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Getting To Know Bankruptcy

Each year millions of people experience overwhelming debt. Financial hardship can strike at anytime, leaving a bad debt situation worse. For many people, harassing debt collections and the fear of losing assets may be a further risk. One option for securing debt relief is through bankruptcy. Although the path to debt relief through bankruptcy is […]

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What Is The Means Test?

When you file for bankruptcy, there are some important steps that must be completed before the court will consider your case. You will need to compile and submit a list of all your assets and debts, and you will also need to complete a series of financial forms. The Means Test The means test is […]

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Common Bankruptcy Mistakes

Many people seek debt relief through bankruptcy each year. Bankruptcy can be a great tool for resolving unpaid debts and getting back on track financially. However, the process is highly detailed and there are a number of mistakes that can prevent you from obtaining a debt discharge. If you find yourself in a situation where […]

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Can Bankruptcy Affect My Job?

Bankruptcy is a legal tool that was intended to help the consumer, not harm them. Unfortunately, myths and misunderstandings about bankruptcy have led many people to have false beliefs about bankruptcy.  People often wonder whether friends, family, or their employer will find out if they have filed for bankruptcy. Although bankruptcy filing records are public […]

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Filing For Bankruptcy: Timing Matters

For many people, finances often take the back seat or are swept under the rug, that is, until a problem arises. Many people experience financial hardship that builds over time, while many more simply fall onto hard times unexpectedly. Regardless of how you end up in debt, one thing that you cannot afford during financial […]

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The Bankruptcy Petition

Anyone suffering under debt problems or financial hardship understands the amount of stress money troubles can take on a person. Couple high stress burdens, along with a complicated legal process, and seeking debt relief through bankruptcy can seem like more trouble that help. Fortunately, the bankruptcy process is intended to help debtors, not work against […]

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Debts and Assets In Bankruptcy

When it comes to debt relief, not all solutions are created equal. Some debt relief options, may not be effective for debt resolution or could put you at risk of further debt collection. While the bankruptcy process can be a tricky process when it comes to debt relief, much of the complications are the result […]

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Marriage and Bankruptcy

Financial problems are often a source of contention in marriages, especially if large debts are burdening the family. If you and your spouse are experiencing overwhelming debt, you may consider filing for bankruptcy to get rid of the debt. However, timing is important. If you are yet to marry, it is essential to figure out […]

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Contested Bankruptcy

The primary reason an individual goes for bankruptcy is to get their debts discharged by an order from the court. Once they get the discharge, they no longer need to worry about repayments to their creditors. However, the road to financial freedom is not always easy. Bankruptcy proceedings can be complicated, and sometimes the creditors […]

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Common Bankruptcy Mistakes

Filing for bankruptcy is not always an easy path, but it is essential to avoid inevitable common mistakes that many individuals have made in the past. Mistake #1: Waiting too long to file One of the main mistakes debtors make is waiting too long to speak with a bankruptcy attorney, opening their financial insolvency to […]