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My Tenant Filed for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy—What Now?
Learn about the actions to take and to avoid when your tenant files a Chapter 13 case. ... READ MORE

Can the Bankruptcy Trustee Take My Pension?
Pensions come in many forms, and fortunately, the law protects most retirement accounts, retirement benefits, and pensions when you file for bankruptcy. Property You Can Protect Bankruptcy law ensures that bankruptcy courts, trustees, and creditors cannot get access to most retirement funds. Why? Congress ... READ MORE

Bankruptcy and Eviction in Texas
Learn what actions a landlord can take when a tenant files for bankruptcy in Texas. ... READ MORE

What Will Happen If I Miss a Mortgage Payment in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
Thousands of individuals each year file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy to take advantage of the protections offered by the bankruptcy court while paying debts in an orderly manner, and it’s especially popular with people who fall behind on a mortgage payment. Filers can make current house payments while using ... READ MORE

Can I Get Rid of My Student Loan Debt in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
If a permanent financial hardship makes it impossible for you to repay your student loan, you might be able to wipe it out by filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. ... READ MORE

What Happens After My Tenant Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
If your tenant files bankruptcy while owing rent, learn what you're allowed to do to collect. ... READ MORE

Will Bankruptcy Affect Renting an Apartment?
Things to consider if you plan to rent after bankruptcy. ... READ MORE

Does Bankruptcy Get Rid of Debt?
You can wipe out many types of debt in bankruptcy. ... READ MORE

Does Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Work?
Find out about some of the benefits of filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy. ... READ MORE

Can Bankruptcy Stop Foreclosure?
Learn how long a Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy will stop your foreclosure action. ... READ MORE

 

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So the court issued 45,000 of these letters in every case filed for 10 years.  I have dozens of clients with this issue.  You do not have to do anything.  I tried to call the court to f ...Read more

No.  Government fines are not dischargeable in most cases.  

Call the trustee of the seller.  The trustee can consent to the sale, and move it along even though the bankruptcy is pending.

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How Does Bankruptcy Affect Your Credit Score?

When considering options for debt relief, it is important to be aware of the impact your choices may have upon your credit score. There are various factors that influence a credit score rating, and wh ... Read more

How Does Bankruptcy Affect Your Credit Score?

When considering options for debt relief, it is important to be aware of the impact your choices may have upon your credit score. There are various factors that influence a credit score rating, and wh ... Read more

Bankruptcy Success Stories

Surviving bankruptcy may take time, but many people have recovered and gone on to have financially successful lives. It may take several years to complete the process, but patience and assistance from ... Read more

So you want to discharge your student loans

A debtor seeking a COURT ORDER that his/her student loans are dischargeable bears the burden of proving that repayment of the loan will impose an undue hardship.  To obtain this court order the d ... Read more

How can I eliminate my debt for my repossessed van?

Q: I lost my job and suffer from medical conditions. I was behind in payments and just gave up. They took it out of my doctor’s parking lot, and I had to walk home. A: Your options are to defend ... Read more

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