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7 Things to Do to Make Your Bankruptcy Go Smoother

If you’re contemplating filing for bankruptcy, you may be worried that it will be a hard process that takes a long time to get through. As experienced Georgia bankruptcy lawyers, we’re here to tell you there is no reason to panic. Yes, bankruptcy can be a complex process, but you have the ability to do Read More

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What Happens at the Creditors’ Meeting After You File for Chapter 7?

A Chapter 7 bankruptcy is a powerful legal remedy that, if successful, discharges most or all of your debts. However, your creditors have the right to object. Soon after you file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you will be required to attend a creditors’ meeting, the purpose of which is to verify the accuracy of the Read More

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How Are Chapter 13 Plans Structured and How Are Payments Calculated?

If you’re experiencing burdensome debt but are skittish about declaring bankruptcy, Chapter 13 is an alternative that may be right for you. Unlike a Chapter 7 bankruptcy — in which many of your debts may be discharged but at the cost of losing much of your property — Chapter 13 allows you to pay off Read More

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Options to Consider Before Filing for Bankruptcy

If you’re dealing with the stress of carrying burdensome debt, being harassed by collection agencies and knowing that the money coming in is not going to cover all the bills that come due, you may be considering bankruptcy. However, it’s important to keep in mind that a bankruptcy filing will have a significant impact on Read More

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Do You Have to Be Completely Broke to File for Bankruptcy?

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 More

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Should You Max Out Credit Cards if You Plan on Filing for Bankruptcy Soon Anyway?

Should You Max Out My Credit Cards Before Filing Bankruptcy In Georgia? You should not max out credit cards before filing bankruptcy in Georgia. Purposefully maxing out credit cards prior to filing can be fraud and have your case thrown out of court, lead to fines, or even get you jail time. Here is what 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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