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Bankruptcy in the News - Click here to view all posts
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  • Developer Files for Chapter 7 due to Belly Up Projects
    As the housing economy across the country is struggling to regain its former grandeur, developers left and right have been filing for bankruptcy. One such developer in Wichita was forced to file for ...
  • Rennovator Moves Forward with Chapter 7
    A man known for working to renovate the downtown area has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy this month. Rather than build on the fringes of the city like many other developers do, this man has made it ...
  • Businessman Takes Life after Filing for Chapter 11
    Police are investigating the case of a businessman who took his own life last week in Aspen. The restaurateur moved from Las Vegas to Aspen last year in 2008 to open up a restaurant and club. Just a ...
Bankruptcy Myths - Click here to view all posts
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  • Top Bankruptcy Myths
    If you are considering bankruptcy then there are three popular myths that you should dispel beforehand. First is the myth that you cannot file for bankruptcy if you have a job. While there is a new " ...
  • Identifying Bankruptcy Myths
    Not sure what is myth and what is fact when it comes to filing bankruptcy? Consider these popular misconceptions: The new bankruptcy laws do not make it more difficult to file. Most people who could ...
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  • Chapter 7 Discharge Order
    Once you have filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and received court approval, you will then need a discharge order. This is an important document that tells your creditors that you have successfully filed ...
  • Getting a Bankruptcy Trustee
    Have you recently decided to file for bankruptcy? If so, you will soon be appointed a bankruptcy trustee. If you filed under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, a judge will appoint you a trustee to ...
  • First Meeting of Creditors
    Unlike business bankruptcy cases where you could easily spend hours in court, a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case is usually much simpler. While your lawyer can go to court for you most of the time, there is ...
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  • Bankruptcy Filings Lower in October
    Good news - bankruptcy filings are on the decline across the country, giving hope that the economy may slowly be starting to repair itself. According to one researcher, the filings for October 2011 ...
  • Bankruptcy Filings Fall 8.8% in Illinois
    Although it is small right now, there is hope that the economy will turn itself around, leading to less bankruptcy filings over time. According to a well-known bankruptcy research center that operates ...
  • 73,000 People Filed for Bankruptcy in Illinois This Past Year
    If you are having difficulty paying bills on time, you are not the only one. Recent studies show that one out of every 177 people in Illinois have filed for bankruptcy in the last year alone, ...
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  • Developer Files for Chapter 7 due to Belly Up Projects
    As the housing economy across the country is struggling to regain its former grandeur, developers left and right have been filing for bankruptcy. One such developer in Wichita was forced to file for ...
  • Businessman Takes Life after Filing for Chapter 11
    Police are investigating the case of a businessman who took his own life last week in Aspen. The restaurateur moved from Las Vegas to Aspen last year in 2008 to open up a restaurant and club. Just a ...
  • Manhattan Judge Issues Surprise Ruling
    A Manhattan judge issued a surprising ruling this week regarding the bankruptcy case of a brokerage firm. The New York based firm filed for business bankruptcy earlier this year, prompting an outcry ...
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  • Two Types of Bankruptcy Available to Consumers
    Are you thinking about pursuing bankruptcy due to your debts? If so, you have likely heard about two different types of bankruptcy offered in the U.S.: Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Depending on your ...
  • Getting a Bankruptcy Trustee
    Have you recently decided to file for bankruptcy? If so, you will soon be appointed a bankruptcy trustee. If you filed under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, a judge will appoint you a trustee to ...
  • Keep Your Assets with Chapter 13
    Are you in danger of losing your home or car due to unpaid bills? If so, you may be an eligible candidate for Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Unlike Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you will not be asked to sell of your ...
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  • Developer Files for Chapter 7 due to Belly Up Projects
    As the housing economy across the country is struggling to regain its former grandeur, developers left and right have been filing for bankruptcy. One such developer in Wichita was forced to file for ...
  • Rennovator Moves Forward with Chapter 7
    A man known for working to renovate the downtown area has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy this month. Rather than build on the fringes of the city like many other developers do, this man has made it ...
  • American Comsumers' Debt Increases Every Year
    The average American consumer's debt is on the rise every year and statistics show that the average low to middle-income family owes $8,650 in credit card debts alone. Based on research conducted ...
