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What Debt Collectors Can and Cannot Do in Indiana

Have you ever been incessantly contacted by a debt collection agency trying to get money from you? Many individuals experience unwanted contact from debt collectors and are unsure how to approach the situation. That’s why we’re here to help. It can be difficult to understand just what exactly these agencies are legally allowed to do, … Read More

Can I Discharge a Private Student Loan in Bankruptcy?

Can I Discharge a Private Student Loan in Bankruptcy?

The majority of people in Indiana who have thought about declaring bankruptcy likely already know how challenging it is to get student loans erased. Although it is not impossible, debtors normally need to pass the Brunner test, which establishes that repaying the student loans will put them in an unreasonably difficult position. Unfortunately, it is … Read More

What Is a Personal Guarantee in Bankruptcy?

What Is a Personal Guarantee in Bankruptcy?

A common question we receive from those considering bankruptcy is how it impacts personal guarantees. Some situations in which someone may sign a personal guarantee before filing bankruptcy include assisting a friend or family member in receiving a loan, and a business owner may sign a personal guarantee in order to secure funds for their … Read More

What You Should Know About Debt Collectors

What You Should Know About Debt Collectors

If, like many, you are struggling with debt and are behind on payments, you may be stressed out by all of the calls you are receiving from your creditors. While it is normal and expected for debtors to receive calls or notices in the mail or email from their creditors and debt collectors, it is … Read More

What You Need to Know if You Are Retired and Filing for Bankruptcy

What You Need to Know if You Are Retired and Filing for Bankruptcy

Retirement is meant to be a time when you can finally relax and do the things you want without having to worry about earning an income and paying your bills. Unfortunately, with the cost of living and other expenses skyrocketing today, more and more retirees are finding it difficult to get by on their social … Read More

Can I Pay Off My Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan Early

Can I Pay Off My Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan Early

Most people enter into bankruptcy because they are experiencing financial hardship. However, though a person can be struggling at the time they file, this does not mean it isn’t possible for their financial situation to greatly improve while they are still paying off their Chapter 13 bankruptcy plan.  If you do find yourself having more … Read More

Tricks to Know When Trying to Improve Your Credit Score

Tricks to Know When Trying to Improve Your Credit Score

Though bankruptcy is often one of the best ways to get out of debt, it can damage your credit score after filing. However, despite what many believe, this is not a permanent situation, and you can regain good standing with your credit. There are tricks to know though when trying to improve your credit score. … Read More

What Happens to Investment Real Estate in Bankruptcy?

What Happens to Investment Real Estate in Bankruptcy?

Filing for bankruptcy is an important step for many individuals looking to overcome debts. Many people considering this option wonder what will happen to their investment real estate if they file. Your investment real estate’s outcome depends entirely on whether you file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Investment Real Estate in Chapter 7 … Read More

How Much Debt Do I Have to File Bankruptcy?

How Much Debt is Needed to File for Bankruptcy?

When facing bankruptcy, many wonder how much debt is needed to file bankruptcy. There is no minimum amount of debt you need in order to file for bankruptcy, but there are other critical factors you need to take into consideration before filing under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. In this blog, we discuss details regarding … Read More

What Is a Section 341 Meeting and How Do I Prepare?

What Is a Section 341 Meeting and How Do I Prepare?

Shortly after you file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you will receive a notice for your section 341 meeting of creditors. It’s an essential part of the bankruptcy process that usually takes place at the Federal courthouse, but currently is done over the phone or via a Zoom chat due to the pandemic. … Read More

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