Bankruptcy Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

How to Report Suspected Bankruptcy Fraud
How and where to report suspected bankruptcy fraud

The Means Test - Expenses
Learn about how the Bankruptcy Means Test treats expenses

Bankruptcy Schedule D
Bankruptcy Schedule D

Completing New Bankruptcy Schedule E/F
How to Complete new bankruptcy Schedule E/F.

Reaffirmation Agreements for Old Debts
What is a reaffirmation agreement? It is a contract that you sign with the secured creditor that takes the debt out of the bankruptcy altogether.

Can Your Bankruptcy Discharge Be Denied?
For most people who file bankruptcy, discharge is the goal. But what happens if your bankruptcy claim gets denied? Here's how to handle a snafu.

History of Bankruptcy in the United States
History of Bankruptcy in the United States

What is Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
Understanding chapter 13 bankruptcy. Many different types of bankruptcies exist for you to claim. Here's an overview of one type compared to others.

Taxes and Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
discharging taxes in a chapter 7 bankruptcy

What Is Bankruptcy?
Understanding the bankruptcy system can be a daunting task. Get a general overview of bankruptcy to put yourself on the road to freedom from debt.

California 703 Exemptions
California 703 Exemptions. Bankruptcy.

Defending a credit card lawsuit suit
Defending a credit card lawsuit. Bankruptcy.

How to Negotiate With Your Creditors and Settle Your Debts
You may be able to avoid bankruptcy by negotiating with your creditors and settling your debts for less than what you owe.

How to File a Bankruptcy Proof of Claim Form
How to complete the new bankruptcy Proof of Claim form.

Five More Reasons to Delay Filing Your Bankruptcy Case (Nos. 5-9)
Five More Reasons to Delay Filing Your Bankruptcy Case (Nos. 5-9)

Four Reasons to Delay Filing Your Bankruptcy Case
Four Reasons to Delay Filing Your Bankruptcy Case

Four Reasons to File Bankruptcy Now!
Four Reasons to File Bankruptcy Now!

Nine Reasons to File Bankruptcy in the New Year
Nine Reasons to File Bankruptcy in the New Year

Five Reasons to File Bankruptcy After a Mortgage Modification
Five Reasons to File Bankruptcy After a Mortgage Modification

Six Reasons to File Bankruptcy Before the Divorce
Six Reasons to File Bankruptcy Before the Divorce

Choosing Between Federal and State Bankruptcy Exemptions
Choosing Bankruptcy Exemptions

Deciding Which State's Exemptions to Apply
Deciding White State's Exemptions to Apply in a Bankruptcy Case

Federal Bankruptcy Exemptions
Federal Bankruptcy Exemptions

How to Avoid Choosing a Bankruptcy Mill to File Your Bankruptcy Case
How to Avoid Choosing a Bankruptcy Mill to File Your Bankruptcy Case

If Your Attorney is Running a Bankruptcy Mill
What to Do if Your Attorney is Running a Bankruptcy Mill

Your First Meeting With a Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney
Your First Meeting With a Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney

How to Find a Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney
How to Find a Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney

Is Your Credit Score Important After Bankruptcy?
Is Your Credit Score Important After Bankruptcy?

How to Improve Your Credit Score After Bankruptcy
How to Improve Your Credit Score After Bankruptcy

How Does Bankruptcy Affect Credit Score?
How Does Bankruptcy Affect Credit Score?

The Automatic Stay: How It Protects You When You File Bankruptcy
The Automatic Stay: How It Protects You When You File Bankruptcy

Surviving and Thriving After Bankruptcy: Credit Reports
Surviving and Thriving After Bankruptcy: Credit Reports

Get New Credit to Survive and Thrive After Bankruptcy
Use these financial resources to learn how to get new credit to survive and thrive after bankruptcy.

Surviving and Thriving After Bankruptcy: Introduction
Surviving and Thriving After Bankruptcy: Introduction

Surviving and Thriving After Bankruptcy: Ongoing Obligations
Surviving and Thriving After Bankruptcy: Ongoing Obligations

Surviving and Thriving After Bankruptcy: Taking Stock of the Future
Surviving and Thriving After Bankruptcy: Taking Stock of the Future

Federal Non-Bankruptcy Exemptions
Federal Non-Bankruptcy Exemptions

How Bankruptcy Exemptions Affect Chapter 13 and Chapter 11 Cases
How Bankruptcy Exemptions Affect Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 Cases

Understanding Bankruptcy Exemptions
Understanding Bankruptcy Exemptions

Who Files Bankruptcy?
Who Files Bankruptcy?

Rapper 50 Cent files for Chapter 11 Protection
What does it mean for Rapper 50 Cent that he filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection?

Your Rights When a Creditor Violates the Automatic Stay
Your Rights When a Creditor Violates the Automatic Stay

How Long Does the Automatic Stay Last?
How Long Does the Automatic Stay Last?

