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Lose House In Bankruptcy?
Will I Lose My House If I File Bankruptcy? One of the most stressful questions when considering bankruptcy is whether or not you will lose your home in a bankruptcy case.  In order to answer this question properly, it is important to distinguish between the main two types of bankruptcy cases for consumer debtors. Chapter...
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How Much Does It Cost to File Bankruptcy?
How Much Does It Cost To File Bankruptcy? There are two main chapters of bankruptcy that people file under, chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy. The fees for bankruptcy vary depending on the kind of bankruptcy case that you file. So let’s take each kind of bankruptcy and address the fees separately. How Much Does...
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What to Do After Bankruptcy
The bankruptcy case is now finished and your debt has been discharged.  Is there anything left to do?  Although the case is done and 99% of the work has been completed, there are some things you should do after your case. 1.) Pull your credit report after your bankruptcy discharge. You should do this about...
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Dont Do This
TOP 5 MISTAKES TO AVOID BEFORE FILING BANKRUPTCY Once you decide to file bankruptcy it is important that you avoid certain actions.  Here are the TOP 5 Mistakes to Avoid Before Bankruptcy 1.) DO NOT TRANSFER PROPERTY INTO OR OUT OF YOUR NAME  Most people understand that it is not a good idea to transfer...
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After you worked diligently with our office to get your bankruptcy case filed, you completed your debtor education class and attended your meeting of creditors.  But what happens after the meeting of creditors?  In short, not much…but there is a couple of things to consider. 1.) Reaffirmation Agreement for Car Loans. If you have a...
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You have worked diligently to get your case filed with our firm.  But then, now what?  After your case is filed, you must complete the following steps: 1.) Once your case is filed, you will receive an email from our office.  The email will give you a case number and remind you to complete your...
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The Use of Fear of Bankruptcy by Debt Settlement Companies Most people are worried about bankruptcy and its effect on your credit. In fact people have a strong fear and repulsion to bankruptcy from the social conditioning we all receive.  Bankruptcy is associated with failure, is shameful and for some immoral.  No one wants to...
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Although we’ve written about it in our past blog posts (here), it’s still heartbreaking to listen to new clients tell their stories with debt consolidation/settlement companies.  Just recently, we took on another client who was in a debt consolidation (with a national company that advertises relentlessly) plan for about 1.5 years.  He paid them more...
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There are many reasons to why bankruptcy is the best choice to deal with your debt issues.  Here are the top 3. 1.) Filing bankruptcy is the fastest way to get all of your creditors instantly off your back. There is no faster way to stop the lawsuits, harassing calls and threatening letters than to...
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Clients who file bankruptcy have different understandings of what their role is in the bankruptcy process.  This blog post will attempt to clarify the bankruptcy filer’s role in getting their bankruptcy case filed.  Over the years, we have encountered a few people who were surprised by the amount of “work” required to file a bankruptcy...
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