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Your Bankruptcy Timeline: What You Need to Know Before, During, and After You File

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Timeline for Filing Bankruptcy Bankruptcy is not something anyone plans to do in his or her life, but once you’ve filed, looking back might allow you to see the path you were headed down for some time. Rarely does anyone have a single event cause them to file for bankruptcy immediately. Bankruptcy is usually the […]

Credit cards

If you feel as if you are drowning in credit card debt and you aren’t sure where to find relief, you aren’t alone. Credit card debt is one of the primary reasons people consider bankruptcy. The average American has between $15,000 and $20,000 worth of credit card debt and that number appears to be rising. […]

Paperwork

Paperwork and Filing for Bankruptcy in Florida Filing for bankruptcy sounds simple enough, but it’s actually a complicated legal proceeding that requires a great deal of organization. Unfortunately, if you fail to submit a document or you make a mistake on anything the court requires, it can result in the dismissal of your case. Not […]

Undecided

Help! I Changed My Mind and I Want to Withdraw My Bankruptcy Filing for bankruptcy is a great way to pull yourself out of a dire financial situation. Unfortunately, if done incorrectly, though, bankruptcy just creates more chaos. This is often the case for people who choose to file without the support and guidance of […]

Leftover Debt: What You Can Expect to Pay after Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy can free you from financial burdens that have plagued you for years. It can make your life easier and provide a fresh start, financially speaking. It can also help you get back on track and undo any damage that was caused by your own mistakes or by uncontrollable circumstances. Despite all the good that […]

Is Chapter 13 Bankruptcy the Best Option for You?

Deciding that bankruptcy is the right solution to help you with your financial struggles is a big commitment. Many people assume that filing for bankruptcy will destroy their life and cost them everything they own, which isn’t the case. Though Chapter 7 bankruptcy might result in the loss of your assets, Chapter 13 bankruptcy allows […]

Help! I Can’t Afford My Chapter 13 Payments!

Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a great way to get your financial life back in order without putting your most valuable assets at risk. This type of bankruptcy allows you to remain in your home and exempt other assets, while getting control of your credit problems. You commit to a repayment plan lasting three to five […]

How Chapter 13 Can Help You with Taxes

In many cases tax debts are non-dischargeable in a bankruptcy. Running up a tax debt and expecting to not have to pay it by filing for bankruptcy won’t work, so before you do anything that affects what you’ll owe Uncle Sam, make sure you consult with a credit expert or attorney. This is especially true […]

What Happens If I Can’t Make My Chapter 13 Payments Anymore?

One of the best things about filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy is knowing you are taking control of your financial situation and making an effort to improve. Instead of struggling with the fear and frustration of never making ends meet, you’ll be able to meet your payment obligations and get a fresh start. But what […]

Filing for bankruptcy is a major financial step. The decision to file is not one that should be taken lightly and many people experience some trepidation in the time leading up to their decision to file. Luckily, working with an experienced attorney can put your mind at ease and help you move through bankruptcy successfully. […]

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