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Should I file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13?

Don’t worry if you’re not sure whether you need to file Chapter 7 Bankruptcy or Chapter 13.  That is a decision you should only make after you have discussed your case with a qualified lawyer.  Chapter 7 is sometimes called … Continue reading

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Federal Bankruptcy Exemptions Allow a Debtor to Protect Substantial Assets from Seizure

Under the Bankruptcy Code, every debtor is allowed to keep a certain amount of property, no matter how much he or she owes.  The property which a person may keep is called “exempt,” and the provisions which allow a person … Continue reading

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What is Your Policy on Attorney’s Fees in Bankruptcy?

If you have a pile of debts, you may wonder how can I afford to file for Bankruptcy Protection?  Well, once you file, your creditors will be unable to collect from you by garnishment your wages or seizing your property, at … Continue reading

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A Chapter 13 Client Received His Discharge in Bankruptcy Last Week

One of our Chapter 13 Clients received his discharge in Bankruptcy last week.  When he first met with us, he was several months behind on his mortgage.  His wife had died unexpectedly, he had allowed his bills to pile up.  … Continue reading

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Will Bankruptcy Help Me Get Out of My Lease?

One of the good things about Bankruptcy is that it allows you to cancel leases.  Maybe you have found yourself locked into a long term lease of an apartment, a home, an office or some other property that you can no … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Chapter 7 is known as a liquidation.  That’s not as bad as it sounds.  Most people who file Chapter 7 do not have to give up any property.  You do, however, have to disclose all of your assets and all … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy can give you peace of mind and a fresh start.

I represent people with debt problems in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.  If you have debts you cannot pay, federal law provides a means for having those debts forgiven, or discharged.  Generally, you may seek protection under either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code.  Chapter 7 is … Continue reading

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