Bankruptcy Basics

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Will Filing for Bankruptcy Stop a Civil Lawsuit?
Find out what happens if you file for bankruptcy while being sued. ... Read more

What Do I Need to Do to Start the Bankruptcy Process?
Find out what it takes to file for bankruptcy. ... Read more

How to Choose the Right Bankruptcy Chapter: When Chapter 13 Makes Sense
Chapter 13 bankruptcy might be right for you if you need to save your house, car, or other property; if you have nondischargeable debts, such as past due taxes or support arrearages; or if you've recently filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. ... Read more

How to Choose the Right Bankruptcy Chapter: When Chapter 7 Makes Sense
Chapter 7 bankruptcy might be right for you if your income is low; if your debts are the type that will be wiped out; and if you don't own a lot of property. ... Read more

How to Protect Property Using Exemptions in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
Learn what you must do to keep your property when you file for bankruptcy. ... Read more

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without  a lot more information i can't assess whether bankruptcy is a good idea for you.  to make that determination, a lawyer needs a lot of information about your assets, your debts, and ...Read more

You don't have to pay back more than 100% if that's what you're asking.  You must factor in Trustee's fees and ultimately the filed claims will control the total amount you must repay. If you're ...Read more

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Benefits of Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy aids individuals or businesses that are in large debt and are unable to pay it. Those who take advantage of bankruptcy are able to start building their credit. It provides a considerable re ... Read more

Can I Go To Jail For Defaulting On A Payday Loan?

Some payday lenders threaten to call the police if the check bounces, prompting one to ask, “can I go to jail for defaulting on a payday loan?” A payday loan is usually a small loan with a ... Read more

Bankruptcy Is Constitutional

Bankruptcy is specifically mentioned in the United States Constitution. The United States Constitution states: “[The Congress shall have Power] to establish . . . uniform laws on the subject of ... Read more

Ohio Bankruptcy Exemptions

People considering bankruptcy are usually concerned with whether they can still keep their houses, cars, furniture, clothing and the tools they use to make a living. The good news is that Ohio has gen ... Read more

Ohio Homeowners Get Greater Protection In Bankruptcy

In Ohio, you can now keep even more of your assets when you file for bankruptcy. Starting April 1, 2013, each person can keep up to $132,900 of equity in their home, which adds up to $265,800 for a ma ... Read more

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