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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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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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Can I buy a house after bankruptcy? One of the most common fears relating to filing bankruptcy is that if you file bankruptcy, you will never be able to buy a house….or will have to wait 10 years in order to do so. This is one of the most commonly misunderstood aspects of bankruptcy.  A...
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In September 2020, the State of California passed AB 1885. The new law will finally update California’s bankruptcy homestead exemptions. The new law will set homestead exemptions between $300,000 to $600,000. AB 1885 would increase that to the greater of $300,000 or the countywide median sale price of a single-family home in the calendar year...
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  On August 31, 2020 California passed Assembly Bill 3088 to help the millions of people in California struggling to pay rent as a result of Covid-19.  Based upon the new law, a tenant cannot be evicted for unpaid rent from March 4 to August 31, 2020.  Moreover, a tenant that only paid 25% of...
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There have been many ways that Covid-19 has impacted our lives.  From wearing masks for office visits, having more phone and video conference appointments, and to the different ways in that it has impacted bankruptcy filings.  One of the more interesting aspects to Covid-19 is that it has allowed individuals who otherwise would not qualify...
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