When I first got my driver’s license, gas in Encino was $1.25 per gallon. Needless to say, times have changed. Here in California, especially in the greater Los Angeles area, cars are a necessity. The average LA household drives about 13,000 miles per year and uses about 650 gallons of gas. At current gas prices,.
In bankruptcy, clients have to submit a detailed budget of their expenses. When we go over food and grocery budgets, I find clients frequently don’t really know what they spend on food and groceries. Often, when we get their bank statements and actually go through it, they’re shocked. By sitting down and taking the time.