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Ohio Bankruptcy Watch: Real Alloy Declares Chapter 11

January 10, 2018 | Posted in Bankruptcy

Difficult credit and financing conditions have led Real Industry Inc., owner of Real Alloy, to file for Chapter 11 Ohio bankruptcy. Real Alloy, a secondary aluminum producer based in Beachwood, Ohio filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware where it is incorporated. The company has scrap […]

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How to Prepare for Meeting of Creditors

December 21, 2017 | Posted in Bankruptcy

When you file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Ohio, you must attend a meeting of creditors, also known as a 341 creditors meeting. While your Dayton bankruptcy attorney will be able to accompany you to the meeting of creditors, it is you as the debtor that will have to answer the bankruptcy trustee’s questions. Although […]

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Ohio Bankruptcy Exemptions

December 5, 2017 | Posted in Bankruptcy

For those filing Ohio bankruptcy, you must use Ohio’s state bankruptcy exemptions; you cannot use the exemptions established by federal law. The good news is that Ohio offers a much more generous homestead exemption, an exemption you apply to your personal residence, at $136,925 versus the Federal exemption which covers only $23,675. Ohio also offers […]

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Can I File Bankruptcy for Free?

September 13, 2017 | Posted in Bankruptcy

IF you didn’t know, filing for bankruptcy does have a cost associated with it. When you file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy there are filing fees, costs for take the required courses, bankruptcy attorney fees, and bankruptcy trustee fees. Many individuals see these costs as a hardship as they have been barley getting […]

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Objections to Bankruptcy Discharge

September 5, 2017 | Posted in Bankruptcy

In filing for bankruptcy, an individual or business approaches the court with a full record of their finances, both debts and assets, and asks the courts for help in satisfying the debt. If all guidelines are met, then the court will make a ruling to discharge unsecured debt such as medical bills, or any debt […]

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Adversary Proceedings in Bankruptcy

August 30, 2017 | Posted in Bankruptcy

Often simply called an AP in bankruptcy lingo, an Adversary Proceeding is a lawsuit that is filed separately but in relation to a bankruptcy case and resembles a typical civil case. In an adversary proceeding is typically a creditor, trustee, or debtor suing another party over a dischargeability of debt, preference payment, violation of automatic […]

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Investments In Bankruptcy

August 22, 2017 | Posted in Bankruptcy

Both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy are excellent tools to shed unsecured debts and get caught up with creditors. Yet some individuals with relatively little short term cash to pay back debts, also have long-term investments that they are concerned about losing in a bankruptcy. When moving forward with bankruptcy it is important to […]

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Pensions in Bankruptcy

August 15, 2017 | Posted in Bankruptcy

If you are preparing to file for bankruptcy and also receive a pension, you are probable wondering if your pension will be exempt from being tapped into during a Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation. The answer depends widely on what state that you live in and what type of pension that you have. The positive news […]

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Bankruptcy Petition Preparer Problems

July 11, 2017 | Posted in Bankruptcy

In looking for advice and services in preparation for a bankruptcy filing, you may have come across advertisements or solicitations from a bankruptcy petition preparer, and noticed that these individuals are somewhat cheaper in cost than compared to hiring an attorney. There is a reason for this. In bankruptcy law, a petition preparer is an […]

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Bankruptcy Discharge

June 22, 2017 | Posted in Bankruptcy

When you file for a bankruptcy, you are no longer liable for a part or all of your debts, and don’t have to pay your creditors anything. Plus, third parties or debt collectors cannot approach you anymore. The formal term used for this is a bankruptcy discharge or a general discharge. Generally, when your debt […]

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