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Stopping Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Payments

Stopping Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Payments

Pursuing a Chapter 13 bankruptcy allows a debtor to pay off creditors through a payment plan designed by the court and the bankruptcy trustee. There are a number of consequences to stopping Chapter 13 bankruptcy payments.......[Read More]
Bankruptcy Tax Tips

Bankruptcy Tax Tips

Most people believe that IRS tax debt can never be discharged through bankruptcy, but as the saying goes--never say never. If you committed tax fraud, failed to file a return or neglected to list the tax debt as a liability in your bankruptcy petition, then that statement is true. Those types of IRS......[Read More]
Which Types of Businesses Need Certification in New Jersey?

Which Types of Businesses Need Certification in New Jersey?

Before starting a business in New Jersey, an owner should check to see if he needs to register the business. Not all businesses need registering, but the registration process will depend on how the owner forms the business. There is a $125 filing fee for profit businesses and a $75 filing.........[Read More]
How to Negotiate an Auto Lien With Bankruptcy Trustee

How to Negotiate an Auto Lien With Bankruptcy Trustee

Negotiating an automobile lien with a bankruptcy trustee may not be easy, especially if your automobile has a large amount of equity. While your automobile lien influences the amount of equity you have in your vehicle, focusing on it during your negotiations with the trustee won't do you much good.......[Read More]
Virginia Bankruptcy Lawyers Alexandria Chapter 7 Code Fauquier County Debtor Property Taxes

Virginia Bankruptcy Lawyers Alexandria Chapter 7 Code Fauquier County Debtor Property Taxes

Denise Ann Aime ('the debtor') filed a voluntary petition in this court on August 31, 2007, for adjustment of her debts under chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. She converted the case to chapter 7 on ......[Read More]
Bankruptcy & Refinancing

Bankruptcy & Refinancing

Many people may believe refinancing after bankruptcy is impossible. However, there are many options after bankruptcy in regards to refinance. Most of the options will require hard work, but it will lead to regained financial stability. You will need to rebuild your credit history and search for the ......[Read More]
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Files for Bankruptcy

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Files for Bankruptcy

The economy has seen one of the greatest recessions of our time. Businesses, individuals and even entire cities have decided to file for bankruptcy protection to make it through this difficult time. T......[Read More]
What happens if I forget to include debts in my bankruptcy

What happens if I forget to include debts in my bankruptcy

When a debtor is preparing his or her petition, schedules, and statements that must be filed with the court in connection with his or her pending bankruptcy there are several requirements the debtor m......[Read More]
How to File for Bankruptcy in Kentucky

How to File for Bankruptcy in Kentucky

There are two ways to file for bankruptcy in Kentucky: on your own or with the help of a lawyer. Lawyers can be very expensive, so in order to save hundreds of dollars in fees, many people choose to file bankruptcy on their own. In Kentucky, an individual can file for any type of bankruptcy for und......[Read More]
Laws on Business Bankruptcy in Ohio

Laws on Business Bankruptcy in Ohio

Ohio bankruptcy laws help businesses get out from heavy debt.bankruptcy 2 image by Sorin Alb from Fotolia.comThe laws on business bankruptcy in Ohio have its basis in the United States bankruptcy codes. The regulations enable business owners experiencing financial problems to seek relief.........[Read More]
Chapter 13 vs Chapter 11 vs Chapter 11 "Small Business"

Chapter 13 vs Chapter 11 vs Chapter 11 "Small Business"

Most small business owners are sole proprietors. When looking at bankruptcy in these cases, to keep the business running, Chapter 7 is not an option. Chapter 13 is usually the most appropriate choice. However, Chapter 11, especially under the simplified "small business" Chapter 11, can be ......[Read More]
Declaring Bankruptcy: A Contingency Plan

Declaring Bankruptcy: A Contingency Plan

People from all walks of life are no strangers when it comes to difficulties with money.......[Read More]
How to Calculate a Proof of Claim for Bankruptcy

How to Calculate a Proof of Claim for Bankruptcy

If you are owed money by an individual or a business that filed for bankruptcy, then you need to understand the basics of preparing and filing a proof of claim. A proof of claim is the document that a creditor files with the bankruptcy court in order for a particular debt to be considered by the cou......[Read More]
California Sub S Corporation Laws

California Sub S Corporation Laws

California Sub S corporation laws differ slightly from federal laws.billion dollar corporation image by Augustus Saxton from Fotolia.comAn S corporation, also called a subchapter-S corporation or a sub-S corp, is a specially structured type of business that has a corporation's protection.........[Read More]
Where Are the Repo Lawyers and How Can They Help Me?

Where Are the Repo Lawyers and How Can They Help Me?

If the repo man is after your car, you might be wondering, "Isn't there someone that can help me with this?" And there is someone--a bankruptcy attorney in your area can stop your repossession and more!......[Read More]
About Employer Identification Numbers

About Employer Identification Numbers

Corporations are people too, at least in the eyes of the law. In fact, receiving the legal rights of a real individual is one of the major benefits of incorporation. And just like every individual must be identified with a unique Social Security Number, business owners must apply for and receive a f......[Read More]
Will I Lose My Car If I File Bankruptcy?

Will I Lose My Car If I File Bankruptcy?

Filing for bankruptcy eliminates (in Chapter 7) or reorganizes (in Chapter 13) debt, providing a fresh financial start. But in exchange for that fresh start, the trustee appointed to your case can use your assets such as any luxury goods, houses and cars to pay creditors. If you are considering bank......[Read More]
Rules for Repeat Corporate Bankruptcy Filers

Rules for Repeat Corporate Bankruptcy Filers

A debtor is required by law to give bankruptcy notice to the creditor.bankruptcy 2 image by Sorin Alb from Fotolia.comCorporate bankruptcy is when a corporate entity cannot afford to pay its debts. The company owner files for bankruptcy in a federal court, the corporation's assets are.........[Read More]
Consult A Bankruptcy Attorney About Creditor Lawsuits

Consult A Bankruptcy Attorney About Creditor Lawsuits

Over the past few years there have been many Americans that have taken the time to visit a bankruptcy attorney and see if filing bankruptcy has something to offer them. During the last decade credit card debt has vaulted to one of the main reasons for bankruptcy filing. Just like a payday loan, the ......[Read More]
6 Tips on how to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy with the help of attorney

6 Tips on how to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy with the help of attorney

The United States provides the facility of different types of bankruptcies for residents to tackle the debt and financial problems. The most common forms in these are Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankrupt......[Read More]