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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 Since laws change over time, it's possible some articles are out of date and for that reason, we make no representation that the articles are fully accurate.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!

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
Red Car

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
Beautiful Home

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
M&A Seal

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?
BK Petition

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
Cash in Hand

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

The New Chapter 13 Means Test
US Bankruptcy Court

The Courts have recently published a new version of Form 22, sometimes referred to as the means test, making it even more arduous and complicated. Read More

What is the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Owing a debt doesn't mean that a collection agency has free reign; there are limits. That's where the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act might come in. Read More

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The Payday Loan That Stole Christmas
Money and Calculator

If you're considering taking out a payday loan to cover your Christmas expenses, DO NOT DO IT! Read More