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How Quickly Will My Garnishment Stop After I File Bankruptcy?  Bankruptcy has the power to stop wage garnishment.  Filing bankruptcy technically stops it immediately upon filing through the Automatic Stay.  However, the practical considerations of stopping a wage garnishment shows us that the process is usually a bit longer.  In most cases, several steps must...
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The Wall Street Journal is reporting talks are under way to allow private student loans to be discharged in a bankruptcy.  Currently all student loans are very difficult to discharge in bankruptcy and only a very few actually qualify for a discharge.  When a person files for bankruptcy, they should be given a clean slate...
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What happens at a 341(a) meeting? A 341(a) meeting (also known as the meeting of creditors) is required when you file bankruptcy.  Approximately 4 to 6 weeks after you file bankruptcy, you will be required to attend a 341(a) meeting. In every bankruptcy case, the 341(a) meeting is probably the most stressful event for the...
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The Central District of California recently announced a price increase in the filing fee of Chapter 7 bankruptcies.  The old fee was $299.00.  Effective November 1, 2011 the new fee will be $306.00. The filing fee for Chapter 13 bankruptcies has increased as well.  The old fee was $274.00.  Effective November 1, 2011 the new...
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