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Can I Protect a Debt from Discharge?

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Discharge of Debt in Bankruptcy The discharge of debt is one of the main reasons people file for bankruptcy. In Chapter 7, filers receive a discharge from the court that says they are no longer legally obligated to pay the debt. The same happens in Chapter 13 after the bankruptcy payment plan is completed. Discharge […]

Debt Collector Threats: When You Need to Be Concerned

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Have you fallen behind on your debt obligations? Are calls from debt collectors a daily occurrence in your life? You aren’t alone. Many people deal with ongoing calls and letters from debt collectors every day. And unless you find a way to pay the debt, negotiate a settlement, or file for bankruptcy, those actions are […]

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Eliminating Financial Problems through Bankruptcy can be a Path to a Brighter Future Bankruptcy is one of the most useful tools provided to those living in the United States to help with financial challenges. It’s available to most people who are struggling with debt and can be the best option to help them get back […]

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Credit Report Errors After Bankruptcy You’ve reached the end of the bankruptcy process, your debts have been discharged, and you’re excited about what your financial future holds. And then you hit a snag: a debt you thought was discharged is still showing up on your credit. What should you do? First, realize this is why […]

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Filing Bankruptcy is Necessary under some Circumstances Financial trouble is one of the worst stressors you can face in life. The good news is there are options available to help you get a handle on things and create hope for the future when it comes to your money. Bankruptcy is one of the most powerful […]

Why Debt Settlement Doesn’t Work

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What is Debt Settlement? Debt settlement can seem like a very appealing option when you are struggling to meet your financial obligations. It’s not as drastic as bankruptcy and it lets you off the hook for the insurmountable amount you owe. It’s as if it’s too good to be true. And this is because it […]

Tips for Choosing between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13

Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 – What’s better for your situation Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy are quite different. How do you know which chapter of bankruptcy is better for you? For many people, there won’t be a choice. They’ll qualify for whichever type of bankruptcy is the better option for them and proceed […]

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Bankruptcy Automatic Stay The automatic stay is what pushes many people into filing for bankruptcy. They might be headed in that direction anyway and filing is imminent, but it’s the benefit of stopping creditors from collection actions, at least temporarily, that pushes them over the hump of filing. Unfortunately, for all the automatic stay can […]

Tips for Protecting Your Home in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Protecting a Home in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Protecting a home is one of the primary reasons people file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy. After all, if you are going to give up the opportunity to discharge your debts in just a few months versus committing to a repayment plan over several years, you’d need a decent […]

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Transferring or selling assets before bankruptcy There are plenty of ways someone dealing with financial problems can make money and yard sales and rummages are one of the most popular. After all, what better way to earn some cash than to sell items around your home you no longer want or need? But is this […]

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Tampa Bankruptcy Law Blog

Bankruptcy and Eviction History

Eviction With the rate of evictions on the rise in recent months and the expectations that eviction numbers will grow,...
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What to Expect Once You’ve Decided to File Bankruptcy from Home

File Bankruptcy from Home There are a few things that happen when you file bankruptcy from home. An automatic stay...
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Will Filing for Bankruptcy Affect My Job Search? What You Need to Know about Unemployment and Bankruptcy

Unemployment and Bankruptcy Searching for a job when you are faced with a dire financial situation is difficult. If you’ve...
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Will I Need to Go to Court If I File for Bankruptcy?

File for Bankruptcy from Home One of the most intimidating aspects of filing for bankruptcy is meeting in person with...
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COVID-19 and Debt – 5 Ways the Pandemic is Leading More People to Bankruptcy

COVID-19 Debt If you’re considering bankruptcy you aren’t alone. The last few months of 2020 have brought a great deal...
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What Happens If Someone Dies Mid-Bankruptcy? Here’s What You Need to Know about Death and Bankruptcy

Death and Bankruptcy The average person files for bankruptcy receives their debt discharge and moves on with their life. They...
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Does Filing for Bankruptcy Mean I Lose My 401k? Here’s What You Need to Know

401k and Bankruptcy The money you’ve saved in your 401k retirement savings plan is one of your biggest concerns when...
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What to Do If a Debt Remains on Your Credit Report after Bankruptcy: Why You Need to Be a Detective When It Comes to Credit Reporting Errors

Credit Reporting Errors If you’ve noticed something on your credit report that doesn’t belong there, you aren’t alone. Credit reporting...
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What Happens to the Property I Lose in Bankruptcy? Some Bankruptcy Assets Might Be Protected in Your Favor

Bankruptcy Assets One of the biggest fears people have about filing for bankruptcy is losing their possessions. Many people avoid...
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3 Bankruptcy Tips To Prevent Your Case From Going Off The Rails

Bankruptcy Tips Bankruptcy is one of the most powerful tools you have for improving your financial situation. Unfortunately, it sometimes...
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