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Blog February 8, 2019

Student Loans During Bankruptcy: What You Need To Know

Student loan debt is huge these days. Many graduates struggle to keep up with their student loan payments. For those with other financial hardships, student loan repayment can become impossible.  Knowing that filing for bankruptcy is an option for other kinds of overwhelming debt. Graduates often wonder if bankruptcy could wipe their student loan slates […]

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Blog February 2, 2019

Loan Modifications For The Self-Employed: What’s Involved

Qualifying for a loan can be an arduous process for a self-employed individual. So qualifying for a mortgage modification can be even more involved. Many lenders are apprehensive to lend to self-employed people in the first place. This is because it is more difficult to verify the validity of the income submitted by them. However, […]

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Blog January 24, 2019

Short Sale: Pros & Cons

A homeowner may be able to short sell a house when they want to sell their property. However they owe more on their current mortgage than the home is valued at. A short sale is only permitted when the mortgage lender agrees to allow the homeowner to sell the home for less than what they […]

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Blog January 18, 2019

What Are Your Home Retention Options

Millions of people face financial and forbearance difficulties every year. Of those people, many run into problems making home payments, putting them in danger of losing their homes to foreclosure. If this is you, the chances are likely that

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Blog January 11, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?   People commonly file Chapter 7 Bankruptcy for bankruptcy. In chapter 7 bankruptcy, they release individual debtors, including married couples but not including corporations or partnerships, from outstanding debts. Debtors slates are wiped clean, but are allowed to keep exempt assets.

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Blog January 3, 2019

What a Finance Lawyer Can Do For Me

If you’re behind on your mortgage payment, chances are you’ve got a lot going on. There are any number of reasons for financial complication. And there are a number of ways to get out of the complication. A financial lawyer can help you regain control of your situation. He will do this by showing you […]

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Blog December 28, 2018

Filing Bankruptcy in 2019: What You Need To Know

If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, you are probably feeling overwhelmed.  Whether it is your business or your personal finances that are in arrears, no doubt your stress is rising as bills pile up.  Making the decision to file for bankruptcy can feel overwhelming, too. You might be asking yourself whether or not it […]


Blog December 27, 2018

What Is Filing Bankruptcy?

Filing bankruptcy is a legal term that most people have heard of, but might not know exactly what it means.  They know it has something to do with money and not having enough of it. Beyond that, many people are unclear about the details of filing for bankruptcy.  Just what is filing bankruptcy, and who […]

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Blog December 21, 2018

FAQ On Home Foreclosures

A foreclosure can be a scary and confusing time for many home owners. At Bartifay Law Offices, we do our best to make the process as stress-free and smooth as possible. We’re also here to answer any questions you have along the way. Here are some frequently asked questions and our answers about home foreclosures […]

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Blog Legal Advice December 14, 2018

Foreclosure Defense: What Are You Entitled to in Pennsylvania

Most Americans dream of owning a home.  Most of those who realize that dream do so with a mortgage loan.  It is not uncommon for homeowners to borrow as much as the bank will allow. In order to buy the largest or nicest home they can afford.  Unfortunately, that large loan is a burden for […]

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