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What is lien-stripping and how does it work?

May 19, 2020

Many homeowners have more than one mortgage or lien on their property. In some cases, given the fluctuating values of real estate, homeowners can owe more than their home is worth. This is especially the…

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How the automatic stay in bankruptcy proceedings can help a filer get back on track

May 15, 2020

The automatic stay is one of the benefits to filing for bankruptcy. When someone files for bankruptcy, the court orders a stay on all attempts to collect debts from the filer. In part, the reason…

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The steps for filing for a Chapter 13 bankruptcy

May 7, 2020

Filing for bankruptcy is not something that anyone should take lightly. The process is quite intensive. Chapter 13 bankruptcy is especially complex, because under this type of bankruptcy a filer will be required to pay…

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How secured credit cards can help you build your credit

May 7, 2020

In the personal finance world, the words “credit card” often carry a negative connotation. Indeed, credit card debt is one of the top-cited reasons why people file for bankruptcy. Still, credit cards can actually be…

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What to Consider When Deciding Whether to File for Child Support

Parents want to provide a safe and secure environment for a child. The additional court-ordered financial support is also welcome to help provide for the many needs of a child. However, is filing for child…

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Filing for Bankruptcy: Choosing Between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13

For those who’ve hit financial strain and are considering filing for bankruptcy, the process can appear confusing. You might have heard a lot of information that makes you afraid to even see what your options…

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Debts that Can Be Relieved Through Bankruptcy

Often the people who would benefit the most from bankruptcy don’t know enough about the protections they’re afforded under the law. When you have financial stress, there are emotional traumas that come with the problem….

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Who Pays Child Support in Joint Custody

In joint custody cases, who pays child support and how much child support depends on several factors. First you will consider the incomes of both parties, and second you will look at how many overnights…

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How Does Foreclosure Work in Georgia?

If you have been struggling to make your mortgage payments and you are headed towards foreclosure, it’s important to understand how this process works in the state of Georgia. Since Georgia is a “non-judicial foreclosure…

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Why It's a Bad Idea to Tackle Your Credit Card Debt By Only Making Minimum Payments

If you have recently lost a job, and you have bills piling up, there are solutions. Whether you have recently started missing payments, or you are months behind, trying to pay off credit card debt…

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What Can I Do About Wage Garnishment?

A wage garnishment occurs when a court orders a portion of a person’s earnings to be withheld to satisfy a debt. When your wages are being garnished, the payroll department at your job will calculate…

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Can I Keep My Car When Filing For Bankruptcy?

If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, there are a number of factors to consider if you own a car and you want to keep it. How much you car is worth, and if you…

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What Should I Do If I Can't Afford My Child Support Payments?

Child support payments are a reality for many single parents but many people struggle with making these payments. If you are behind on your child support payments and are in debt because of it, there…

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How Long Can I Stay In My House After Foreclosure?

If you are facing possible foreclosure on your home, falling behind on your mortgage payments, or are already in the foreclosure process, you may be wondering exactly how long you can stay in your house…

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