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Blog Posts in 2018

How Bankruptcy Affects Retirement?

It is a well-known fact that debt can seriously hurt an individual’s savings, but as more and more of the Baby Boomer population is entering retirement, the question of whether this debt can harm ...
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Could Relief be Coming to Student Loan Borrowers?

Student loan debt continues to be a thorn in the side of many borrowers in the United States. It is said that student loan debt amounts to a collective total of $1.5 trillion. According to the ...
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Bankruptcy and Taxes

Taxes play an important part in bankruptcy, both before and during the bankruptcy proceedings. Many debtors want to know if debts they owe to the IRS will remain with them once the bankruptcy is ...
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How to Avoid Repossession During Bankruptcy

One of the biggest fears that bankruptcy filers have involves the possibility of losing their property once bankruptcy is filed. Most people need to keep their cars to get to and from work and home. ...
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Understanding the Homestead Exemption

One of the biggest concerns individuals considering bankruptcy have is whether they will lose their homes after filing. No one wants to lose his or her home but facing thousands in debt can make that ...
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What Happens When a Creditor Fights the Automatic Stay?

When an individual gets to the point where he or she feels the need to file bankruptcy, odds are that person needs some relief from creditor harassment and constant bill-collector communication. This ...
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Should You Stop Paying on Bills Before Filing for Bankruptcy?

One of the most commonly-asked questions debtors have before filing for bankruptcy is whether they should stop paying on bills or obligations before filing. It makes sense. If someone is barely able ...
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Do You Need to Inform All Creditors of Your Intent to File Bankruptcy?

One commonly-asked question when considering filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy is whether potential filers should inform their respective creditors of their intent to file for bankruptcy? ...
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7 Tips For Improving Credit After A Texas Bankruptcy

After going through the bankruptcy process, whether it be Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, one of the first thoughts most have is: will I ever get my credit back? Arguably, a debtor’s credit score will take a ...
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5 Bankruptcy Fraud Concerns For Texas Filers

In a perfect world, everyone’s intentions when it comes to filing bankruptcy would be pure. The problem is that a perfect world does not exist. People take advantage of the system and many times these ...
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Should A Married Couple In Texas File Bankruptcy Jointly Or Individually?

Finances can be tough for married couples, and when one of the spouses incurs or comes into the marriage with more debt than the other, it can be a hard decision when it comes to filing bankruptcy ...
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Purchasing A Home During Chapter 13 Bankruptcy In Texas

Life does not stop just because someone is going through bankruptcy. Ideally, the debtor’s life returns to normal after a bankruptcy case is filed. However, life does not always return to “normal” and ...
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