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Bankruptcy Petition Preparer When you file for bankruptcy you are required to file a bankruptcy petition with the court. Most people do so with the assistance of a bankruptcy attorney or bankruptcy petition preparer. Basically, the petition is your bankruptcy application and it tells the court about your debts and assets. Bankruptcy petitions can be […]

What You Need to Know About a Bankruptcy Trustee

Filing for bankruptcy requires giving up a great deal of control over your finances. However, if you are struggling enough to consider bankruptcy, chances are you don’t feel all that much in control as it is. Bankruptcy just means another person will take over the management of your money, at least on a temporary basis. […]

What to Expect at Your Meeting of Creditors

Anyone filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy is required to attend a 341 Meeting or meeting of creditors. It takes place about three to four weeks after you file and it is mandatory. It is also one of the most intimidating aspects of filing for bankruptcy and the event that filers dread most. Understanding what will […]

Preparing for Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy can be an intimidating process and like many things that are intimidating, it helps to feel prepared. The more you know in advance, and the actions you take to prepare for what will occur during bankruptcy, can help things go smoothly and allow you to relax and focus on what needs to be done. […]

Your bankruptcy attorney is your number one advocate during the bankruptcy process. He or she ensures you are treated fairly and that you complete all of the tasks necessary for your bankruptcy to run smoothly. The key to having a successful bankruptcy that truly puts you back on the path to financial freedom is to […]

Is Bankruptcy the Most Sensible Option for You?

Every year millions of Americans file for bankruptcy. As recently as 2005, up to one in 15 households had used bankruptcy to help them climb out of debt. Bankruptcy is one of the most popular tools consumers use to repair financial damage and get a fresh start. How Do You Know Bankruptcy is Right for […]

Need Help Dealing with Aggressive Debt Collectors? Read This!

There are plenty of things debt collectors can do to collect money owed to them, but there are also limitations. Aggressive debt collection is controlled by the law and if a debt collector oversteps his or her boundaries, there are actions you can take. Even if a debt is legitimate and you are behind on […]

Bankruptcy is a great opportunity to get a fresh start on your finances, but it isn’t the right option for everyone. One of the best ways to determine if bankruptcy is going to help you repair your damaged finances is to consider the type of debt you have. Though bankruptcy allows you to discharge, or […]

How to Avoid Bankruptcy Relapse

For many, bankruptcy is a once-in-a-lifetime solution to an unexpected debt crisis. Perhaps you overextended yourself in early adulthood or a medical issue cost far more than you were prepared to pay. Regardless why bankruptcy was necessary, it was a tool available to help you improve your situation and move forward with your life. Unfortunately […]

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Are Medical Issues Forcing You Into Bankruptcy?

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Law Offices of Robert M. Geller, P.A. Congratulates Danielle Austin For Receiving the Patriot Award from the United States Department of Defense

Award Recognizes Support of Guard and Reserve Members Who Work for the Organization Tampa, Florida, June 29, 2021 – The...
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Is Your 401k or Other Retirement Savings at Risk in Bankruptcy’s Liquidation of Assets?

If you’ve spent years saving for retirement, putting that money at risk when you file for bankruptcy is likely one...
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Tips to Help You Protect Your Assets When You File for Bankruptcy

One of the most intimidating aspects of filing for bankruptcy is protecting your assets. Worrying about whether bankruptcy puts their...
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How Does Bankruptcy Affect Vehicle Ownership? What Assets Can You Keep through the Bankruptcy Process and Does It Affect Your Car?

Many people struggling financially avoid filing for bankruptcy because of concerns about losing important assets like their vehicles. The good...
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Is There a Legal Way to Hide Assets When You File for Bankruptcy?

Filing for bankruptcy can be an overwhelming experience. The relief you receive when you file helps you feel better about...
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Do Bankruptcy Trustees Take Your Savings? What is Considered an Asset in Bankruptcy and How Does It Affect the Money You’ve Saved?

Bankruptcy trustees gain access to a variety of your assets when you file. But what is considered an asset in...
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Can Filing for Bankruptcy Help You Protect Your House?

fiHow filing for bankruptcy affects your home is one of the greatest concerns people have when they consult with bankruptcy...
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Should I Refinance a Student Loan I Can’t Discharge in Bankruptcy?

Student loan debt is overwhelming many people. Could refinancing be the answer to help you avoid bankruptcy if your student...
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Can Student Loan Consolidation Help You Avoid Bankruptcy?

One of the most common questions people have when they consider bankruptcy is “can student debt be discharged in bankruptcy?”...
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