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Monthly Archives: August 2012

In a bankruptcy, what is the trustee?

August 24, 2012 | Posted in Bankruptcy Video

In every bankruptcy, a trustee is appointed to oversee the administration of the bankruptcy case. The trustee is a court official, normally a bankruptcy lawyer, whose job it is to make sure that all of the paperwork is properly filed, that the consumer qualifies for the bankruptcy relief that the consumer is attempting to obtain. […]

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Do bankruptcy laws vary from state to state?

August 24, 2012 | Posted in Bankruptcy Video

Bankruptcy is federal law and is applied uniformly across the country in most respects. However, bankruptcy exemptions are generally governed by state law. So, the federal bankruptcy law incorporates the state exemption law to determine the result in any particular case. Furthermore, recent changes in the bankruptcy law have resulted in situations where the exemption […]

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How do I determine if I should file for bankruptcy?

August 24, 2012 | Posted in Filing Bankruptcy Video

There are many considerations that go into determining whether or not you should file for bankruptcy. Bankruptcy laws are not well understood by the general population. In fact, many attorneys who do not regularly practice bankruptcy law are unaware of many important matters which must be considered before making the recommendation to file for bankruptcy. […]

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Can the bankruptcy court decide tax disputes?

August 24, 2012 | Posted in Tax Issues Video

The bankruptcy court has the power to decide certain tax disputes. When consumer files bankruptcy, he must list all of his debts, including tax debts. The court has the power to determine whether or not the debts listed in a bankruptcy are valid and legitimate debts and whether or not the debt amount is what […]

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How does a Chapter 13 bankruptcy case begin?

August 24, 2012 | Posted in Chapter 13 Video

A chapter 13 case normally begins by visiting an attorney to determine whether or not Chapter 13 might be the best solution to your financial problems. Frequently, people think they need a Chapter 13 when there are other ways to deal with their debt situations. If a Chapter 13 is the correct form of bankruptcy […]

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Will bankruptcy stop wage garnishments?

August 24, 2012 | Posted in Bankruptcy Video

Bankruptcy stops all forms of collection including wage garnishments. However, it is important to understand that it is the filing of the bankruptcy case which invokes what in bankruptcy law is referred to as the automatic stay – and this is what stops the wage garnishments or other collection activity. Simply visiting an attorney to […]

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