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What to Know About Bankruptcy and Divorce

By david.benson / March 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

What to Know About Bankruptcy and Divorce Bankruptcy and divorce are both stressful enough on their own, but when combined, they can create an entirely new level of trouble. If you’re currently facing both situations, the timing for each couldn’t be more critical. Below we’ll examine how filing for bankruptcy and divorce at the same […]

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Ch 7 vs Ch 13 FAQs

By david.benson / March 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

Ch 7 vs. Ch 13 FAQs Q: Are there debts that are NOT dischargeable in Chapter 7 that ARE dischargeable in Chapter 13? A: Yes. The following are dischargeable in a Chapter 13 that are not under Chapter 7: Noncriminal fines Certain debts from divorce Loans taken to pay recent federal taxes Discharge denied in […]

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Can I File Bankruptcy to Get My Driver’s License Back?

By david.benson / March 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

Can I File Bankruptcy to Get My Driver’s License Back? My Driver’s License Has Been Suspended. Will Bankruptcy Help Me Get It Back? So your license was suspended for DUI. Or maybe you merely failed to show proof of insurance at a traffic stop. Or you were randomly selected to show you have insurance and […]

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How Often Can You File Bankruptcy?

By david.benson / March 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

How Often Can You File Bankruptcy? How Long Do You Have to Wait Until You Can File Bankruptcy Again? Some debtors find that they fall victim to the 1-2 punch. They have emerged from bankruptcy with a fresh start only to have another disappointment or tragedy to befall them. It may be the sudden death […]

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How Do I Fix Credit Score After Bankruptcy

By david.benson / March 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

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 […]

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What Are the Benefits of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

By david.benson / March 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

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 […]

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How to Choose a Bankruptcy Attorney

By david.benson / March 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

How to Choose a Bankruptcy Attorney What are the 10 most important attributes to look for when hiring a zombie-killing bankruptcy/debt/mortgage defense attorney? Below, we discuss how to choose a bankruptcy attorney. 1. Provides personal service There are entities out there that, in bankruptcy circles, are called “mills.” Typically, they are accused by other attorneys […]

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What NOT to Do Before Bankruptcy

By david.benson / March 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

What NOT to Do Before Bankruptcy WARNING: These things can really mess up your case! Many of our clients are tempted to manipulate their property and play fast and loose with their debts in order to get the greatest benefit going into bankruptcy. The problem with these overactive debtors is they don’t realize they can […]

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How to Protect Assets From Bankruptcy

By david.benson / March 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

How to Protect Assets From Bankruptcy Will I Have to Give Up My Car or Lose My Home? When filing for bankruptcy, protecting a home or cars is often on the front of many people’s minds. This is probably because of a common misconception that the government and creditors will be permitted to seize all your […]

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Should I File Bankruptcy?

By david.benson / March 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

Should I File Bankruptcy? To many people, bankruptcy smacks of failure, conjuring up images of desperate celebrities who’ve squandered their wealth and sunk into despair. But is bankruptcy really only for people with no other options? You may be asking yourself, should I file bankruptcy, or is there another way out? If you are struggling with debts, […]

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