Which debts can you discharge through bankruptcy and which debts aren’t legally dischargeable? The answer may help you determine whether to file.
Declaring bankruptcy is never an easy decision to make, but sometimes it’s the only path available to regain financial control when you find yourself in a hole. We offer the latest new in bankruptcy regulation, plus give you helpful advice on how you can (and can’t) use bankruptcy to get out of debt so you can finally move forward again.
Military Service Members and Veterans have some special considerations and protections that come into play when filing for personal bankruptcy. Learn how the SCRA protects you and what you need to discuss with your attorney as you decide to file.
Nine experts weigh in on filing for personal bankruptcy. Learn when it’s time to file, how to decide what Chapter to file and if the stigma traditionally associated is deserved.
A recent court case might make it easier to get rid of your private student loans.
Family farmers and fishermen can find relief from their business debt with this form of reorganization bankruptcy, as long as they meet the requirements.
Before filing, make sure you know how bankruptcy can affect the next chapter of your life.
It pays to know all the steps to bankruptcy before you file.
Filing bankruptcy doesn’t have to hold you back from rebuilding your credit.
Most credit card debt can be discharged during a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy filing, but there are some things you need to know to avoid issues in court.
You’ve run into a financial jam. You’re looking at all your debt relief options and trying to decide how to tackle your problem. What should you do? A classic mistake many people make is crossing bankruptcy off the list. They don’t want to file bankruptcy because of assumptions they hold, opinions of others, or information […]
We help you weigh the advantages and disadvantages of filing for bankruptcy so you can decide if it’s the right choice for your situation.
It’s a hard choice to make, so we talked to an expert to help you decide.
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All of them work. Which one is best for you?
Learn how you should file for personal bankruptcy when you can’t afford debt and other relief options won’t help.
Learn how Chapter 11 bankruptcy works for businesses and individuals so you can decide if it’s the right choice for you and you need to restructure.
A financial disaster will hurt your credit. Move here, avoid there, and you’ll get back on track.
If you need to enroll in bankruptcy counseling in order to fulfill the requirement for filing, we can connect you with approved counseling providers who can also provide resources to help you file and to recover quickly once your filing is complete.
When you cosign a debt, you take on the obligation to repay if the main debtors can’t. But what happens if the borrower files for bankruptcy?
Both IRS and state tax debt can be discharged during bankruptcy, but the amount you end up paying depends on your financial situation and the chapter you file.
You may be hoping for a quick and easy exit, but completing your bankruptcy filing could take up to five years if you go through Chapter 13.
By law, you don’t need a lawyer to file for bankruptcy – either personal or business – but there are some key points to note before you go pro se.
If you’ve filed for bankruptcy in the past and need to file again, learn how much time needs to pass before your debts can be discharged by the courts again.
Find up-to-date statistics about how personal bankruptcy affects consumers in the U.S. We also provide some business bankruptcy statistics, too.
The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act sets the process when consumers file for personal bankruptcy. Learn more about your rights.
When you file for bankruptcy, the last thing you want to have in uncertainty about what’s going to happen. That’s why it’s so important to be informed and find the answers you need to answer your most pressing questions about bankruptcy. That way, you’re not faced with so much fear of the unknown that often […]
We give you five tips for how to repair your credit effectively after you go through personal bankruptcy to get you on the road to better credit.
Filing for Chapter 7 allows you to hit the financial reset button by liquidating your assets to erase your outstanding debts. Here’s how it works.
Even before you rebuild your score, there are credit cards and loans specifically designed to help you get credit directly after a bankruptcy filing. Learn how they work and what you should consider before getting one.
Who wants to wait around 7-10 years for a bankruptcy penalty to expire? Learn how to rebuild your credit quickly after you complete your filing.
If you’re looking for a way to save your home and avoid foreclosure, filing for bankruptcy could be the right move for you.
Save your assets from liquidation, and settle your debts to get a clean slate.
Understand what the bankruptcy “means test” really means for your ability to file successfully for personal bankruptcy in the U.S.
Setting the right expectations about bankruptcy so you know what to expect once you light the fuse to clean your financial slate.