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What Can I Do If I’m Being Harassed by Creditors?

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Struggling with financial problems is bad enough. It gets a lot worse if you’re being harassed by creditors. What is considered harassment and what can you do about it? What Does Harassment Look Like? Calling at All Hours of the Day Creditors and debt collectors will often call consumers early in the morning, late at […]

can I file for bankruptcy without an attorney

The short answer to this question is yes, you can file for bankruptcy without the help of an attorney. However, there are some risks involved in filing for bankruptcy on your own. It’s always a better idea to work with an attorney instead. In most cases, hiring an attorney provides you with the support and […]

marriage and money problems

Marriage and money problems go hand in hand. Financial problems cause everything from minor squabbles to full-blown marriage-ending fights within a marriage. Avoiding money problems in your marriage, or resolving them when they arise, are two of the most important things couples can do to improve their marriage health. Some couples find that bankruptcy can […]

common budgeting mistakes

Budgeting mistakes are common, especially when you’re young. Not all newlyweds are young adults, but many first-time marriages do involve people in their 20s. It’s common for newly married young adults to lack a nest and struggle to make ends meet. Learning to manage money takes time. This is why so many newlywed couples fall […]

does a married couple have to file bankruptcy together

There’s no easy answer to the question of timing when it comes to bankruptcy. In some cases, it may make sense to file jointly to protect both spouses’ assets and income. In other cases, it might be better for one spouse to file individually. Should You File Together? The decision of whether to file jointly […]

Am I responsible for my spouse’s debt in florida?

If you’re married and your spouse has a lot of debt, you may be wondering if that debt can force you into bankruptcy. Am I responsible for my spouse’s debt in Florida? The answer is maybe. Florida is an equitable distribution state. This means that property, assets, and debt are distributed fairly during a divorce. […]

divorce and bankruptcies

Divorce and bankruptcies are more common than many people realize. Financial problems make a stressful transition even more difficult. If you’re considering divorce and have financial problems, you might wonder if you need a bankruptcy attorney. In many cases, couples struggling with financial issues amid divorce benefit from working with a bankruptcy attorney. Your divorce […]

senior citizens and bankruptcy

Seniors are at a high risk of bankruptcy, but there are ways to avoid it. What do you need to know about senior citizens and bankruptcy? Many seniors no longer earn as they once did. They are on fixed incomes, so if anything unexpected occurs, it creates a financial disaster. Even those who invested in […]

What Happens If I Own Too Many Assets to File for Chapter 7?

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Does hiding assets in bankruptcy protect them from your creditors? If you own too many assets to qualify for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you may still be able to file for Chapter 13. In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you propose a repayment plan to the court that lasts for three to five years. During that time, […]

bankruptcy after retirement

Many retirees decide to file for bankruptcy as a way to get a fresh start. But finding the right lawyer to help you through the process can be tricky. This is especially true when filing for bankruptcy after retirement. Here are five tips for finding the best bankruptcy lawyer to help you file for bankruptcy […]

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