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What Happens After Filing Chapter 7?

Most people who file Chapter 7 bankruptcy have little assets and qualify to have most of their unsecured debt discharged. Unsecured debt that may qualify to be wiped off or discharged includes medical bills and credit cards .  Having little assets and qualifying debt can help make the process a lot easier. Keep in mind, [...]

By |2019-10-09T19:42:29-05:00October 3rd, 2019|Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Q&A, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy|Comments Off on What Happens After Filing Chapter 7?

When to File Bankruptcy Chapter 7

Should My Business File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy? While individual debtors have the right to file Chapter 7, Chapter 11 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, corporations and LLC's only have the right to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy or Chapter 7 bankruptcy. While we often hear of companies filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy, we don't often get to see [...]

By |2019-10-09T19:51:14-05:00October 3rd, 2019|Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy|Comments Off on When to File Bankruptcy Chapter 7

Bankruptcy Discharge

Dischargeable Debts in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy When it comes to Chapter 7 bankruptcy , the primary goal is to get most (if not all!) of your personal debts discharged. From the sky-high credit card bills to medical debts - and everything in between - discharging your biggest debts can give you the fresh start [...]

By |2019-10-09T19:45:29-05:00October 3rd, 2019|Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Fraud, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Credit and Bankruptcy|Comments Off on Bankruptcy Discharge

Bankruptcy Means Test

Fail the Means Test and Still File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy? Some people who fail the Means Test aren't satisfied with the option of filing for a Chapter 13. There is still a chance that you can file for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy but you'll have to prove that you have a special circumstance that requires [...]

By |2019-10-09T19:52:43-05:00October 3rd, 2019|Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy|Comments Off on Bankruptcy Means Test

When Is It Too Late to Stop Foreclosure Proceedings?

When is it too late to stop foreclosure? In other words, when is the absolute latest you can file bankruptcy and stop a foreclosure sale? The truth is, it's not over until it's over. You can file right up to the day of sale. Understanding the Foreclosure Timeline In a typical foreclosure situation, your lender will [...]

By |2019-09-17T13:57:57-05:00September 12th, 2019|Bankruptcy, Foreclosures|Comments Off on When Is It Too Late to Stop Foreclosure Proceedings?

How to Stop Foreclosure Actions Through Bankruptcy

If you have fallen behind on your mortgage payments, you're likely worried about protecting your home. But how can bankruptcy help? Is it possible for you to save your house? Below, we discuss how to stop foreclosure actions through bankruptcy and buy yourself a little time. How the Foreclosure Process Works Once your mortgage goes into default, [...]

By |2019-09-17T13:50:03-05:00September 10th, 2019|Bankruptcy, Foreclosures|Comments Off on How to Stop Foreclosure Actions Through Bankruptcy

How Long Will a Repo Man Look for a Car?

You're understandably attached to your car, and the thought of having it taken away can be almost unbearable. So can't you just hide it and avoid the entire car repossession process? How long will a repo man look for a car that's up for repossession? If you’ve made it impossible for the repo man to get to your [...]

By |2019-09-12T18:25:14-05:00August 6th, 2019|Bankruptcy, Repossessions|Comments Off on How Long Will a Repo Man Look for a Car?

What Is the Car Repossession Process?

If you've missed a car payment, and then another, and another, you may be facing the prospect of having your car taken away from you. Vehicle lenders have specific rights, which end only when you have paid off your loan obligation. These rights will be laid out on the contract you signed when you drove [...]

By |2019-09-12T18:25:17-05:00August 6th, 2019|Bankruptcy, Repossessions|Comments Off on What Is the Car Repossession Process?

How to Get Rid of Medical Debt

Nearly one million Americans file for bankruptcy each year because of medical debt. A sudden illness or accident could put you underwater overnight. And while bankruptcy is not the only option, it remains one of the most powerful tools that debtors have to find financial relief. In this article, we discuss how to get rid of [...]

By |2019-09-12T18:25:59-05:00July 10th, 2019|Bankruptcy, Medical Bills|Comments Off on How to Get Rid of Medical Debt

Can You File Bankruptcy on Medical Bills?

 When medical debt becomes unmanageable, it can be recipe for financial ruin. But can you file bankruptcy on medical bills? Yes — in fact, it’s one of the primary reasons most people file bankruptcy. Below, we discuss the process of eliminating medical debt through both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Medical Debt Is a Leading Factor in Bankruptcy Filings [...]

By |2019-09-12T18:26:02-05:00July 10th, 2019|Bankruptcy, Medical Bills|Comments Off on Can You File Bankruptcy on Medical Bills?