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Category: Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Chapter 13 bankruptcy is also called debt consolidation, and it can be a good option for those with regular income who are having trouble keeping up with the regular monthly payments, facing foreclosure, or for those who owe significant past tax debt.

How Do Mortgage Payments Work?

Figuring out what you owe on your mortgage can be very difficult, especially when you likely have to go in circles with your loan servicer to get a competent person to answer the phone with regard to how your mortgage

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Can a Business File Bankruptcy?

Yes a business can file for bankruptcy, but a business owner will need to determine whether it will make sense to file a business bankruptcy, or deal with the debts on a personal level through a personal bankruptcy or debt

Who is National Collegiate Student Loan Trust?

It’s not surprising that you have never heard of National Collegiate Student Loan Trust, in fact you are probably reading this article because you have no idea who they are or why they have filed a lawsuit against you.  National

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How to Manage Old Debt After Recent Supreme Court Ruling

It’s easier for old debt to haunt American consumers seeking refuge in bankruptcy, thanks to a recent ruling by the Supreme Court in Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson (2017). I have blogged before about Midland Funding and their reputation for

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Confessions of a Seattle Bankruptcy Attorney: 5 Myths About Filing Bankruptcy

In every day life, nobody goes into a business venture or every day life thinking that they will have to someday talk to a Seattle bankruptcy attorney, however one unplanned event can sometimes send people and families on a path

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How Can Bankruptcy Help You Keep Your Home?

Filing for bankruptcy is not something that consumers initially set out to do or are thinking about when purchasing a home.  However if the economic circumstances of a borrower change, bankruptcy can be a tool that can be utilized to help

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Do You Feel Threatened By Debt Collectors?

If you feel threatened by debt collectors you would not be alone.  A recent survey by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) found that 1 in 4 consumers feel threatened by debt collectors.  This is not surprising to me at all

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What Should I do With My Car if I Owe More Than it’s Worth?

One common issue that I see time and time again at an increasing pace is that consumers owe significantly more to a bank for a car than the car is actually worth.  As it turns out, www.edmunds.com has actual statistics to

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What to Expect When Dealing with Debt in 2017 and Beyond?

Now that the 2016 election season has concluded and we have for better or worse a new President Elect in Donald Trump I wanted to look at how his policies may change how consumers and borrowers may act when dealing

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Who is West Asset Management?

It’s not surprising that you have never heard of West Asset Management, in fact you are probably reading this article because you have no idea who they are or why they have filed a lawsuit against you.  West Corporation is one

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