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Where Do I File My Bankruptcy Case

Filing a bankruptcy case is not like filing a divorce case or a lawsuit.  That's because those kinds of cases are often filed in state court.  State court cases are filed in county court houses.  So finding your courthouse is as simple as knowing what county you live...

Can Tax Debt be Discharged?

A common question often asked by debtors is whether or not tax debts can be discharged in bankruptcy. Tax debts may qualify for discharge if (a) the due date for the return was three years or more before you filed bankruptcy, (b) the taxes were assessed at least 240...

Advantages of California Bankruptcy 704 Exemptions

California Bankruptcy exemptions are designed to protect your property from being sold by the bankruptcy trustee when filing for bankruptcy protection. Since California doesn't allow debtors to utilize Federal bankruptcy exemptions, those filing for debt relief under...

Bankruptcy California FAQs

As a bankruptcy attorney in Sacramento California, we see the same initial questions asked time and time again. It's quite normal for individuals who are struggling with debt and considering a California bankruptcy to be concerned about obtaining a mortgage or credit...

How Common Are Bankruptcies?

Bankruptcies often land in the headlines when a big-name celebrity files for Chapter 11. We often hear of companies such as restaurants or big box retail stores in our own neighborhoods declaring bankruptcy. Even the President of the United States has owned or...

Should I Declare Bankruptcy after Retirement

You've planned and budgeted for your retirement and now you seem to still be falling behind in payments. Perhaps you've lowered your standard of living because of unforeseen medical expenses. Maybe you're spending more on expenses like co-payments for prescription...