Burnsville Bankruptcy Attorney

Call a Burnsville Bankruptcy Attorney Now
(651) 639-0313
Call Twin City Attorneys @ (651) 639-0313 for a free phone consultation about debt and credit issues, or click here to e-mail us. There's no charge unless you decide to hire us.

We can't solve every problem, but we have helped many people to improve their credit scores and get out from under crushing debt.

Bankruptcy is a Possible Solution to Many Common Debt Problems:

  • Harassment by Creditors – Are you getting collection calls and letters for bills you can't pay?
  • Robbing Peter to Pay Paul – Are you taking cash advances from one credit card to pay another?
  • Payday Loans – Are you caught in an unending cycle of short-term high interest loans?
  • Foreclosure – Are you in danger of losing your home? If you have a second mortgage, there is a good chance you will be sued after you lose the house to foreclosure. A Chapter 13 bankruptcy might be the best way to save it.
  • Repossession – Have you missed one or more car payments? A Chapter 13 bankruptcy might be the best way to catch up. If your car is repossessed and you are unable to deal with the lender, the car will be sold at a wholesale auction, usually at a heavy loss, and you will probably be sued for a surprisingly large amount of money. You will then have a judgment against you and no car.
  • Lawsuits & Judgments – Have you been sued or threatened with a lawsuit? If a creditor wins a lawsuit against you (which often happens by default) a judgment will be entered against you and the creditor will look for ways to collect, including wage garnishments and bank levies.
  • Garnishments and Levies – If a creditor garnishes your paycheck, you could lose a quarter of your take home pay. If you have a bank account, a creditor might drain it to pay its judgment.
  • Low Credit Score – A low credit score can be devastating. You either won't be able to get a loan at all, or will be forced to pay high interest rates, which may make the payments too high to afford. Even worse, a low credit score may make it hard to rent an apartment or get a good job. Call us to talk about improving your credit.
  • Driver's License Suspended After an Accident without Car Insurance – If you can't afford to pay the damages, bankruptcy may be the only feasible way to get your license back.

Afraid to Call a Burnsville Bankruptcy Attorney?

We're here to help you, not judge you. We are easy to talk to, and there's no fee unless you decide to hire us. 651-639-0313 To find answers to your debt and credit problems, call Twin City Attorneys @ (651) 639-0313, or click here to e-mail us

Burnsville, Minnesota

Burnsville Bankruptcy Attorney

About Burnsville, MN

Burnsville is a city located about 15 miles south of Minneapolis in Dakota County, Minnesota. Lying on the south bank of the Minnesota River, Burnsville was for many years separated from the central cities by a lack of transportation infrastructure, hampering early growth. Burnsville Township, in 1950, had a population of only 583, and a one-room schoolhouse teaching 8 grades of instruction. After the arrival of Interstate 35W in 1960, however, the city grew quickly, fueled by huge demand for suburban housing, and its newfound accessibility. Burnsville incorporated in 1964, after an annexation attempt from the City of Bloomington that was fought in the Minnesota Supreme Court. In 1977, Burnsville Center opened, and ushered in an era of extensive commercial development in the city. By 2000, the city was nearly fully developed, and had over 60,000 residents.

Mdewakanton Dakota were the earliest identifiable human inhabitants who lived in the area, attracted to the area by water fowl and game animals. Around 1750, as a part of the greater migration of the Mdewakanton Dakota tribe, Chief Black Dog established a permanent village on the isthmus between Black Dog Lake and the Minnesota River, with an estimated population of about 250. On the other end of present-day Burnsville, the area near Crystal Lake was also used by the Dakota for the purposes of fishing, leisure, and burial. Nearby Buck Hill received its name around this time after early settlers observed Native Americans watching deer and buck drinking from the lake below. Three large burial mounds were later discovered near this site after the area was settled by Europeans.

The first European settlers to the area were mostly of Irish and Scottish descent, and were primarily farmers who had came upriver from Saint Paul. One of the early settlers was William Byrne, who in 1855 settled near the present-day intersection of County Road 34 and Judicial Road near the Scott County line. Byrne later donated land at this site for a church, school, and cemetery, and also served as Town Chairman. In 1858 the Dakota County Board authorized the creation of "Byrnsville" Township. However, over the years, the names "Byrnsville" and "Burnsville" began to be used interchangeably. In 1964, when the township opted for incorporation, the Town Clerk used the name Burnsville, and it has been known as such ever since.

Burnsville Township grew very slowly, and remained pastoral in nature over its first 100 years. Following several transportation projects, most notably the completion of 35W through the city in 1960, the floodgates to development where opened. In the early 1960's, it was envisioned that Burnsville's "downtown" should be located around the intersection of Nicollet Avenue and Burnsville Parkway (named the Crosstown at the time). Commercial development was promoted around this area, but the idea did not catch on strongly, and development was initially slow. In 1977, Burnsville Center opened, and within 5 or 10 years a number of retail centers opened in its vicinity, containing a wide variety of retail and restaurants.

After the opening of the mall, large commercial developments began popping up near Burnsville Center, and County Road 42 emerged as the main retail center of the city. This had the effect of shifting the city's developmental focus away from the downtown that had been envisioned, and the plan remained dormant for some years to come. In the early 1990's, Burnsville decided to conduct a citywide planning process, and over 700 residents and business people met over several months to help chart the future direction of the city. It was called "Partnership for Tomorrow", and over the duration of this input-oriented study, the conclusion was drawn that Burnsville needed an area that was like a "downtown". However, no immediate action was taken to build such an area.

Later in the decade (1990's), the "Vision for Tomorrow" group formed, and convinced the city to enhance the Nicollet Boulevard and Burnsville Parkway area with a streetscape project. This re-invigorated the 1960's-born push for a downtown area near and surrounding this intersection. Groups that had worked on the streetscape project then went to work as planning groups to remake the area with an "urban downtown feel". This project would come to known as the "Heart of the City", and has thus far been a success, attracting developers and residents to the city's new "downtown".

Burnsville is a diverse city, by Minnesota standards, with a foreign born population of 12.4% as compared with the state average of 7.2%. In addition, 16.6% of city residents speak a language other than English at home, compared to 10.6% in Minnesota. Burnsville is also more educated than the average Minnesota city, and amongst residents over 25 years of age, over 35% hold a bachelor's degree or higher, and 93.4% have graduated high school. Due to its high level of education, Burnsville enjoys an above-average median household income as well ($64,561 vs. $59,126 for the state), and its poverty rate is relatively low at 8.7% as compared with the Minnesota average (11.2%).

Have you wondered why the expression "Burnsville Bankruptcy Attorney" appears several times on this page? It's because saying Burnsville Bankruptcy Attorney helps you find us on the internet so we can explain to you how filing for bankruptcy works and discuss whether it's a good idea for you. Please call us at (651) 639-0313 for a FREE PHONE CONSULTATION or click here to e-mail us. Burnsville Bankruptcy Attorney!

Burnsville Bankruptcy Attorney § Burnsville Bankruptcy Lawyers

Disclaimers, Warranties, & Copyright