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There aren't many things more intimidating than looking at a bank statement and realizing you don't have a dime to your name--despite your best efforts. I found myself in this precarious situation about a year ago, and I didn't know what to do next. I realized that if I didn't make some serious changes and fast, I would be in even more trouble with the law, so I started moving towards making some changes that would actually help. I met with a bankruptcy attorney, and we talked about how to wipe the slate clean. WIthin a few months, things were better. Read more about bankruptcy on my blog.

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4 Important Reasons To Get A Bankruptcy Lawyer For Your Case
23 September 2022

Bankruptcy law is complex, which is why individual

Other Options Apart From Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
17 February 2022

If you are in debt and want to consider filing for

Married But Not Filing Bankruptcy Jointly: What To Know
27 September 2021

When financial troubles become too much to bear, s

How To Help Your Bankruptcy Lawyer With Supporting Documentation
11 May 2021

When a bankruptcy lawyer sends a case to the court

What Assets Could You Lose In A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case?
28 October 2020

One of the tradeoffs you face when filing for Chap

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4 Important Reasons To Get A Bankruptcy Lawyer For Your Case

Bankruptcy law is complex, which is why individuals who intend to file should consider the benefits of obtaining a lawyer. The processes involved in filing are stressful for some individuals. It can make some individuals depressed that they have to resort to filing. The following points highlight key reasons to obtain a bankruptcy lawyer rather than trying to file alone. Avoid Fraud Allegations There are many things that must be documented in bankruptcy cases. Read More 

Other Options Apart From Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

If you are in debt and want to consider filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, there are other options you should consider. Your bankruptcy attorney will take you through the best alternatives to filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Here is a review of some alternatives to Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Debt Consolidation  A common option to Chapter 7 bankruptcy and any other type of bankruptcy is combining debt. Repaying debts is easy if your whole debt amount is consolidated into one payment. Read More 

Married But Not Filing Bankruptcy Jointly: What To Know

When financial troubles become too much to bear, some decide to file chapter 7 bankruptcy. If you are married, though, you have the choice to file jointly or not. Depending on where you live, you might want to file jointly to gain certain benefits. On the other hand, there are no laws that say your spouse has to be negatively impacted by your own filing unless they also want to gain the same financial fresh start. Read More 

How To Help Your Bankruptcy Lawyer With Supporting Documentation

When a bankruptcy lawyer sends a case to the court, they are committing to provide supporting documentation very soon thereafter. Fortunately, a client is often able to offer a bankruptcy attorney with a lot of help in providing documentation. You can help your lawyer with the documentation process in these four ways. Tax Returns A judge will want to see the tax returns for at least the last two years you have filed. Read More 

What Assets Could You Lose In A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case?

One of the tradeoffs you face when filing for Chapter 7 is the potential loss of your assets. Lawyers and courts call Chapter 7 the "liquidation branch" of bankruptcy because people who use it may have to give up some of their things. If you are thinking about filing, you might wonder about which assets you could lose. Your lawyer can help you determine which assets you might have to surrender, and here are several vital things to know before filing. Read More