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  • After HAMP Failure Bankruptcy Provides Relief

    Posted By admin || 30-Dec-2011

    HAMP is usually the first stop for homeowners trying to save their home. They fill out a ton of paperwork and then wait - and wait -- for a response from the lender. The lucky ones are told right off that they don't qualify for a mortgage modification under HAMP; but other unfortunate homeowners go through the largely disappointing process of temporary (trial) mortgage modifications only to face ...
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  • Co-Debtor Bankruptcy Protection From IRS

    Posted By admin || 30-Dec-2011

    When a debtor files Chapter 13 bankruptcy the automatic stay protection is extended to cover co-debtors of consumer debts. Consumer debts include those "incurred by an individual primarily for a personal, family, or household purpose" such as credit card debts, car loans, mortgages, payday loans etc. However, the bankruptcy code does not define tax debt as a consumer debt. This means that if there ...
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  • Understanding Wage Assignments In Bankruptcy

    Posted By admin || 29-Dec-2011

    Wage Assignments and Bankruptcy Increasing collections costs is prompting some creditors to turn to voluntary wage assignments. A wage assignment is basically an agreement that allows the creditor to deduct from a debtor's wages any amount owed to them. This is most often used by payday loan lenders. Borrowers sign a bunch of paperwork, which includes a wage assignment signing over access to their ...
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  • Can I Avoid Foreclosure Without Filing Bankruptcy?

    Posted By admin || 29-Dec-2011

    Trying to Stop Foreclosure Without Filing Bankruptcy? While some homeowners understand that bankruptcy is the best option to avoid foreclosure and discharge other debts, other homeowners are not sure if it's their best option. While there are some ways that a homeowner can avoid foreclosure without filing bankruptcy, they should carefully consider their whole financial situation before forgoing ...
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  • Surprising Things to Consider When Filing for Bankruptcy

    Posted By admin || 28-Dec-2011

    When it comes to things to consider when filing for bankruptcy, you might think you have all your ducks lined up, so to speak. You've contacted a great bankruptcy attorney. You have all of your paperwork in order. You've even researched the topic of bankruptcy, so you know exactly what to expect from the moment you file that paperwork. However, there are a few surprises that even the simplest of ...
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