Lifting the Automatic Stay: Utilities and Rent
Removing Bankruptcy's Automatic Stay: Utilities and Rent

Lifting the Automatic Stay: Lawsuits and Insurance Claims
Removing Bankruptcy's Automatic Stay: Lawsuits and Insurance Claims

Timeline of a Consumer Debt Lawsuit: Collecting
Timeline of a Typical Consumer Debt Lawsuit: Collecting the Judgment

Removing Bankruptcy's Automatic Stay: Past Due Car and House Payments
Removing Bankruptcy's Automatic Stay: Past Due Car and House Payments

Consumer Bankruptcy Client Bill of Rights
Bill of Rights for Consumer Bankruptcy Clients

If I Filed Bankruptcy Before, How Soon Can I File Again?
If I Filed Bankruptcy Before, How Soon Can I File Again?

Timeline of Consumer Debt Lawsuit - Pretrial and Trial
Learn what happens in a court case filed by a creditor to collect a consumer debt like a credit card or a medical bill.

How to Handle a Garnishment
What to do if you're faced with a garnishment of your wages or bank account.

Timeline Consumer Debt Lawsuit - Before Suit is Filed
Timeline of a Typical Consumer Debt Lawsuit: Before the Lawsuit is Filed

Can I Use My Credit Card to Pay My Bankruptcy Fees?
Can I Use My Credit Card to Pay My Bankruptcy Fees?

Timeline of Consumer Debt Lawsuit: Motions and Appeals
Timeline of a Consumer Debt Lawsuit: Motions and Appeals

Garnishments and What to Do About Them
What are garnishments? Bankruptcy.

Managing Student Loans: What About Those Private Loans?
MANAGING STUDENT LOANS: MANAGING PRIVATE LOANS

Student Loan Repayment Strategies During Tough Times
MANAGING STUDENT LOANS: STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT STRATEGIES DURING TOUGH TIMES

Managing Student Loans: Surviving a Student Loan Default
MANAGING STUDENT LOANS: HOW TO SURVIVE A STUDENT LOAN DEFAULT

Managing Student Loans: Your Options in a Nutshell
When times are tough, here are your student loan options in a nutshell.

Discharging business, sales and property taxes in bankruptcy
Discharging business, sales and property taxes in a bankruptcy case.

Discharging secured loans in a bankruptcy case
Discharging car, home and other secured loans in a bankruptcy case

Discharging Debts: Challenging Discharge
Discharging Debt: Challenging Discharge and Dischargeability

Debts that are not discharged in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy
Which debts are not discharged in Chapter 7?

Debts that may be discharged in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy
Which debts may be discharged in Chapter 7?

When can you discharge income taxes in bankruptcy?
Discharging federal and state income taxes in bankruptcy

General Discharge vs. Dischargeability of Particular Debts
There is a difference between the General Discharge and discharge of particular debts.

Discharging Debts: Overview
Will My Debts Be Discharged in My Bankruptcy Case?

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy for Beginners
An Introduction to Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

The Reality of Life During a Chapter 13 Case, Part 1
Living With a Chapter 13 Case, Part 1

Living With a Chapter 13 Case, Part 2
More Harsh Realities of Life in Chapter 13

How Much Will My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Be?
How much will my Chapter 13 payment be?

How Much Will a Chapter 13 Case Cost Me?
How Much Will a Chapter 13 Case Cost Me?

When To Consider Filing Under Chapter 13 Instead of Chapter 7
When To Consider Filing Under Chapter 13 Instead of Chapter 7

My Lender Filed a Motion to Lift the Automatic Stay
Removing Bankruptcy's Automatic Stay: Introduction

Managing Student Loans: Loan Forgiveness for School Status
MANAGING STUDENT LOANS: LOAN FORGIVENESS FOR SCHOOL STATUS

Managing Student Loans: Loan Forgiveness for Disability or Death
MANAGING STUDENT LOANS: LOAN FORGIVENESS FOR DISABILITY OR DEATH

Managing Student Loans: Introduction
MANAGING STUDENT LOANS IN AND OUT OF BANKRUPTCY

Managing Student Loans: Discharging Private Loans in Bankruptcy
MANAGING STUDENT LOANS: DISCHARGING PRIVATE LOANS

Managing Student Loans: Bankruptcy Discharge
MANAGING STUDENT LOANS: BANKRUPTCY DISCHARGE

Use Bankruptcy to Stop Wage and Bank Account Garnishments
Use Bankruptcy to Stop Wage and Bank Account Garnishments

Managing Student Loans: Public Service Loan Forgiveness
MANAGING STUDENT LOANS: PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS

Managing Student Loans: Using Chapter 13 Repayment Plans
MANAGING STUDENT LOANS; USING CHAPTER 13 REPAYMENT PLANS

Managing Student Loans: Dealing With Collectors
MANAGING STUDENT LOANS: Learning how to manage student loan collectors

Managing Student Loans: Deferment and Forbearance
MANAGING STUDENT LOANS: Learning the difference between deferment and forbearance

Managing Student Loans: Delinquency and Default
MANAGING STUDENT LOANS: Learning the difference between delinquency and default and collection actions available to your lender.

