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How Long Does Foreclosure Take? Can Bankruptcy Help?

The length of the foreclosure process varies among different states, with some states taking up to two years before forcing homeowners to move out of…

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What Happens if I Cannot Make My Bankruptcy Plan Payments?

When you file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you are assigned a repayment plan to creditors by the court. This repayment plan was originally proposed by…More…

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Five Tips for Surviving Your Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Chapter 13 bankruptcy is not a quick process. Instead, you will be spending several years reorganizing your debts and catching up on missed payments. But,…More…

Chapter 12 Bankruptcy

Will Your Farm Qualify for Chapter 12 Bankruptcy?

Chapter 12 bankruptcy was designed for farmers and fisherman who have a regular annual income. This allows farms in distress to create a plan and…More…

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Five Surprising Facts on Bankruptcy in the U.S.

Bankruptcy is not uncommon to American consumers. Even if one particular consumer has not filed, odds are high that he or she has a friend…More…

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The Trump Bankruptcies – Even the Richest Americans Have to File for Relief

If you have followed Donald Trump at all, you may know that he has filed for bankruptcy. That is because everything needs to be the…More…

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What Property is Exempt and Nonexempt in My Bankruptcy?

When you file Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Washington, there is some property that will be protected under Washington’s exemptions (RCW 6.15.020). These exemptions can also…More…

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

What Are the Steps of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

When you file for bankruptcy, there are a few steps that you will go through. The process is not over quickly, so by being aware…More…

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Seven Things to Never Do Before Filing for Bankruptcy

If you intend to file bankruptcy (or you are already amidst filing), there is plenty more preparation that you have to do other than hiring…More…

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What is a Bankruptcy Trustee, and What Does He or She Do?

When you file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you will have a trustee appointed to your case. The bankruptcy trustee will have various…More…

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What Happens at a 341 Hearing with Creditors?

When you file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you are required to attend a meeting of the creditors. This is also referred to…More…

Chapter 7 Vs Chapter 13

After Bankruptcy: What Steps Should I Take First?

You have finished your bankruptcy proceedings – now, your debts are either discharged, or you are going through the court-designated repayment program. Regardless, you have…More…

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Will I Lose My Home if I File for Bankruptcy?

A common concern for consumers who are contemplating bankruptcy is whether or not they will lose their home. During Chapter 7 bankruptcy, several issues can…More…

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Business Bankruptcy: Does Your Business Qualify?

If your business is struggling to turn a profit or has excessive debt, it may be time to consider filing for bankruptcy. Bankruptcy is a…More…