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Blog August 15, 2019

What Are Senior Citizen Rights to Mortgage Modification?

As you age, responsibilities grow and monthly bills start to pile up. Adulthood is hard, especially if you have mortgage loans to repay. Luckily there are mortgage modification programs available to lower your payments. Here is an overview of senior citizen rights to mortgage modification programs. Elderly people often find themselves in financial predicaments. Mounting […]

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Blog Law Legal Advice August 7, 2019

Mortgage Modification: How Laws Are Changing

At the beginning of 2019, there were a lot of changes made to consumer laws. One of these changes included new mortgage modification laws. The amendments in mortgage servicing and loan modifications were made effective April 1st of this year. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Prepaid Rule The general use of prepaid cards is now […]

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Blog General August 1, 2019

Will a Loan Mortgage Modification Help Lower My Payments?

Reassessing your loan mortgage is sometimes needed to make payments easier to manage. If you’re currently having financial struggles and looking for relief, you can consider a loan mortgage modification program. This will help you create a more affordable loan payment that is within your budget. A mortgage loan modification allows you to make short-term […]

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Blog General July 31, 2019

Why You Shouldn’t File for Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer 

The mere idea of filing for bankruptcy is one that most people don’t enjoy. However, bankruptcy is often the best choice when facing a difficult financial situation. Considering filing for bankruptcy because you’re facing a financial crisis? You should know that it’s not best to go it alone. You should have a bankruptcy lawyer working […]

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Blog General July 22, 2019

Qualifications for Bankruptcy in Pennsylvania

Whichever types of bankruptcy there may be, there are qualifications for filing. This varies from state to state. In Pennsylvania, there are four guidelines an individual must meet in order to file.  Types of Bankruptcy Guidelines Residency. The individual filing must have been a Pennsylvania resident 91 out of 180 days. If an individual has […]

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Blog General July 17, 2019

Bankruptcy: Expectations vs. Reality

When people hear the word bankruptcy, they think “fresh start”. While they aren’t completely wrong, it’s generally never that simple. Filing for bankruptcy can be very confusing, time-consuming, and expensive. The two types of bankruptcy an individual can file for personal debt with bankruptcy forms are either chapter 7 or chapter 13. If you own […]

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Blog July 9, 2019

A Quick History of Bankruptcy in America

Chapter 7 bankruptcy and bankruptcy, in general, have never been, and never will be, cut and dry. Even in the early 1800s when the government started writing bankruptcy laws, they hit quite a few snags.  Article 1, section 8 of the U.S. Constitution included the first mention of this kind of law. The founding fathers […]

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Blog General Legal Advice June 28, 2019

How to Complete Bankruptcy Forms

When filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, it’s likely that you’ll be dealing with a large packet of forms. These include the petition, a series of schedules, and various other documents. These papers form the crux of your case. It’s vital that you know exactly what to fill in where. But don’t fret! […]

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Blog General June 20, 2019

Wage Garnishments Explained

Simply put, wage garnishment refers to the deduction of money from an employee’s salary or monetary compensation, often as a result of a court order. The deductions are primarily used to resolve any debts owed by the employee. If you are subject to wage garnishment, it’s imperative that you understand your legal rights and how […]

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Blog General June 12, 2019

Companies That Have Filed for Bankruptcy

Too often, many companies use debt when constructing their capital structure. Perhaps, this is because it has certain merits compared to equity financing. When the debts accumulate, and the business can’t afford to pay back, they choose to file for bankruptcy as an alternative. While some use this as a way to freeze operations completely, […]

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