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Bankruptcy Blog

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 Since laws change over time, it's possible some articles are out of date and for that reason, we make no representation that the articles are fully accurate.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

Should I File Chapter 13 or Chapter 11 to Reorganize my Debts?
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Most of the time, individuals (as opposed to business) would benefit more from a Chapter 13 than a Chapter 11, but not always. Read More

What is the Automatic Stay and Why Do I Care?
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The automatic stay is a powerful tool that can stop creditors and provide immediate relief for a person filing bankruptcy. Read More

Pencil Pushers Wearing Lawyer Hats
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Bankruptcy Petition Preparers often get confused with bankruptcy attorneys, but when it comes to the services they can offer, there's a world of difference. Read More

How to Stop Repossession
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If your car or other property is being threatened with repossession, know that as a debtor you have rights and options. Read More

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

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

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

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

Sentimental Items and Bankruptcy
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We all have them: sentimental items that we couldn't bear to part with, like heirloom jewelry, Grandpa's baseball cards, or a hand-pieced quilt. Whatever the history and dollar-value, these items are cherished.Read More

Lien Avoidance and Bankruptcy

One of the primary reasons people file bankruptcy is to protect their assets from seizure, whether that asset is a paycheck that's being garnished or a house that is in foreclosure.Read More