By Jeff Field | Published August 30, 2019 | | |
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 MoreRead More
The idea that you need to be flat broke to seek bankruptcy protection is a misconception. The amount of money you make and the amount of debt you have are not the sole factors that determine whether or not you should file for bankruptcy. However, although there is not a minimum amount of debt required Read MoreRead More
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 MoreRead More
You may have heard that you can “reaffirm” a debt in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceeding. The decision whether or not to reaffirm a debt is a delicate one, and best undertaken only with the assistance of a qualified Athens Chapter 7 bankruptcy lawyer, as it will affect your legal rights and obligations. First of Read MoreRead More
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 MoreRead More
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