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Blog Legal Advice October 6, 2020

How to Prepare for a Legal Consultation Regarding Your Finances

If you are facing financial difficulty, getting professional advice can be a big help.  A free legal consultation can explain your problem and possible solution steps you can take.  Law offices offer legal consultations in order to figure out if you are in need of their services or not.  They often have tight schedules, so […]

Financial Help during corona

Blog Legal Advice September 29, 2020

Covid-19: How the Virus Has Impacted Homeowners Across the Country

The coronavirus pandemic has been raging across the country for six months now.  Over five and a half million Americans have been infected, and now need financial help.   In addition to this, the economy has faced struggles as people shelter at home from the virus.  This caused many people who were previously in good standing […]

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Blog Law Legal Advice August 27, 2020

What to Do When You Get a Foreclosure Notice

You have put a lot of time and money into your home.  The last thing you want is to lose it.  Even if you get a foreclosure notice, don’t panic.  There are still ways to slow down the process and save your home.  So what is foreclosure, and what should you do if you find […]

Owing money to the IRS

Blog Legal Advice August 13, 2020

Owing Money to the IRS: What to Do Next

Taxes are confusing and stressful for a lot of people.  Owing money to the IRS just adds to that anxious feeling.  If you find yourself in this situation, stay calm, and consider your options.  It may not be as bad as you think, depending on how much money you owe.  No matter how bad it […]

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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 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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Filing for Bankruptcy in Pennsylvania: The Process

Filing for bankruptcy in Pennsylvania is a fairly straightforward process, but if this is your first time, it can seem a bit overwhelming. To help you gain a better understanding of what to expect, let’s look at each step individually. There are two kinds of bankruptcy for individuals – Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Each type […]

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Blog General Legal Advice April 17, 2019

Understanding Your Credit Score When You File for Bankruptcy

Usually, when filing for bankruptcy, you’ve exhausted all other financial options to remain afloat. In terms of being able to pay off your outstanding debt. It may be the smartest thing to do to absolve yourself of having to pay back your lenders. But the downside is what will happen to your credit score, for […]

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Blog General Legal Advice April 10, 2019

Maintaining Home Ownership After Filing for Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy often comes as a decision that can be quite overwhelming to many people. It’s the last resort for consumers to deal with the debt that they can’t afford. Catching up after falling behind on your mortgage payments can be challenging. The additional late fees, unpaid debt, and the refusal of partial payments can all […]

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What You Need to Know Before Applying for a Loan Modification

A mortgage loan modification is when a lender agrees to restructure the terms of the loan agreement. To make it more manageable and affordable for the borrower. A loan modification is often the last resort and best case scenario for a homeowner who is on the brink of foreclosure. Preparing for the mortgage loan modification […]

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