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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

chapter 13

What Happens if I Miss a Payment in Chapter 13?

If you are in the Chapter 13 Bankruptcy process, you have a three-to-five-year reorganization payment plan. This plan will allow for one monthly payment to wrap up most types of debt and will provide you with automatic court protection from your creditors. There are a lot of reasons why a Chapter 13 might be the … Read More

emergency bankruptcy filing

What is an Emergency Bankruptcy Filing?

An emergency bankruptcy is a bankruptcy filing method that expedites the filing process to stop creditors and bill collectors from seeking debts from borrowers. Individuals can file an emergency bankruptcy, also known as a skeleton bankruptcy, under Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Additionally, businesses can file an emergency bankruptcy under Chapter 11, but this is … Read More

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Building Credit During Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Filing for chapter 13 bankruptcy can seem like a daunting task, but it’s often the right move for those who are facing foreclosure, repossession, or have exorbitant debts. If you’re thinking of filing for chapter 13 bankruptcy, you may have questions regarding how it will impact your credit score. In this blog, we discuss how … Read More

Tips For Credit Card Debt Relief

Tips For Credit Card Debt Relief

Credit card debt can be debilitating. When your bills are more than you can handle and you are struggling to get by, debt relief options can help. However, it’s important to understand that there are various forms of debt relief, and they are not all right for everyone. If you are drowning in debt but … Read More

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