The Meeting of Creditors
The Bankruptcy Meeting of Creditors

Commonly Asked Questions About Bankruptcy
The five most commonly asked questions about bankruptcy. Understand the bankruptcy process before you declare. This brief overview will help.

Bankruptcy Still Carries Stigmas (But It Shouldn't)
Filing bankruptcy still carries a stigma (but it shouldn't).

What is Chapter 9 Bankruptcy?
What is Chapter 9 Bankruptcy? Most people will go their whole lives without having heard of it. It deals mainly with municipalities and their assets.

What Is Chapter 15 Bankruptcy?
Chapter 15 addresses international bankruptcy issues and allows for foreign debtors to access U.S. Bankruptcy Courts.

It's difficult to discharge student loans in bankruptcy, but you can use bankruptcy to manage them.
Using bankruptcy to manage student loans.

Bankruptcy by the Numbers
Who files bankruptcy? You may be surprised.

What Happens When a Court Issues a Judgment Against You?
What Happens When a Court Issues a Judgment Against You? This article explains the before and after, including hos to avoid a judgement.

The fate of nonexempt assets in a Chapter 7 case
What happens to nonexempt assets in Chapter 7.

Beware of the Bankruptcy Petition Preparer
How bankruptcy petition preparers can help and hurt your bankruptcy case.

What Is Non-Dischargeable in a Bankruptcy Case?
Most debts are dischargeable in bankruptcy, but you will still owe on these non-dischargeable debts.

The Means Test - Overcoming the Presumption of Abuse
Wow , this sounds serious, doesn't it? Filing a Chapter 7 case under a cloud is serious, but it is not impossible to overcome the

How to Commit Perjury in a Bankruptcy Case
How do people commit perjury when they file a bankruptcy case?

What happens if you can't attend the meeting of creditors that the court scheduled for you?
In a bankruptcy case, everybody must attend a meeting of creditors to answer questions from the bankruptcy trustee. Learn what you can do if you can't attend your meeting of creditors.

What To Do When Your Employer Files Chapter 11
Know your employee rights and how you can protect your unpaid wages when your employer or company files Chapter 7 bankruptcy.

Bankruptcy Exemptions: Completing Schedule C Overview
Filling out Bankruptcy Schedule C to Claim Exemptions

Can You File Bankruptcy and Keep Your Car?
Keeping your car in bankruptcy by redemption, reaffirmation agreement, pay and drive. Understanding bankruptcy as it concerns your ride.

Creating a Monthly Budget
Create a monthly budget to prevent bankruptcy

What if I am Sued in Bankruptcy?
What if I am Sued in Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy Statement of Intention
Learn More About the Bankruptcy Statement of Intention

What Are the Consequences of Bankruptcy?
Filing for bankruptcy has several consequences that you should consider. Some are positive, some negative, others somewhere in between.

What Is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
If you're thinking about declaring bankruptcy, there's a lot you need to know. Here's an overview of chapter 7 bankruptcy, including preparation.

Is Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Right for Me or My Business?
What is Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization

Surviving and Thriving After Bankruptcy: Emotions, Part 2
Surviving and Thriving After Bankruptcy: Dealing With Emotions, Part 2

Surviving and Thriving After Bankruptcy: Emotions, Part 1
Surviving and Thriving After Bankruptcy: Dealing With Emotions, Part I

- By Category
An index of categories in the

What is it Like to Practice Consumer Bankruptcy Law? Part 2
What is it Like to Practice Consumer Bankruptcy Law? Part 2

Bankruptcy Trustees Sue to Recover Tuition Payments
Bankruptcy Trustee's Sue Colleges to Recover Tuition Payments

Supreme Court Deadlocks in Eighth Circuit Bankruptcy Case
After the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, the Supreme Court Deadlocks in an Eighth Circuit Bankruptcy Case

How to Lose Your Bankruptcy Discharge
How to Lose Your Bankruptcy Discharge

Why is a Connecticut bankruptcy judge picking on 50 Cent?
Why is a Connecticut bankruptcy judge picking on 50 Cent?

What is a Preferential Transfer?
In a bankruptcy case, what is a preferential transfer?

The Story of One Pro Se Filer
What can happen if you file bankruptcy without an attorney.

