Monthly Archives: May 2013

What Happens to my Credit Cards when I file for Bankruptcy?

Many individuals who are planning on filing for bankruptcy wonder what will happen to their credit cards when they actually file.  The answer to this question depends on the status of the credit card that you have at the time … Continue reading

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Discharge of Debt

An individual can receive a discharge of debt they owe by filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy.  A “Discharge of Debt” releases an individual’s personal liability for many types of unsecured debts, meaning they will no longer owe … Continue reading

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Options for Secured Property in Bankruptcy

When filing for bankruptcy, there are several options to consider regarding secured property.  Secured property is any property that you have placed as collateral for a loan; typical examples of this type of property would be cars and houses, but … Continue reading

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What if I do not know who my Creditors are?

When preparing to file for bankruptcy, your St. Louis Bankruptcy attorney will stress to you the importance of listing all of your creditors on your bankruptcy petition.  This step in the bankruptcy process is extremely important, because listing the creditors … Continue reading

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Will Bankruptcy Protect you from an Eviction?

Debtors who are facing an eviction could receive protection from the eviction process by filing for bankruptcy; however, this protection is dependent on how far in the eviction process your landlord is when the bankruptcy is filed.  Whether an eviction … Continue reading

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