Monthly Archives: March 2013

Transferring Property Prior to Filing

Certain types of activities that you do prior to filing can render you ineligible to file bankruptcy for a period of time.  If you sell or gift any type of property the 2 years before filing for bankruptcy, it is … Continue reading

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Things to Remember when Surrendering your Home through Bankruptcy

Surrendering a home through a bankruptcy can seem like a simple solution to rid yourself of your responsibilities with a home; however, surrendering your home through a bankruptcy can become somewhat complicated.  One of the most important things to remember … Continue reading

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Myths and Truths About Bankruptcy

-“I won’t have to pay for my student loans anymore if I file for bankruptcy” This, unfortunately, is false.  Many people will hear or read on the internet that it is possible to discharge, or no longer be responsible for, … Continue reading

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Common Notices you Will Receive from the Bankruptcy Court

After filing for bankruptcy, the court will send you notice of anything that is filed in your case through the mail, and many times these notices can be very confusing. Instead of worrying about what some of those notices may … Continue reading

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What Types of Documents are Needed to File For Bankruptcy?

Often, clients will ask their attorneys what types of documents are needed to assist with preparing a bankruptcy petition.  Some things required by your attorney and your trustee include: -6 months of your most recent paystubs -a copy of your … Continue reading

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Can Taxes be Discharged Through a Bankruptcy?

Two of the most common creditors that debtors list on their bankruptcy petitions are the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and State Revenue Departments for past Income taxes owed.  While most taxes are priority claims, and non-dischargeable through a bankruptcy, some … Continue reading

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Should I Reaffirm my Debts?

When filing for bankruptcy, debtors are faced with several important decisions.  Some of the most important decisions made apply to what they are going to do with the property they own.  Through bankruptcy debtors can choose to surrender property without … Continue reading

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