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How to Strip a Lien off Your Mortgage in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
If you have more than one mortgage on your house and you owe more than what it's worth, you might be able to get rid of a junior mortgage in Chapter 13 bankruptcy. ... Read more

Secured Claims in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: Can I Keep My House or Car?
When you file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you can keep your financed house or car as long as your payments are current. ... Read more

Using Credit Cards Correctly in Trying Economic Times
Federal and state laws impose a variety of obligations on credit card companies. These laws regulate areas such as discrimination, information disclosure, billing, and debt collection. If you don't understand how credit cards work and what your rights are, your credit card application may be unfairly ... Read more

Filing a Bankruptcy Claim as a Wyoming Resident
Drowning in debt in the Equality State? Need to save your home from foreclosure? Bankruptcy may offer the protections you need. Bankruptcy is a federal law that allows you to manage or eliminate your debts. Individuals filing for bankruptcy in Wyoming may choose either a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. ... Read more

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When Business Necessity Trumps a Claim of Discrimination

While it may be surprising to some, the mere fact that workplace discrimination is occurring in violation of federal or state law does not automatically mean that an aggrieved worker is entitled to le ... Read more

Life After Bankruptcy: 7 Steps to Rebuilding Your Credit

Declaring bankruptcy affects not just your finances and personal life, but your credit score as well.  Your credit score often diminishes during the financially trying times leading up to ba ... Read more

What Is The Automatic Stay?

The automatic stay goes into effect immediately after a chapter 7 petition is filed.  This provides a relief for filers because it prohibits most creditors from continuing to collect on your debt ... Read more

Which Debts Will Be Discharged in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

These debts include but are not limited to: 2.      Personal Loans and Promissory Notes- money that has been borrowed in exchange for a promissory note whether oral or written ... Read more

Is Tax Debt Dischargeable in Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Tax debt is dischargeable in Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy if it meets certain criteria.  If a tax debt satisfies the following (5) five requirements it can be discharged or wiped out in you ... Read more

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