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How Long Does Foreclosure Take? Can Bankruptcy Help?

The length of the foreclosure process varies by state. Some states take as long as two years before requiring homeowners to move out of their homes. COVID-19 assistance might be available for you. In addition, bankruptcy could help you avoid or delay foreclosure. When a homeowner cannot pay his mortgage due to extended unemployment, severe…

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What Is Relief from Automatic Stay?

Who gets relief from the automatic stay in bankruptcy? When a relief from the automatic stay is filed, it is done by a creditor. The creditor is asking the court to remove the automatic stay protection issued in bankruptcy so that they can continue collection efforts. Typically, the creditor does so when they need to…

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How Do I Qualify for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

How do you qualify for Chapter 7? 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 you can use Chapter 7 or if you must look for an alternative. Chapter 7 bankruptcy is a total relief bankruptcy. It means…

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A Quick Guide for Companies Considering Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

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 District Courts rather than state-level courts. As a business owner, you have options when you find yourself unable to meet debt obligations. Not only can you…

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5 Steps to Bankruptcy Planning

If you are considering bankruptcy, planning is essential. The actions you take, weeks and even months before you file, could dramatically impact the outcome of your case. Regardless of how bad your financial situation is, the more steps you take ahead of time, the better the outcome will be for your case – and the…

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