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Bankruptcy: What’s Holding you Back from Getting a Fresh Financial Start?

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Bankruptcy is designed to assist people with starting fresh, but many wait too long before seeking help. A major benefit of bankruptcy is a fresh financial start. Even courts recognize that bankruptcy law is designed to give “…the honest but unfortunate debtor…a new opportunity in life and a clear field for future effort, unhampered by

Debunking Common Bankruptcy Misconceptions

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Even though I often come in contact with people who think otherwise, there is no shame in seeking bankruptcy protection. Most people who feel shame about filing for bankruptcy tend to fall into one of two camps. The first consists of people who are overwhelmed by debt but, for various reasons, wait months and even

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Fees and Costs

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When I speak with a potential bankruptcy client for the first time, two questions typically come up early on in the conversation: “How much does bankruptcy cost?” and “How can I possibly afford it?” This post discusses the costs of bankruptcy. To read about my thoughts on paying and managing the costs, click here. In

Paying for the Costs and Fees of Bankruptcy

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People contemplating filing for bankruptcy typically want to know two things: “How can I possibly afford to pay to file a case?” and “How much does bankruptcy cost?” This post discusses the the affordability of bankruptcy. To learn more about the specific costs of filing a bankruptcy case, click here. Understandably, the combined legal fees