A man that is currently running for mayor in Streetsboro, Ohio has confirmed that he previously filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy and continues to make payments at this time.

The man filed for bankruptcy in 2009 and has been making monthly payments to creditors since then. The man stated that he was forced to file for bankruptcy after he suffered multiple financial set backs in a row.

These events included a divorce from his wife, losing income after quitting his part-time job and helping to pay for his son’s college expenses. Some think that the fact that he has filed for bankruptcy might help him in his campaign because it shows that he can bounce back after facing hardships in life.

If you or a loved one are having financial issues and are considering bankruptcy, you need experienced representation on your side in order to help you understand the legal process. Contact the Florida chapter 13 bankruptcy lawyers of Ryan J. Really, Attorney at Law, PLLC by calling (239) 237-0675.