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Income Tax Debts―How Chapter 13 Can Help

Income Tax Debts―How Chapter 13 Can Help

Bankruptcy is a complex area of law and getting rid of income tax debt in bankruptcy is complicated. To understand your specific situation it will be important for you to meet with an experienced bankruptcy attorney to discuss your potential case. Dischargeable Income...

How Does Filing for Bankruptcy Help People?

How Does Filing for Bankruptcy Help People?

When an individual or married couple is deep in debt due to a job loss, medical emergency, or other life-changing events, filing for bankruptcy might be the best choice for them. While bankruptcy bears the brunt of negative publicity from credit card companies and big...

What Bills Should I Pay During Bankruptcy?

What Bills Should I Pay During Bankruptcy?

Once you file for bankruptcy the automatic stay goes into effect, which is a provision in the U.S. Bankruptcy Code that stops creditors from taking collection action. 11 U.S.C. § 362. The automatic stay puts an end to all collection activity, including collection...

The Powers of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

The Powers of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is a powerful legal tool that can help people get out of debt and stop collection action, like collection phone calls and wage garnishments. There are two types of bankruptcy that individuals and married couples most often file: Chapter 7 bankruptcy and...

What is “Relief from Stay”?

What is “Relief from Stay”?

When a bankruptcy case is filed an “automatic stay” goes into effect. In legalese a “stay” is putting a halt on something, stopping something. The automatic stay is a provision in the U.S. Bankruptcy Code that makes it illegal for creditors to attempt to collect on...

How Do I Find Out Who My Creditors Are?

How Do I Find Out Who My Creditors Are?

If you are struggling to pay back your debt, it is time to face your problem head-on. The sooner you get clear about exactly how much debt you owe and to whom your creditors are, you will be able to evaluate your options for getting out of debt. We’ve been helping...

Debt in Collections: What You Need to Know

Debt in Collections: What You Need to Know

Dealing with debt in collections can quickly induce stress. The phone rings non-stop and they continually demand money. But if you could afford to make all of your debt payments, you would. If you have a debt that has gone to collections and you must deal with a...

Tips for Managing Debt

Tips for Managing Debt

Personal financial management is one of the most important aspects of being an adult―an yet it is not part of the core curriculum of our education system. Many Americans graduate from high school, and even higher education, not having formally studied basic financial...

Explore Bankruptcy: Honest Answers to Difficult Questions

Explore Bankruptcy: Honest Answers to Difficult Questions

Deciding if filing for bankruptcy is the right choice for you can be a difficult decision. How can you know if it is the right choice for you?  The following Q&A can serve as a helpful starting point as you explore bankruptcy and how filing will affect you. What is...

Rebuilding Your Credit Score After Bankruptcy

Rebuilding Your Credit Score After Bankruptcy

After bankruptcy your discharged debts are gone, you are free of credit card bills, medical bills, and other overwhelming debts. We want you to enjoy your financial fresh start. While we do not advise that you begin to incur debt again right out of bankruptcy, we do...

Good Happenings in the World: May Edition

Good Happenings in the World: May Edition

Hello dear reader! Thank you for following our blog. We share information here about getting out of debt, the benefits of bankruptcy, and tips on savvy financial management, saving more, and spending less. Certainly, these are critical topics for our financial...

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