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Can You File for Bankruptcy Without Losing Your House?

Filing for bankruptcy is difficult enough considering the stress it can cause and the significant negative affect it will have on your credit score. The thought of bankruptcy becomes even more troubling if you fear that you may lose your home. Fortunately, U.S. bankruptcy laws typically allow you to exempt your home as long as Read More

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Will Filing for Bankruptcy Affect Your Social Security Disability?

When you are receiving Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, you may be understandably concerned that those benefits will be taken away from you if you file for bankruptcy. This issue affects a large number of people. One of the most common reasons why Americans file for bankruptcy is medical bills. In some cases, the health Read More

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Could Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Affect Your Pension?

Could Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Affect Your Pension? You’ve worked hard to earn a pension, and you may even rely on it for the bulk of your income during retirement. If you need to file for bankruptcy protection, however, you may wonder what will happen to your pension. Will it be subject to the discharge process? Read More

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Could Filing for Bankruptcy Affect Your Spouse?

Could Filing for Bankruptcy Affect Your Spouse? One of the questions we frequently receive from our bankruptcy clients is about what effects, if any, an individual’s bankruptcy filing will have on his or her spouse’s financial standing. This is a good question, because many people would prefer to file bankruptcy individually and minimize or completely Read More

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Can Filing for Bankruptcy Improve Your Credit Score?

Can Filing for Bankruptcy Improve Your Credit Score? There’s no sugarcoating it: filing for bankruptcy will likely cause your credit score to decrease significantly — at least in the short term. You could see your score decline by 120 to 200 points, negatively affecting your ability to get loans and/or advantageous interest rates. It’s also Read More

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Can Filing for Bankruptcy Stop Child Support?

Can Filing for Bankruptcy Stop Child Support? As many divorced and separated parents know, child support can represent a significant expense on a monthly basis. The impact of child support payments becomes magnified if you are facing considerable financial strain, whether it’s due to medical bills, losing your job or experiencing any number of other Read More

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How Many Times Can You File for Bankruptcy in Georgia?

How Many Times Can You File for Bankruptcy in GA? For many people, some tough breaks can negatively affect their finances for the long term. Although filing for bankruptcy protection may help, they may find the need to file a second or subsequent time if their financial struggles continue. If you find yourself in this Read More

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Can You File for Bankruptcy Due to Medical Bills?

Can You File for Bankruptcy Due to Medical Bills? According to a 2013 report by CNBC, medical debt is the number one reason why individuals and families need to file for bankruptcy in the United States. That year, “medical bankruptcy” affected about 2 million people, many of whom had health insurance when they suffered the Read More

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Can You File for Bankruptcy on Student Loans?

Can You File for Bankruptcy on Student Loans? For the past four decades, a general rule when filing bankruptcy was that you could not discharge debts for student loans. While this is still usually the case, there may be some situations in which it is possible to discharge these debts as part of a bankruptcy Read More

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Redeeming Property in Chapter 7

Bankruptcy is intended to provide individuals with a fresh start. 11 USC 722 of the Bankruptcy Code provides one potentially valuable tool that Jeff Field & Associates can help you utilize to obtain your fresh start. Under 11 USC 722 of the Bankruptcy Code, which is available only in chapter 7 bankruptcy, you may redeem Read More

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