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  • Chapter 7 vs. Chapter 13
    Understanding the difference between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy can make all the difference in the success of your bankruptcy filing. The primary difference between the two types of ...
  • Which Type of Bankruptcy is Best For You?
    Before you file for bankruptcy, you must first decide what type of bankruptcy will work best for you. Although many people attempt to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, in which your debts are pardoned, ...
  • Differences Between Chapter 13 and Chapter 7
    Are you considering filing for bankruptcy? If so, you need to understand the differences between different types of bankruptcy filings. Many people who file for bankruptcy will be eligible for Chapter ...
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  • Put an End to Creditor Abuse
    While nobody likes to be in debt, being harassed by creditors is not only wrong, it is illegal. Thanks to the FDCPA, creditors have certain laws that they must follow when they attempt to contact you. ...
  • Dealing with Creditor Abuse
    Do you feel like you are being harassed by your debt collectors? If you are like many people, you may not know that you actually have rights as a debtor. Understanding what these rights are may help ...
  • Stopping Creditor Abuse
    Are you in serious credit card debt? If so, you are likely to be receiving daily phone calls from creditors and debt collection companies. Believe it or not, you do have rights as a debtor, rights ...
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  • How Debt Consolidation Differs from Bankruptcy
    When debts and financial stresses weigh heavily, consumers often find themselves at a crossroads. Should they consolidate their debts, or consider bankruptcy? If either prospect seems daunting, a ...
  • Be Smart With Your Tax Return: Pay Off Debt Now
    The 2014 tax filing season has begun. Although Tax Day is often portrayed as a stressful event, the majority of Americans receive money back rather than having to pay the government more money. ...
  • Understanding Debt Settlement
    Are you curious about debt settlement but aren't clear what it really means? Since many people are now battling with their poor financial histories, some are turning to debt settlement to fix their ...
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  • Maryland Faces Huge Foreclosure Backlog
    The past few years have seen so many foreclosures logged on court records that some states anticipate going through them for decades. One popular blog in Baltimore noted that with the slow rate of ...
  • Real Estate Slows in Illinois
    According to one Illinois association, the sale of homes and condominiums in the state showed a decline in October. However, this figure is still higher than it was compared to the same period last ...
  • Foreclosures Escalate Nationally
    Last quarter saw an increase in national foreclosures when compared to the two quarters preceding it. While this increase is certainly not wanted, it was not a surprise to most in the financial ...
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  • Chicago Hit hard by Foreclosures
    Like other big cities Chicago has been hit hard by the foreclosure epidemic sweeping the nation. The city experienced a twenty percent increase in bank repossessions of foreclosures in 2010, amounting ...
  • Chapter 13 Repayment Plans
    There is a long list of requirements when you decide to file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy protection. However, the basis of your success will be dependent on the repayment plan. This must be submitted at ...
  • Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Exemptions To Be Aware Of
    When you file for Chapter 7 you should become aware of the exemptions that are built into this type of bankruptcy. Depending on the state where you file different types of property will be eligible ...
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  • Maryland Faces Huge Foreclosure Backlog
    The past few years have seen so many foreclosures logged on court records that some states anticipate going through them for decades. One popular blog in Baltimore noted that with the slow rate of ...
  • Real Estate Slows in Illinois
    According to one Illinois association, the sale of homes and condominiums in the state showed a decline in October. However, this figure is still higher than it was compared to the same period last ...
  • Foreclosures Escalate Nationally
    Last quarter saw an increase in national foreclosures when compared to the two quarters preceding it. While this increase is certainly not wanted, it was not a surprise to most in the financial ...
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  • Eliminating Second Mortgage Payments
    If you are like many Americans right now, you are considering bankruptcy as an option to save your home from foreclosure. If that is the case, you may need to eliminate second mortgage payments in ...
Short Sales - Click here to view all posts
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  • Short Sales: Alternative to Foreclosure
    If you are in danger of losing your home to foreclosure, it is no surprise as thousands of people just like you across America are in the same boat. However, you do have options when it comes to ...
  • Stop Foreclosure with a Short Sale
    If you are in danger of losing your home to foreclosure, it is possible to put it up for a short sale instead. This can only be done through the approval of a lender, who must agree to a discounted ...
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