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How Long Does Foreclosure Take? Can Bankruptcy Help?

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What Does Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Mean for Shareholders?

Businesses filing bankruptcy affect more than just the company and its employees; it can also affect any shareholders who have invested in that business, too….More…

Will I Have to Go to Court If I File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

If you file for bankruptcy, yes, you will have to show up in court for what is known as the meeting of the creditors. If…More…

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Can You File for Bankruptcy with a Felony Conviction on Your Record?

Being convicted of a felony affects you in numerous ways, including your career choices, government aid, and possibly your bankruptcy status. If you have been…More…

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Can I Stop Bankruptcy after I Have Already Filed?

As a debtor, you decide to file for bankruptcy. If you voluntarily wish to dismiss the case after doing so, you have that right. However,…More…

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What Can Bankruptcy Do for Me?

If you’re considering bankruptcy, the first thing on your mind is the benefits. Will bankruptcy help you or will the hit to your credit report…More…

How Do I Qualify for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

Not everyone in debt qualifies for Chapter 7. Instead, there are strict guidelines in place that apply, regardless of where you live, which determine if…More…

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What Is a Secured Claim in Bankruptcy?

When filing for bankruptcy, your creditors have rights. And one of those rights is to receive payment by submitting a secured claim form to receive…More…

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How Do I File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

Chapter 7 bankruptcy is relatively quick, especially because it is the most common type of bankruptcy filed by consumers each year. The process can, however,…More…

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Can a Business Survive Chapter 11?

As a struggling business owner, you want to keep your doors open, preserve your legacy, and save the jobs of those who are dedicated to…More…

Top Tips for Healthier Finances in 2019

It is the start of 2019, and now is the time to rejuvenate your finances and hopefully improve your credit score. If you find yourself…More…

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A New Year and a Fresh Start: Is Chapter 11 the Right Choice for You?

Everyone has their New Year’s resolutions in the works in December, and one of those that many consider is getting their finances in order. When…More…

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Filing Chapter 7? You Might Still Have to Pay toward Some of Your Debts

It is a common misconception that everything you owe is erased upon completion of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. While many of your debts discharge, some…More…

A Quick Guide for Companies Considering Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy, whether personal or business, is a procedure governed by federal (not state) laws. Because it is a federal procedure, bankruptcies run through the Federal…More…

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What to Expect at Your Chapter 12 Confirmation Hearing

Chapter 12 bankruptcy is exclusively offered for family farmers and fishers. It allows these individuals to restructure their finances, save their business, and avoid court-ordered…More…

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Tips for Planning out Your Chapter 11 Reorganization

Chapter 11 bankruptcy is the ideal solution if you want to keep your assets but get relief from creditors. The most important aspect of filing…More…