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Using Chapter 13 Bankruptcy as a Remedy for Mortgage Foreclosure

If you are in danger of losing your home to foreclosure, filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy may be a smart, strategic move. It puts an automatic stay in place to prevent creditors from trying to collect owed payments. This stay also temporarily pauses the foreclosure process or prevents it from being initiated. As long as Read More

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How Does Bankruptcy Discharge Affect Your Credit?

While debt trouble is the prime motivation for declaring bankruptcy, debt relief is not the same thing as obtaining a clean slate for your credit rating. The fresh start afforded by bankruptcy unfortunately can come with the stigma of having once been a poor lending risk. Record of a bankruptcy will stay on your credit Read More

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Can I Afford a Lawyer to File for a Georgia Bankruptcy?

  Needless to say, if someone is considering filing for a Georgia bankruptcy, money is tight. One of the most common questions that come up when prospective clients discuss bankruptcy options is their concern that they cannot afford a lawyer. There are a few things to understand about the lawyer’s fee for a bankruptcy case. Read More

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Ending Georgia Wage Garnishments by Filing for Bankruptcy

After a creditor has obtained a judgment, the creditor may seek an order allowing garnishment of the debtor’s wages. If approved, this remedy generally allows a creditor to take up to 25 percent of the debtor’s disposable weekly earnings, which consist of gross pay after taxes, social security, state unemployment insurance, and employee retirement contributions. Read More

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How Georgia Bankruptcy Filers Can “Cram Down” Secured Debts

People in financial straits sometimes opt for a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, which lets them keep their property while they pay off either all or a reduced portion of their debt over time. Although it affords some relief, a Chapter 13 plan still puts pressure on debtors to repay. However, there is a way for them Read More

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What Is the “Means Test” in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

If you are behind on your monthly bills and feel you are drowning in debt, filing for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy can give you a fresh start. Simply put, a Chapter 7 forgives most of your debts while allowing you to keep some of your property and to rebuild your creditworthiness. As attractive as this Read More

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Will a Judge Always Approve a Bankruptcy Plan?

Unfortunately, putting together a bankruptcy plan is not always as easy as writing it down and getting a judge to approve it. In some cases, the judge has the right to reject a plan, as was highlighted in a recent U.S. Supreme Court case. In the case, the Supreme Court ruled against a Massachusetts man Read More

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Converting a Bankruptcy Proceeding from Chapter 13 to Chapter 7

If you are unable to afford your payments under a Chapter 13 bankruptcy repayment plan, you may have the ability to convert your case into Chapter 7 bankruptcy instead, unless you already received a Chapter 7 discharge at any time in the last eight years. The process of converting your case is relatively simple; however, Read More

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Is There Anything I Can Do to Prevent a Foreclosure on My Home?

The answer to your question is an emphatic YES.  While the prospect of losing your home can be overwhelming, competent, qualified Athens bankruptcy lawyers with experience in Georgia foreclosures can help you understand your options. The first option you have when you receive a foreclosure notice is to contact your lender directly and see what Read More

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Will I Lose Everything I Own if I Declare Bankruptcy?

Many people fear going into bankruptcy because they believe that they will lose everything they own and be out on the street relying on the charity of strangers.  It isn’t that bad. It is important to remember that the purpose of a bankruptcy proceeding is to help you wipe the slate clean and move forward Read More

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