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Bankruptcy Chapter 7, 11 & 13 in NJ

Bankruptcies are legal proceedings that allow insolvent debtors with large amounts of debts to have a fresh start. While filing bankruptcy is a legal way for people to wipe out their unsecured debts and obtain debt-relief, not everything is wiped out. One of the benefits of filing a bankruptcy petition includes bankruptcy protection as follows: Stops creditors from collecting or [...]

2020-11-10T17:44:47+00:00Bankruptcy|

Debunked – Bankruptcy Costs More Than it is Worth

One of the biggest myths of bankruptcy is that its costs more than it is worth. This is simply not true. Look at it this way, once you get rid of your creditors, you will have more money. The costs associated with bankruptcy will be peanuts in comparison. Collections agencies, credit card companies, big banks, mortgage lenders, and all the [...]

Be Careful When Searching “Bankruptcy Attorney Near Me”

Looking for an attorney can be an incredibly stressful time - especially if it is a bankruptcy attorney. When people look for a divorce attorney, or a real estate attorney, they normally ask people they trust for a recommendation. With the embarrassment most people feel about needing to consult with a bankruptcy lawyer, they often turn to Google and type [...]

2020-10-18T09:51:45+00:00Uncategorized|

You Qualify for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, But Is It Your Best Choice?

Chapter 7 is the most common consumer bankruptcy. This bankruptcy type resolves debt under federal court protection. Unsecured debts, or those with no collateral, are often forgiven. Generally, credit card debt, personal loans, and medical bills are covered, but back taxes, student loans, and alimony and child support are not. Due to credit reports, it will be harder to get [...]

2020-09-22T08:34:06+00:00Bankruptcy|

What Happens to Your Personal Properties and Investments After Bankruptcy?

When declaring personal bankruptcy, one of the filer’s main considerations is his or her willingness to give up certain properties and assets. Although retaining a property such as a home, car, or certain investments would depend on the type of bankruptcy filed whether it was under a secured or unsecured debt, this post gives you an overview of what to [...]

2020-08-10T05:44:31+00:00Bankruptcy|

Post-Bankruptcy Car Loan Scam! Reaffirm Instead!

I am always amazed how low some organizations can be when preying on people who have filed for bankruptcy. A client recently passed along a solicitation letter that she received in the mail. It is an obvious post-bankruptcy car loan scam. Basically, this letter says that once you file for bankruptcy, all your creditors will stop reporting activity on lines [...]

2020-07-24T14:22:14+00:00Bankruptcy, Chapter 7|
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