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How Can Bankruptcy Keep Utilities from Being Shut-Off?

How Can Bankruptcy Keep Utilities from Being Shut-Off?

When you’re drowning in debt from credit card payments, medical bills, student debt, or legal fees, it can be every in one’s power just to keep food on the table and the rent paid. One essential for living that is an absolute must, especially in areas of the country like Texas was the climate can  … Read more

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How to Access Texas Bankruptcy Records

How to Access Texas Bankruptcy Records

There are several reasons an individual or organization would want to access Texas bankruptcy records. Perhaps you’re a person who is currently engaged in a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy process and want to know the current status of your case. You may be an HR administrator who is conducting a financial background check  … Read more

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Unemployment and Bankruptcy

Unemployment and Bankruptcy

Loss of income is one of the major causes of bankruptcy in America, not to mention, bankruptcies in Texas. If you become unemployed and can’t afford your current living expenses or debt obligations, bankruptcy can offer solutions to keep your property and discharge unsecured debts. Deciding which type of bankruptcy you qualify for, however, will  … Read more

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Bankruptcy for Veterans

Bankruptcy for Veterans

Veterans in our country can’t be appreciated enough. There are numerous, special rules that help veterans obtain housing and student loans, and the US Bankruptcy code is no different. As a disabled veteran or active duty service member, you are entitled to special exceptions when declaring bankruptcy. Chapter 7 Means Test When filing for Chapter  … Read more

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Getting a Repossessed Car Back with Bankruptcy

Getting a Repossessed Car Back with Bankruptcy

Struggling with debt is a stressful experience which can be expounded by having your vehicle repossessed. When you default on a car loan by missing a payment, the lender of your automobile loan has the right to repossess your automobile. If you’re in danger of having your automobile taken, there are steps that you can  … Read more

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3 Reasons Why Creditors Attend 341 Meetings

3 Reasons Why Creditors Attend 341 Meetings

Perhaps the largest source of anxiety with declaring bankruptcy is the court appearance called the 341 meeting of creditors. Appearing in court can be considered an unpleasant experience by some, however, the 341 meeting isn’t your normal court appearance and shouldn’t be feared. The 341 meeting can be viewed as a one-on-one conversation between yourself  … Read more

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Houston, Texas Best Place to Pay Off Debt

Houston, Texas Best Place to Pay Off Debt

Paying off debt doesn’t necessarily mean you have to earn more, in fact, a more effective strategy is to save more. Part of paying off debt is about being financially responsible, however, it never hurts if you live in a city or state that allows you to leave cheaply. In a recent report on the  … Read more

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Government Fines in Bankruptcy

Government Fines in Bankruptcy

Many people ask if they can discharge government fines in bankruptcy. Things like federal, state, and municipal fines can be eliminated in some instances. In nearly every case that a government entity imposes a fine as a punishment for thing such as the following are not dischargeable in bankruptcy and must be paid: DUI related  … Read more

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Listing Your Legal Claims in Bankruptcy

Listing Your Legal Claims in Bankruptcy

When you file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy you must, as part of the bankruptcy petition filing, disclose all potential legal clams. Or in other words, anyone that you may receive money from in the future whether or not a lawsuit has been file already, should be included in your bankruptcy as an asset.  … Read more

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Documents Needed for Bankruptcy

Documents Needed for Bankruptcy

When you are filing bankruptcy there are many forms to fill out and many documents that you will need to provide both your bankruptcy attorney, as well as, the bankruptcy trustee. When you file your bankruptcy paperwork, you will obviously need documentation giving an accurate an honest picture of your finances. The documents needed for  … Read more

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