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Really? Can Bankruptcy Help at All with My Criminal Debts?

Debts related to alleged criminal behavior generally can't be written of in bankruptcy. But bankruptcy can often still help.
By |July 24th, 2013|Bankruptcy Options|Comments Off on Really? Can Bankruptcy Help at All with My Criminal Debts?

7, 11, 12, and 13, 20, 26 and 39…The Chapters of the Book of Bankruptcy

Everything about bankruptcy revolves around its Chapters.
By |July 19th, 2013|Bankruptcy Options|Comments Off on 7, 11, 12, and 13, 20, 26 and 39…The Chapters of the Book of Bankruptcy

Definitions help… What Exactly IS Bankruptcy?

Let's get very basic. What gives you the right to just stop paying creditors? What do creditors get in return?
By |July 9th, 2013|Bankruptcy Options|Comments Off on Definitions help… What Exactly IS Bankruptcy?

To File or Not? The Very Personal Decision to File Bankruptcy

To make any important decision wisely, you first need to become well-informed about your options. Then you can weigh those options and make the best choice.
By |July 5th, 2013|Bankruptcy Options|Comments Off on To File or Not? The Very Personal Decision to File Bankruptcy

Chapter 7 vs. Chapter 13–It’s a Matter of Time

Put aside all the detailed advantages and disadvantages of these 2 options. The core difference is how each uses time in your favor.
By |July 3rd, 2013|Bankruptcy Options|Comments Off on Chapter 7 vs. Chapter 13–It’s a Matter of Time

The “Automatic Stay” for Married Couples in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13

Filing bankruptcy with or without your spouse affects the protection from creditors each of you receives, and also affects whether you file under Chapter 7 or 13.
By |April 21st, 2013|Bankruptcy Options|Comments Off on The “Automatic Stay” for Married Couples in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13

But what about my wife/husband? Married Couples in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13

Bankruptcy law allows married couples to file bankruptcy separately or together. That option comes with consequences, which can also effect whether you file under Chapter 7 or 13.
By |April 18th, 2013|Bankruptcy Options|Comments Off on But what about my wife/husband? Married Couples in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13

I Need My Car! Your Vehicle in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13

Bankruptcy can protect your car or truck. Both Chapter 7 and 13 can, but which do you need?
By |April 13th, 2013|Bankruptcy Options|Comments Off on I Need My Car! Your Vehicle in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13

When Bankruptcy Is the Responsible Thing to Do

The best New Year's resolution for improving your life: Find out your legal options for tackling your debts, and then act on what you learn.
By |March 12th, 2013|Bankruptcy Options|Comments Off on When Bankruptcy Is the Responsible Thing to Do

Lawsuits! Help! My Co-Signer and I Just Got Sued!

If you and someone else jointly owe a debt, bankruptcy can protect you against the debt and against your co-signer. Or if you want, bankruptcy can protect your co-signer.
By |February 1st, 2013|Bankruptcy Options|Comments Off on Lawsuits! Help! My Co-Signer and I Just Got Sued!