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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 I Get Approved For a Loan Modification?

If you have become delinquent on your home mortgage you are probably searching for options for how you can avoid foreclosure, get approved for a loan modification and make your mortgage payments more affordable to keep your home.  If you

What Happens After Filing For Bankruptcy?

If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, you likely want to know what exactly happens once you do so. However if you want to know if filing for bankruptcy is a good idea and whether chapter 7 or chapter 13

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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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