Category Archives: Bankruptcy

Get the Facts About Medical Bankruptcy

According to data reported by CNBC, medical bills are the most common reason that Americans file for bankruptcy. If you’re struggling with doctor and hospital fees that you can’t afford to pay, this is what you need to know about … Continue reading

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What to Do After a Wildfire: Know Your Housing Rights

In reflection of the recent California wildfire disaster we wanted to take a quick look at some of the ramifications of dealing with fire damage to home or property when you are renting from another party. A fire is devastating. … Continue reading

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The Differences Between Unsecured and Secured Debts

People accrue debt for a variety of reasons, but not all debt is created equal. When seeking bankruptcy, it is important to understand the differences between unsecured and secured debts. A bankruptcy lawyer can assess your debts and provide greater … Continue reading

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Common Mistakes Made That Could Negatively Impact a Potential Bankruptcy

If filing for bankruptcy seems just over the horizon, it’s only natural to be scared. Bankruptcy is a big deal, and can follow you for the rest of your life. When people are afraid, or embarrassed, they often engage in … Continue reading

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Why Are More Seniors Filing for Bankruptcy?

There’s no hiding it: more and more seniors are filing for bankruptcy. Whether you’re filing for chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy, there are far too many options and details to consider on your own, which is where a bankruptcy … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Debt Consolidation and Bankruptcy

Filing for bankruptcy is never anyone’s first choice. There are a number of options to explore before meeting with a bankruptcy lawyer to determine whether it’s the right solution to your circumstances. One of these pre-bankruptcy options is to take … Continue reading

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What the Recent Drop in Bankruptcy Filings Really Means

Since long before the 2008 economic crisis was even a twinkle in Wall Street’s eye, the hardships of bankruptcy have plagued both individuals and businesses alike. While the right bankruptcy lawyer from an established firm, such a Brent George Law, … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Filing for Bankruptcy in California

While bankruptcy laws are governed by federal statutes, they are implemented on a state level. Each state may have its own regulations concerning bankruptcy procedures, which is why it is important to work with a bankruptcy lawyer who understands California’s … Continue reading

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Assets You Should Not Transfer Prior to Bankruptcy

Though the stigma it once had has all but disappeared, bankruptcy can still leave debtors making desperate moves in a last ditch effort to protect their assets. Unfortunately, as any proper bankruptcy lawyer will tell you, moving assets prior to … Continue reading

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Changes in Policy May Make Declaring Bankruptcy on Student Loans Possible

Despite what many students would likely prefer, at this moment it is all but impossible to include and have your student debt forgiven when filing for bankruptcy. To understand how massive this problem is, you should know that about 40% … Continue reading

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