Monthly Archives: September 2013

If I File for Bankruptcy, Can I Keep my Home?

The potential to lose your home can be one of the most stressful and emotionally trying aspects of going through a tough financial period in your life.  While some may consider filing for bankruptcy, many people fear that in that … Continue reading

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What is the Automatic Stay?

In Bankruptcy, an automatic stay protects a debtor from his or her creditors.  The automatic stay prevents a creditor from collecting on debts incurred by the debtor.  The automatic stay is effective immediately upon the filing of the bankruptcy.  As … Continue reading

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Can I Keep My Tax Refund in a Chapter 7?

Many people who are interested in filing for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy are interested to know if they are able to keep their tax refunds if they decide to file.  The answer to this question depends on when your case is … Continue reading

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Do I Have to File for Bankruptcy with my Spouse?

Debtors who are married often wonder if they are required to file for bankruptcy with their spouse.  The answer to this question is no; a debtor is not required to file for bankruptcy jointly with their spouse if they are … Continue reading

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