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Disclaimer: These articles are for general informational use and do not constitute legal advice. Since laws change over time, it's possible some articles are out of date and for that reason, we make no representation that the articles are fully accurate. For actual, up-to-date legal advice (including a free consultation), please contact us!

The Dangers of Avoiding Bankruptcy
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Don't risk life and limb for your possessions. There are other, better ways to protect your property, such as bankruptcy. Read More

Paying Your Chapter 13 Plan Fees Electronically
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The Topeka Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Trustee now allows bankruptcy filers to pay their plan fees electronically. Read More

What Not To Do: Purposely Omit Financial Accounts

Sometimes a client thinks that purposely omitting financial accounts will protect them, but doing so puts the accounts and the debtor at greater risk. Read More

What to Expect: (341) Creditors Meeting in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

If you have to file for bankruptcy, you probably have a lot of questions about how the whole process works and what your role will be. Chapter 7 bankruptcy attorneys can take you through step by step. Read More

Title Loans – How Do I Save My Car
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Title loans! They are a terrible thing. The only thing comparably worse is its ugly twin, the payday loan. So, lets start off with the basics: What is a title loan? And why are they bad? Read More

Secured Debt Defined
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When talking about debt, especially in the context of a bankruptcy, it is important to understand that there are different types of debt: Secured Debt, Priority Debt, and Unsecured Non-Priority Debt.Read More

Bankruptcy Scam Warning
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Be aware that scammers are targeting bankruptcy filers. Read More

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The Debt Mask and How Topeka Bankruptcy Attorneys Can Help!
Happy Halloween

Why do we take on crippling consumer debt? Maybe we do this because of our desire to appear differently to others than we really are. In other words, maybe the debt itself is a mask. Read More

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What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
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Before we get into a discussion about Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, it is useful to know the broader context of the different types or "chapters" of bankruptcy. Read More

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Adequate Protection in Bankruptcy
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Adequate Protection requires a debtor to provide enough protection (usually in the form of money) to keep a secured creditor's interest from diminishing. Read More