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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Finally! Feds take action against Title Lenders!

September 27, 2016 | Posted in News

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rocks! It just fined the parent company of TitleMax, a whopping $9 million for misleading consumers, regarding the terms and costs of their high-priced loans, The Hill reported today. CFPB says that TitleMax also used illegal debt collection tactics. “They lured consumers into more expensive loans with information that […]

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Do Bankruptcy Laws Vary From State to State?

September 22, 2016 | Posted in Bankruptcy Attorney Questions

When reading about bankruptcy law in their particular state, many people would suspect by the wording of the articles that the laws governing bankruptcy differ from state to state. This would be a common misconception but an understandable one given the way many articles site example from different states. The actual fact is that all […]

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What Property Is At Risk During Bankruptcy?

September 20, 2016 | Posted in Keeping Property

The biggest fear for many who are contemplating seeking protection through bankruptcy is exactly what property will be taken and sold off to satisfy the creditors and what property will be exempt from the proceedings. As discussed in previous blogs, the answer to that question is that it varies from state to state. The fact […]

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Can Incurring More Debt Help You In A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

September 15, 2016 | Posted in Debt

While the thought of the title may seem counterproductive to one who is considering seeking bankruptcy protection because of the amount of debt that they currently have, there is a method to the seeming madness. When you file for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy you are forced, because of relatively new legislation, to submit to a […]

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Child Support Payments during Bankruptcy

September 13, 2016 | Posted in Bankrtuptcy Filing

One of the primary reasons many people are forced to file for bankruptcy, either Chapter 13 or Chapter 7, is because they are going through a tough divorce. Most often, if you have young children there is also the issue and additional expense of paying child support. Filing for bankruptcy protection will not help get […]

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What Happens To My Tax Refund If I Declare Bankruptcy?

September 6, 2016 | Posted in Taxes

A question that comes up quite frequently when discussing bankruptcy is tax refunds. Some people who typically get rather large refunds have wondered whether or not their refunds will be used to pay off creditors if they decide to file for bankruptcy protection. The answer to that question depends greatly on when and how they […]

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Bankruptcy and Your Small Business

September 2, 2016 | Posted in Bankrtuptcy Filing

As a small business owner who is facing the prospect of filing for bankruptcy, the waters can be a little murkier than for the average individual who has only personal unsecured debt. There are a variety of factors that can influence which type of bankruptcy you are eligible to apply for and which bankruptcy protection […]

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