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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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Privacy considerations in bankruptcy cases

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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What is the role of Bankruptcy Trustee?

A person who files bankruptcy will likely never meet or speak with the countless people involved in their bankruptcy, such as their creditors and, in most cases, the Bankruptcy Judge assigned to their case. However,…

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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 happens to my secured debt if I file Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

There are two kinds of debt: secured and unsecured. A debt is secured when the creditor/lender can recover a specified asset from the debtor/borrower if the borrower does not repay the loan on time. A…

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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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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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Debts That Are Not Included When Filing Bankruptcy

While bankruptcy is an excellent way to give yourself a fresh financial start, it cannot discharge all of your existing debts. Some debts simply must be paid, and these will not be discharged during your…

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Filing Issues to Consider when Pre-Bankruptcy Planning

Filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a big step. However, if handled correctly, it can mean a fresh financial start for you. With some careful planning before you file, you may be…

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Tips to Filing an Emergency Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Claim

We know that the decision to file for bankruptcy is never an easy one. Most people give it a lot of consideration before taking the step. However, in some cases you don’t have that luxury.…

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Common Issues Faced by Companies Who Filed Bankruptcy

This blog will discuss the issues faced by companies filing for both Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. First, though, let’s cover the differences between the two types. When a company files for Chapter 7, it…

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