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Privacy considerations in bankruptcy cases

August 31, 2018

Many people facing the prospect of filing a personal bankruptcy are concerned about the loss of privacy that could occur when their financial affairs become a matter of public record. This is a reasonable concern.…

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Can student loans be discharged in bankruptcy?

June 29, 2018

The spotlight on student loan defaults has grown brighter the past five years, yet the ever-growing student loan crisis crippling the financial futures of many students in college and beyond has yet to be solved…

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What is a bankruptcy discharge?

June 1, 2018

When a person files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, their intention is to have as many of their debts discharged as possible. But what exactly does it mean to have debts discharged? When a debt is discharged…

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Do I have to file a joint bankruptcy with my spouse?

January 30, 2018

It is no secret married couples do a lot of things together, such as raise children and pay taxes. Something else they can do as a unit, but do not have to, is file a…

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What to expect when going to court for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy

It is natural for people to worry about what to expect when they go to court for their Chapter 7 bankruptcy’s “341 Meeting,” also known as the “Meeting of Creditors.” Concerns about a creditor or…

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What is Strategic Bankruptcy?

What is Strategic Bankruptcy?

When many people hear the word bankruptcy, the first thing they think of is fear and despair. While the aftermath of bankruptcy will result in a period of change, it doesn’t have to be synonymous…

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Mediterranean Mayhem: Understanding The Greek Crisis

Mediterranean Mayhem: Understanding The Greek Debt Crisis

International finance may be Greek to you, but national bankruptcies are surprisingly similar to personal ones. To understand the current financial crisis in Greece, it helps to think of the Greek nation as an individual…

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Limelight Liquidation: 5 Shocking Celebrity Bankruptcies

Limelight Liquidation: 5 Shocking Celebrity Bankruptcies

From commercials to movie cameos to the many perks of fame, celebrities have no shortage of opportunities to make and keep money, yet many manage to go broke anyway. Dozens of stars have fallen from…

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Bankruptcy Glossary

Read This: Bankruptcy Glossary

Even the most responsible borrowers can’t always repay their debts, so if you plan to start a business or obtain a mortgage, make sure to have an exit strategy. Bankruptcy can provide a way out…

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Chapter 11 Is a Great Option for Small Businesses That Are Looking To Reorganize Business Assets

Small businesses often struggle with finances, sometimes to the point that they must seek relief through bankruptcy. While there are three choices (Chapter 7, Chapter 13 and Chapter 11) a business owner may be able…

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What Happens to My Mortgage After Bankruptcy?

Owning a home is a great achievement. Unfortunately, all of the hard work you have put into paying your mortgage may be at risk if you decide to file for bankruptcy in Georgia. What will…

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Why You Should Refrain from Withdrawing from Your 401K During a Hardship

We all face financial hardship at some point in our lives. One very common remedy sought out by those dealing with unexpected circumstances like a personal injury, work-related injury or medical bills is to borrow…

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Filing for student loan bankruptcy with Morgan & Morgan Attorneys at Law P.C.

Student Loans and Claiming Bankruptcy

Student Loans are far and away the most difficult form of debt to erase. Bankruptcy filing is typically not an option for student debt unless debtors can clearly prove through a series of tests that:

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The Proper Steps To Obtaining a Mortgage After Bankruptcy

Filing for bankruptcy is not the end of the world. Rather, it is the spark of a new beginning where you can rewrite your financial goals, erase large amounts of your debt and start afresh.…

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