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Filing Bankruptcy While Married

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Filing Bankruptcy While Married If you’re considering filing bankruptcy while married, you’re not alone. Thousands of married couples are in your situation, and the bankruptcy filing statistics are easily found online, showing you that…
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Benefits Of Chapter 7 -- Bankruptcy Can Change Your Life

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Benefits Of Chapter 7 -- Bankruptcy Can Change Your Life Filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy can change your life. We have seen over and over the benefits of Chapter 7, and how much relief it provides for clients. While we understand the desire to…
Do I make too much money for Chapter 7

How Does Bankruptcy Affect You?

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How Does Bankruptcy Affect You? While this question is general, we understand the concern. Most clients want to understand what it will be like during their bankruptcy, right after their bankruptcy, and a few years down the road from bankruptcy.…

How Fast Can I File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

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How Fast Can I File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy? How fast you can file Chapter 7 bankruptcy depends a lot on how quickly you can provide information to your Chapter 7 bankruptcy attorney. In some instances, you can file an emergency Chapter 7 bankruptcy,…

Will My Personal Injury Bills Go To Collections?

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Will My Personal Injury Bills Go To Collections? Car accidents lead to hefty personal injury bills for both property damage and medical treatment. Hopefully, you’ll recover enough in your personal injury settlement or your child's personal…
How Does Bankruptcy Affect Tax Refunds

Social Security Benefits And The Means Test In Chapter 7

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Social Security Benefits And The Means Test In Chapter 7 If your income is low enough, you will automatically qualify for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. However, many clients have income slightly above the median income level, and must pass The Means…
How Much Does Chapter 13 Cost?

How Much Does Chapter 13 Cost?

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How Much Does Chapter 13 Cost? In the Western District of North Carolina, the court sets the attorney base-fee at $4,500.00. However, you do not owe all of those funds prior to filing. You and your bankruptcy attorney will agree upon an amount…
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Is My 403b Account Protected In Bankruptcy?

Is My 403b Account Protected In Bankruptcy Short Answer: Yes.Much like a 401k plan, 403b retirement plans are protected in bankruptcy. If you are an employee of a state or county school, or a non-profit, you may have your retirement funds…
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Filing Bankruptcy With The Layton Law Firm, PLLC

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How Long Does Bankruptcy Take? There are two parts to your bankruptcy: pre-petition and post-petition. During the pre-petition phase of bankruptcy, the pace at which we move is generally determined by the client. In other words, if the goal…
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How Can I File Bankruptcy And Keep My Car?

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How Can I File Bankruptcy And Keep My Car? Easily, that’s how. Whether you can file bankruptcy and keep your car is a question of the fair market value of the car at the time of the bankruptcy filing. That value is compared with any outstanding…