Frequently Asked Bankruptcy Questions

By Cara O'Neill, Attorney
Look for your question in our FAQ section below.

People file for bankruptcy to get rid of overwhelming debt. Even though it helps financially distressed people get back on their feet, it can have serious—and irreversible—consequences. As a result, it’s critical to know how bankruptcy will affect your property and debts before you proceed.

Will you lose some of your property? Will bankruptcy wipe out all of your debt? Find out before you file by reading our answers to some of the most frequently asked bankruptcy questions.

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