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When is Chapter 13 Better than Chapter 7?

One of the first decisions you’ll make when you file for bankruptcy is whether to choose Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. How do you know which is the better option? The filing process begins with a means test. This determines if you even qualify you for Chapter 7, but even if you pass the means […]

What You Need to Know about the BAPCA

The BAPCA is the acronym for The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act. It was passed into effect in 2005 and resulted in a number of changes to the existing bankruptcy laws. The law made it more difficult to file for bankruptcy, which was done in an attempt to prevent people from filing multiple […]

Filing for Bankruptcy as a Single Parent

Single parents face all of the challenges of couple parenting together, but they have the added struggle of doing it on their own. And unfortunately, far too often, these challenges are financial. Financial difficulties are one of the most common issued faced by single parents. Single parents must manage all of the usual expenses of […]

Does Filing for Bankruptcy Affect Custody?

Custody can be one of the most heated issues in a divorce or in any family where both parents aren’t living under one roof. And in most cases, parents will want to do all they can to protect their right to custody. But what if you’re facing mounting financial challenges and bankruptcy has become one […]

Can You File for Bankruptcy If You’re Retired?

Financial challenges can come at any point in life. Many younger people are struggling with money because of student loan debt, while people in their prime earning years might find themselves laid off from a job and embarking on a whole new life. It’s even possible to face financial struggles later in life, just as […]

When you’ve fallen behind on a debt, creditors have the option of filing for a judgement against you. This means the court will grant the creditor permission to take certain steps to collect their debt. Essentially, a creditor with a judgement against you has more power and can pursue third-party methods of collection, such as […]

Is Bankruptcy Still an Option after a Judgment?

Having a judgement filed against you is one of the most intimidating parts of dealing with debt. For most people, a judgement comes from ongoing financial struggles or is related to an invalid debt. In the latter case, a judgement means you neglected to fight back against a debt collector pursing a debt you were […]

If you’re like most people, your divorce was one of the most frustrating experiences of your life. Even under the best of circumstances, where you and your spouse both agreed to the divorce and the majority of decisions concerning the end of your marriage, the process can still be daunting. The completion of a divorce […]

Can Bankruptcy Really Help You with a Tax Debt?

Bankruptcy can help you alleviate a variety of financial problems, both directly and indirectly. Many people assume that bankruptcy is just to help you get rid of credit card debt, but this is not the case at all. People opt to file for a variety of reasons, ranging from medical debt to consumer debt to […]

Trying to Avoid Bankruptcy? Maybe You Need a Different Approach

Ask the average person whether or not they want to file for bankruptcy and chances are the response will be they’d rather avoid it. Some people even consider it the worst thing that can happen to them. Unfortunately, this attitude toward bankruptcy not only makes people who do choose to file uncomfortable, it means a […]

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Tips for Rebuilding Your Credit after Bankruptcy

One of the primary goals after filing for bankruptcy is rebuilding your credit. As tempting as it might be to...
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I’m Starting a New Life and I want a Financial Fresh Start – Should I File for Bankruptcy Now or Wait?

As the say goes, “when it rains it pours.” If you’ve found yourself experiencing financial difficulties while also dealing with...
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What Does It Mean to Get a “Financial Fresh Start” in Bankruptcy?

Financial Fresh Start You’ve probably heard it before. “Bankruptcy gives you a financial fresh start.” It’s something stated on this...
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Tips for Overcoming the Negative Emotions of Bankruptcy: How Can an Attorney Help Me with My Finances?

As advantageous as bankruptcy is when you are struggling financially, it’s still a stressful experience. Some people have a tough...
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Why Bankruptcy Attorney Help Guarantees the Outcome You Want

Bankruptcy can be a blessing, but it’s also a complicated process. Bankruptcy attorney help means you'll understand the complexities of...
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Can I Get a Mortgage After Bankruptcy? How Bankruptcy Attorney Help Leads to a Hopeful Future as a Homeowner

Securing a loan is one of the biggest challenges faced by someone after filing for bankruptcy. But this doesn’t mean...
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How Does Claiming Bankruptcy in Florida Affect Your Children?

Claiming Bankruptcy in Florida Understanding how claiming bankruptcy in Florida affects your children is an important part of determining whether...
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Claiming Bankruptcy in Florida: What Happens When You File for Bankruptcy and Your Spouse Does Not?

Claiming Bankruptcy in Florida You already know how much the things you do affect your spouse when you are married....
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Should You Pay Back What You Owe Loved Ones Before You File for Bankruptcy?

Florida Bankruptcy Laws It’s common for people who are struggling financially to turn to their friends and family for help....
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Bankruptcy and Family Law: Does Filing Affect the Child Support I Pay or Receive?

Bankruptcy and Family Law If you’re like many people, the well-being of your children is your most important priority. Struggling...
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