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After you file bankruptcy

Eight Things That Happen After You File Bankruptcy

People facing mounting debt and collections often consider the bankruptcy option but what really happens after you file bankruptcy? You may have read about bankruptcy. You probably weighed the pros and cons. Even if you felt uneasy or even shock about the very idea of a personal bankruptcy filing there’s […]

Bankruptcy filings

Bankruptcy Filings: Penney’s, Pandemic & Personal Filings

2020 has been a year marked by trauma, virus, political upheaval and bankruptcy filings. For years the ease of online shopping gained enormous popularity. How easy is it to simply search, click and buy as opposed to getting in the car, fighting traffic and dealing with the hassle of parking, […]

FAQ: Bankruptcy Question

Common Bankruptcy Questions

Common Bankruptcy Questions Here are questions we often get about the bankruptcy process and how it affects people who file: Will I lose my car or my house if I file Chapter 7 bankruptcy? The vast majority of people who find themselves in the position of facing a Chapter 7 […]

filing bankruptcy after covid-19

Bankruptcy After Covid-19

In the midst of Covid-19, Congress passed a relief package which included changes to bankruptcy law after Covid-19. Most attention to the federal government’s corona virus bill focused on stimulus payments.  People looked for help to those unemployed by the pandemic. Unemployment claims skyrocketed Congressional action gave relief to those […]

Update: COVID-19 Legal Shutdowns in NH

COVID-19 Legal Shutdowns: A New Hampshire Update

COVID-19 legal shutdowns continue.  The New Hampshire court COVID-19 shutdown continues.  Consistent with national efforts hoping to stop the spread of the virus, New Hampshire state courts have extended the suspension of normal operations.  The initial shutdown of normal state court operations went through April 6.  That date has now […]

stopping the bills & bankruptcy

Stopping the Bills with the Automatic Stay of Bankruptcy

Stopping the bills. They pile up. You want to pay them. You think about how to juggle finances to stop the bills and collection notices. Some of the bill collectors or credit card companies behind them may even have started actions in small claims or other courts. The automatic stay […]

slip & fall injuries and trip & fall cases

Before Filing Bankruptcy: What to do, What to Avoid.

Before filing bankruptcy think about taking steps to make sure your case goes smoothly. If all goes well in a chapter 7 bankruptcy, unsecured debt, including typical credit card debt, goes away in just under 4 months. Can you keep your favorite credit card? Are one or two credit card […]

Chapter 7 Surrendering a Car in Bankruptcy

Surrendering a Car in Bankruptcy: The Best Option For You?

Surrendering a car in bankruptcy means you give up the car.  But, the chapter 7 surrender also means the loan goes away. People often ask me if they can keep their car if they file bankruptcy.  And if they have a modest car without a lot of “equity”, the answer […]

Veterans in Bankruptcy

Veterans in Bankruptcy – V.A. Benefits Excluded from Means Test

Veterans in bankruptcy face enough challenges.  One such challenge no longer exists. The federal government on August 23, 2019 enacted the Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need Act of 2019.  Also known as “HAVEN” the law amends Section 101(10A) of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.  As a result, Veterans Administration and […]

Key Bankruptcy Facts

5 Top Bankruptcy Facts: Weighing the Reality and the Impact

Bankruptcy facts give us some perspective on what leads up to financial problems and what this legal option involves. Americans love their credit cards.  You often can’t check out of a big box store without the cashier … if there is still a cashier … trying to sell you their […]



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