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Blog Posts in 2017

What Do I Do If A Collection Agency Is After Me?

Credit cards can be tricky resources. If used properly, they can assist with making purchases in a difficult time. If used carelessly, they can lead to multiple collection proceedings and even ...
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Can I File for Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer?

Attorneys are asked this question frequently when it comes to any type of legal matter. “Can I do this without a lawyer?” Usually this means that the person facing the legal proceeding wants to avoid ...
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Important Bankruptcy FAQ’s Answered

Bankruptcy is often given a pretty bad reputation. Many people want to avoid it at all costs because of the negative stigma that is associated with filing for bankruptcy. Others simply do not ...
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What Is an Automatic Stay in Bankruptcy?

When a bankruptcy case is filed, the filer and their property become protected by an “automatic stay.” That term sounds good, but not many people know exactly what it means. The “automatic stay” is ...
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Why Should I Consider Chapter 7?

We all hit hard times. No one is exempt from the effects of unemployment, illness, business failure, divorce or other calamities that cause people to get behind on paying their debts. Sometimes it is ...
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Chapter 7 or Chapter 13: Which One Should I File?

Making the decision to seek relief under bankruptcy is tough enough. But once someone decides to file, they have another important decision to make. What type of bankruptcy should be pursued? The two ...
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What Is Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Unlike Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 does not immediately discharge debt. Rather, it is a form of court protection from creditors as an individual works with a structured plan to pay off debts as ...
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Are Student Loans Dischargeable Under Bankruptcy?

Most people believe that student loan debts absolutely are not dischargeable in bankruptcy. While most of the time this statement is true, it it not true all of the time. In fact, student loan debts ...
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What Kinds of Debts Can Bankruptcy Eliminate?

For some people, bankruptcy is synonymous with “financial ruin” and is something that should be avoided at all costs. While filing for bankruptcy is not something that you should take lightly, it will ...
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Is Bankruptcy Right for You? 3 Questions to Ask

People may find themselves in a financial bind for a number of reasons, including job loss, unemployment, divorce, health problems, poorly performing investments, or even the simple over utilization ...
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5 Things To Know About Medical Debt and Bankruptcy

Even though someone may have insurance, sometimes a major event occurs for which they are still underprepared. Maybe there was a skiing accident that led to a compound fracture; maybe there was a ...
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Will I Lose My Assets If I File For Bankruptcy?

People facing serious financial struggles can often benefit from bankruptcy. They may be hesitant to file for bankruptcy due to several concerns. A common concern is what will happen to their assets ...
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Pros and Cons of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Almost everyone has heard the term “bankruptcy,” often in a negative context. However, bankruptcy can be extremely beneficial for many households, as it can provide financial relief so that you can ...
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