CHAPTER 7 VS. CHAPTER 13

Once you have made the decision to file for bankruptcy, it is time to start making decisions. In order to make the process go faster, it is a good idea to consider which type of bankruptcy is right for you. As an individual or part of a couple, you have two options available to you: […]

REBUILDING CREDIT

Because filing for bankruptcy can and most likely will affect your credit score, it is important to have a plan in place to rebuild your credit once your debt has been discharged. It may seem like a daunting task, but in reality, it can be easier than you might expect. There are a few things […]

HOW MUCH DOES BANKRUPTCY COST

If your next step in managing your debt is bankruptcy, you probably would like to know how much it costs. You may worry that it is too expensive; after all, the media represents lawyers as hugely expensive, and there are two parts to the cost of bankruptcy. Fortunately, although the overall cost of the bankruptcy […]

BANKRUPTCY PROTECTION

Although bankruptcy is often the most responsible financial decision available in times of large debt, it can be difficult to make the final decision to file for bankruptcy when you are afraid of the repercussions that decision might have on your life. This fear is usually based on the prior actions creditors have taken; they […]

BANKRUPTCY MEANS TEST

There is more to bankruptcy than simply realizing unmanageable debt and contacting an attorney. Once you have an attorney, you must be able to choose which type of bankruptcy you want to file. One of the easiest ways to help this situation along is to take the bankruptcy means test; it is a test that […]

BANKRUPTCY EXEMPTIONS

When filing for bankruptcy, it is important to know specific information that will help you decide which type of bankruptcy is best for you. One such subject is also one of the most misunderstood aspects of bankruptcy: how assets are dealt with. Some people say that filing for bankruptcy will make you lose your assets; […]