Finding a Qualified Bankruptcy Lawyer

What to Look for in a Texas Bankruptcy Attorney If you've decided to seek protection under the bankruptcy laws, one of the first things you'll discover—there's no shortage of bankruptcy lawyers willing to take your case. So how do you find the right person to guide you through bankruptcy and get a fresh financial start? Here's a checklist to help … [Read more...]

The Quick and Easy Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Filing

The Simplest Way to Reorganize Your Debts in Bankruptcy When you've determined that a bankruptcy petition is the best way to deal with overwhelming debt and get a fresh start, and you want to keep your property (if possible), your best option is a Chapter 13 reorganization. While such a filing will customarily take more time and effort than a … [Read more...]

What Happens When You Reaffirm a Vehicle Loan While in Chapter 7

The Impact of Promising to Make Your Car Payments In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition, you'll generally be allowed to permanently unload certain types of debt in exchange for transferring some of your property to the bankruptcy court, which will typically be sold to satisfy your creditors. In the alternative, if you don't want to lose property in a … [Read more...]

The Simplest Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Filing

A Successful Bankruptcy Petition Can Be Relatively Painless When you think about a bankruptcy, it's pretty common to envision complex financial calculations and lots of paperwork. While many personal bankruptcy filings are complex, and any bankruptcy petition should be made with the assistance of an experienced bankruptcy attorney, there are … [Read more...]

How You Can Lose the Protection of the Automatic Stay

The Ways You Can Jeopardize Your Protection under the Bankruptcy Laws When you file for personal or business bankruptcy, an automatic stay goes into effect immediately, prohibiting your creditors from calling you, writing you or attempting to collect debts from you in any other manner than through the bankruptcy proceeding. The automatic stay … [Read more...]

What Are the Implications of Bankruptcy on a Co-signer?

To What Degree Will a Loan Guarantor Be Liable for Debts in Bankruptcy It's not uncommon, when you have less than perfect credit, or no credit history, to find a friend or family member who will co-sign on a debt. But what happens if your financial situation gets worse and you find it necessary to file for bankruptcy protection? How will the … [Read more...]

Discharging Debts or Damages from Business Litigation

Can You Permanently Rid Yourself of Debts Incurred in Commercial Lawsuits? In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition, available to individuals and businesses, you can permanently wipe out certain obligations in exchange to transferring "non-exempt" assets to the bankruptcy court to partially satisfy creditors. What happens if you are a small business … [Read more...]

Credit Card Debt—Avoiding the Presumption of Fraud in Bankruptcy

One of the common causes of consumer bankruptcy is unmanageable credit card debt. Because credit card debt is typically an unsecured obligation, you can generally discharge credit card arrearages in Chapter 7 without returning items purchased. However, if a creditor (credit card company) can show that you engaged in fraud when using the credit … [Read more...]

Your Bankruptcy Options When You Have Student Loan Arrearages

Can You Get Student Loan Payments under Control through Bankruptcy? You borrowed a lot of money to get through college, with the hope that you'd have a well-paying job that allowed you to quickly repay those loans, only to find it difficult to either find a job or get one that pays you what you need. Unfortunately, you're not alone. Studies show … [Read more...]

Your Bankruptcy Options When You Owe Money to an Ex-Spouse

Should You Choose Chapter 7 or Chapter 13? Are you struggling to meet your financial obligations? Do your debts include family law obligations, such as child support or alimony arrearages? Have you considered be discharging or restructuring those debts could in a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 proceeding? Domestic Support Obligations Are Not … [Read more...]

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Consumer Bankruptcy

Can I keep my car? Will bankruptcy stop a foreclosure? Will I ever be debt-free again? How will I ever pay these medical bills?

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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

If you want to stop creditor harassment, eliminate repossession debt, stop garnishments and keep your house, and car, a Chapter 7 bankruptcy could help.

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Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Are you in jeopardy of losing your house? Are you making good money but everyone is asking for payment right now? Do you want or need to stop collections?

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