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Holiday Bonus And Bankruptcy

Holiday Bonus and the Timing of Bankruptcy

  • December 11, 2017

December means bonuses for many employees. The extra cash helps them get through the holiday season, but, in terms of bankruptcy, December bonuses could mean paying thousands of dollars more to creditors over a longer extended bankruptcy period. The timing…

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Improving Finances Starts with a Phone Call

  • July 17, 2017

When clients come to us they are beyond desperate. We listen to tear-filled stories about how people are stretched out beyond their means due to unexpected hardships. Injuries, loss of work, divorce…you name it, we’ve heard the stories. What we…

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Bankruptcy and Child Support, Part 2

  • June 9, 2017

As we explained in our last blog, child support is not dischargeable. But what if support is in the form of paying your child’s educational fees or your ex spouse’s mortgage payments on the marital home? Will those types of…

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Bankruptcy and Child Support

  • May 25, 2017

Child support enforces parental obligation and keeps many children out of poverty. Courts take this obligation very seriously and will not relieve parents of this duty. This means that a parent who owes child support cannot escape this duty by…

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Credit Relief Solutions Before Bankruptcy

  • April 19, 2017

The B word: Bankruptcy. It has a bad reputation. It makes some people shake in their shoes. It has a stigma of a personal failure and leaves a wounded psyche. But bankruptcy is in place to help people. Filing Chapter…

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What Property Can I Keep After Bankruptcy

  • March 24, 2017

Many people considering bankruptcy wonder what property they will be able to keep during and after the bankruptcy process. The two greatest benefits of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy are the automatic stay protection (stopping creditor collection) and the bankruptcy discharge…

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There’s No Shame in Bankruptcy

  • March 13, 2017

  One of the biggest misconceptions regarding bankruptcy is that it’s a personal stigma of failure or a character flaw. Bankruptcy can happen to anyone, at any time, for many reasons. Natural disasters, bad economies, serious medical conditions, divorce, car…

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