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Blog October 4, 2019

3 Signs You Need to File for Bankruptcy

The idea of filing for bankruptcy can be scary. Many people don’t even consider it as a solution to their financial problems. Often they feel embarrassed or ashamed about the subject. After all, filing for bankruptcy can feel like giving up and admitting defeat. But, that doesn’t have to be the case for you. If […]

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Blog September 4, 2019

Preparing for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

It’s never easy to make the decision to file for bankruptcy. If you’ve been experiencing financial hardship and are in debt, Chapter 13 bankruptcy may be right for you. It can help you restructure your debt with a reorganization plan that will fit your budget. To survive bankruptcy you need to understand the process. You […]

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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 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 May 15, 2019

5 Bankruptcy Terms Explained

There’s no denying that filing bankruptcy is a serious financial measure. It can affect your self-image, your reputation, and your future credit. But, it’s sometimes the only remedy to the situation. We have seen companies like General Motors and United Airlines file bankruptcy and continue business as usual. Individuals take the same path and emerge […]

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Blog General May 6, 2019

All About Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is a word that when brought about, will trigger an array of mixed reactions. A multitude of people will view it as a stepping stone to financial ruin. People may opt to file for bankruptcy when faced with a financial crisis. The reason for this would be to get debt waivers. The above falls […]

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