Monthly Archives: January 2013

Judgment Liens in Bankruptcy

If you have received a judgment against you and you own real property, such as a house, it is very likely that you have had a judgment lien put against your house.   A lien is a notice attached to your … Continue reading

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Preferential Payments to Creditors Prior to Filing Bankruptcy

One of the questions that your attorney will ask you while preparing you bankruptcy petition is: “have you made any payments to any creditors that total $600 or more in the last 90 days?”.  This may seem like a strange … Continue reading

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Different Types of Bankruptcy

When determining if filing for bankruptcy is the best option, many debtors are surprised to learn that there are several different types of bankruptcy.   Which type of bankruptcy that is best for you depends on certain qualifications for each, set … Continue reading

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Banks Agree to pay $8.5 Billion to Foreclosure Victims

The United States Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Reserve announced on Monday, January 7, 2013, that many of the Nation’s largest banks have agreed to pay $8.5 billion in damages to millions of foreclosure victims who were affected … Continue reading

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