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Top 5 Benefits of Filing Bankruptcy

We know that filing bankruptcy is a difficult decision. It's not the answer for everyone, but for those who qualify, bankruptcy is truly a way out of financial trouble. If you are on the fence about whether or not you should file for bankruptcy, start by considering the benefits of filing. Top 5 Benefits of […]

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What’s the Difference Between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

One of the first things debtors’ attorneys must consider is what type of bankruptcy is available to provide the most protection for their clients’ property. Most debtors have little, if any, experience with bankruptcy and don’t know the options. They usually just want to take care of their financial stress in the most effective way […]

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How to Improve Your Credit Score Post-Bankruptcy

Improving a low credit score to rebuild credit after bankruptcy is tough, but it is possible. It takes patience, a solid plan and follow through to succeed, but many bankruptcy filers successfully lift their credit score post-bankruptcy. After filing for bankruptcy, the first step towards improving credit is to prove credit-worthiness.  Improving Your Credit Score […]

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Building Your Financial Future After Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy gave you a fresh financial start, and now it’s time to build your financial future by working with an experienced estate planning attorney to protect your newfound financial health. Don’t procrastinate your estate planning or dismiss it as a task associated with the rich and famous. Estate planning is the most effective tool you […]

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Legal Rights During and After Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is a choice that may help if you are facing serious financial problems. You may be able to cancel your debts, stop collection calls, and get a fresh financial start. Bankruptcy can help with some financial problems but does not guarantee you will avoid financial problems in the future. If you choose bankruptcy, you […]

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How Much does a Bankruptcy Cost and How do I pay the Attorney?

Your initial appointment is offered for no fee. To make the most of the limited time available (generally around a half-hour), there will be little, if any, discussion of fees during your appointment. The information contained here is an effort to familiarize you with the basic fee structure of . In many cases, it is […]

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IF You Saved Your Home by Filing Bankruptcy, Read this Now

You know how important protecting your home is to you and your loved ones because you already used bankruptcy protection to stop a foreclosure, remove a lien, and/or to catch up with past due payments. You took action and avoided the disastrous result of the “Do Nothing Plan.” This was the first step to ensuring […]

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Can I Discharge My Student Loans in a Bankruptcy Proceeding?

There are ongoing changes in and around the realm of higher education finance in recent years resulting in confusion surrounding discharging student loan debt in bankruptcy. While experts will agree that it is technically possible for a student loan to be discharged during a bankruptcy proceeding, it is only possible when certain conditions are met. […]

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Managing Expectations and Benefits of Bankruptcy

If you already filed or are considering bankruptcy, you need to understand how it affects your credit. This involves clearing up some common misconceptions about how bankruptcy affects your credit. Myth No. 1 If you don’t have negative information on your credit report prior to bankruptcy, you will have a higher post-bankruptcy credit score than […]

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