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Comparison of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Sometimes it is difficult to know what type of bankruptcy would be in your best interest; here is a quick guide to cover the basics. You should ultimately talk to a bankruptcy attorney to determine the best course of action for your unique situation. Analysis of...

Timing of Your Bankruptcy

When you are having financial difficulties, sometimes the timing of when you file for bankruptcy can be just as important as the type you file. Delaying Filing There may be times you might want to delay filing bankruptcy for a few months to make sure your work bonuses...

How Often Can You File Bankruptcy

If you find that you are in financial trouble again after your bankruptcy has been discharged, you may need to file again to get bankruptcy protection from your creditors. You can file for bankruptcy as often as you want, but you will only receive a discharge if the...

What Bankruptcy Chapter is Right for You?

Chapter 7 is often the most straightforward and quickest type of personal bankruptcy. This type of bankruptcy is considered a liquidation bankruptcy. Upon completing all of the required steps, your qualifying debt will be discharged within an average of six months....

Bankruptcy Related Scams

There are people out there that are looking to take advantage of vulnerable people. One way people fall victim is to become involved in bankruptcy-related scams. If you are considering filing bankruptcy, it is important to be aware of some of the possible ways...

U.S. Statistics on Bankruptcy

As part of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (BAPCPA), an annual statistics report is required to be submitted to Congress by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts. The report is also accessible to the public. BAPCPA...