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How Much Does It Cost to File Bankruptcy?

Most people contemplating bankruptcy obviously are in a financial bind. As a result, it is natural that one of the questions they ask of a bankruptcy attorney is the following: How much does it cost to file bankruptcy? The desire to keep the cost as low as possible is understandable. However, those considering bankruptcy should [...]

2018-09-10T18:17:27+00:00

What Are the Benefits of Chapter 13 Wage Earner Plan?

Although most folks looking for relief from overwhelming debt would prefer the “quick and dirty” Chapter 7 discharge, there are several reasons why filing under Chapter 13 and making payments for 3-5 years might be preferable. Of course, those households with over-the-median income will likely have to file a Wage Earner Plan anyway and may [...]

2018-08-09T20:43:04+00:00

How Do I Fix My Credit After Bankruptcy?

Everyone who walks into my office presumes that their credit score will be irretrievably ruined for years to come as a result of their bankruptcy. I am always happy to tell them, “Stop listening to the doomsayers and panicky prognosticators!” Even though the court filing will stay on your credit report for 10 years, that [...]

2018-07-09T17:57:32+00:00

What Are the Benefits of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

Many clients ask about the differences between the various chapters in bankruptcy and whether they have a choice in determining under which chapter they will file. The answer is, as in many things in life, it depends. Qualifying for a Chapter 7 case (liquidation) will require that either: the debtor’s household income falls below the [...]

2018-06-11T17:57:55+00:00

Chapter 11: What If I Don’t Qualify for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13?

What if you make too much money for a Chapter 7 and run afoul of Chapter 13 limits? You may have to file under Chapter 11. A bankruptcy attorney at Benson Law Firm can help you consider your options. If you make more than the median income for your household size and cannot pass the [...]

2018-05-16T19:39:31+00:00
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