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Determining when its time to file bankruptcy.
Impact of Bankruptcy Laws on Divorce Generally
Are you wondering if you should obtain your divorce prior to filing bankruptcy or vice-versa? This article discusses the pros and cons of both approaches. You are advised to consult with an attorney to review your own specific facts and circumstances!
A summary of how filing a bankruptcy effects your student loans or pell grants.
This article has tips for debtors to avoid actions that might negatively impact a future bankruptcy filing. This is not a complete list of pitfalls that could jeopardize your case. You are advised to consult with a bankruptcy attorney before engaging in any transactions involving debts or assets.
This article compares and contrasts the two major consumer bankruptcy options: Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Chapter 7 is a liquidating bankruptcy commonly referred to as "fresh start" bankruptcy. Chapter 13 is a debt reorganization option where debtors make a monthly payment for 3-5 years.
This article discusses the options available to assist Debtors in keeping their homes and preserving equity in bankruptcy proceedings.
Are you considering filing for bankruptcy but you need to keep your car? Maybe you need to file and you want to get rid of the car. This article discusses the options for keeping or surrendering your vehicle in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings.
Can I sell my house to my child so that I can stop a foreclosure and continue to live there?