crosby
- Ed McMahon
- Tom Petty
- H. J. Heinz
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Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, many well-known business leaders and former U.S. Presidents have filed for bankruptcy to obtain a fresh start prior to achieving their successes.
If a Chapter 13 is filed, they may not be forced to lose any assets. Chapter 13 is considered a restructuring bankruptcy because the debtor makes payments to their creditors according to a court approved payment plan. In Chapter 13, the Trustee is not concerned with liquidating assets.
Many people who have filed for bankruptcy have gone on to become President of the United States. For instance, Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses Grant, Donald Trump, and William McKinley have all filed for bankruptcy.
Examples include: Walt Disney, Tom Petty, Larry King, Burt Reynolds, Henry Ford, and Jerry Lee Lewis.