Dismissing a Bankruptcy Case Without Discharge
Dismissing a Bankruptcy Case Without a Discharge

What is a Fraudulent Transfer?
What is a fraudulent transfer is a bankruptcy case?

What is a Bankruptcy Rule 2004 Exam?
What is a Bankruptcy Rule 2004 Exam?

What is it Like to Practice Consumer Bankruptcy Law? Part 1
What is it Like to Practice Consumer Bankruptcy Law? Part 1

Discharging Income Tax Debts: What is Not Dischargeable?
Discharging Income Tax Debts: What is Not Dischargeable?

Using Bankruptcy to Manage Non-Dischargeable Taxes
Even though you might not be able to discharge a chunk of tax debt, you still may be able to use a type of bankruptcy called Chapter 13.

Filing Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer: Can or Should You?
Filing Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer: Can or Should You?

Filing Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer: Chapter 13 Issues
Filing Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer: Chapter 13 Issues

Filing Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer: Pitfalls for Pro Se Filers, Part 1
Filing Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer: Pitfalls for Pro Se Filers, Part 1

Filing Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer, Pitfalls for Pro Se Filers, Part 2
Filing Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer, Pitfalls for Pro Se Filers, Part 2

Filing Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer, Pitfalls for Pro Se Filers, Part 3
Filing Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer, Pitfalls for Pro Se Filers, Part 2

Filing Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer: Resources for Pro Se Filers
Filing Bankruptcy Without a Lawyer: Resources for Pro Se Filers.

Don't Make These Bankruptcy Debtor Mistakes
Your bankruptcy lawyer will guide you, but there are still sure fire ways to derail your case. Avoid these mistakes to ensure a better financial future.

How To Be a Good Bankruptcy Client
How to be a good bankruptcy client.

Do I Have to List All My Property In My Bankruptcy?
Do I Have to List All My Property in My Bankruptcy?

A Tax Checkup for Bankruptcy Filers
A Tax Checkup for Bankruptcy Filers

A Primer on Bankruptcy Crimes
A Primer on Bankruptcy Crimes

Avoid These Consumer Bankruptcy Mistakes
Avoid These Consumer Bankruptcy Mistakes. Learn about the process and what you can expect. This is a big decision.

Do I Have to List Debts to Family and Friends in My Bankruptcy?
Do I have to list debts to my family and friends in my bankruptcy?

When You're Not Happy With Your Bankruptcy Lawyer
When You're Not Happy With Your Bankruptcy Lawyer

Consumer Bankruptcy Best Practices
Consumer Bankruptcy Best Practices

Discharging Income Tax Debt: File a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13?
Discharging Income Tax Debt: File a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13?

Discharging Income Tax Debt: How Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Differ
Discharging Income Tax Debt: How Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Differ

Discharging Income Tax Debts in Chapter 7: What is Dischargeable?
Discharging Income Tax Debts in Chapter 7: What is Dischargeable?

Discharging Taxes in Bankruptcy: What is a "Tax?"
Discharging Taxes in Bankruptcy: What is a

Mortgage Loan Modification and Bankruptcy
Getting a Mortgage Modification While in a Bankruptcy Case

Ways to Pay for a Bankruptcy Case
Ways to find the cash needed to file a bankruptcy case. Ways to either come up with the money or find help so that you don’t have to go it alone.

Why Do So Many Chapter 13s Fail?
Why Chapter 13 cases fail? Bankruptcy.

The Three Biggest Bankruptcy Fears
The Three Biggest Fears Expressed by People Thinking about Bankruptcy

How to redeem your car in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy
Making the decision to redeem your vehicle for its value in a Chapter 7 case.

Teach Teens About Money and Spending
Resources for helping teens make smart decisions about their money and spending. This article includes programs that can help you and your teen.

Small Business Bankruptcy in Chapter 11
Small businesses cases in Chapter 11

Understanding the Bankruptcy Court System
Understand the bankruptcy court system.

Overview of the Bankruptcy Statement of Financial Affairs
An overview of the bankruptcy statement of financial affairs.

Live happily ever after.
Life after bankruptcy.

Cooperate with the trustee.
Cooperate with the trustee or lose the benefit of filing the case.

Perform your obligations during the case.
Perform the payment plan or perform under the statement of intentions

Attend the meeting of creditors
Every debtor attends a meeting of creditros.

How to have a successful bankruptcy case.
How to have a successful bankruptcy case.

Participate in a credit counseling session.
All individual bankruptcy filers take a credit counseling session before filing.

Decide which type of bankruptcy to file.
How to know what bankruptcy chapter to file.

File the case.
Filing the bankruptcy case is the easy part.

Take your debtor education course
Bankruptcy.

Gather your documents and financial information.
A bankruptcy case requires lots of documentation.

What is Chapter 12 Bankruptcy?
What is Chapter 12 Bankruptcy?

What Is a Bankruptcy Proof of Claim?
What Is a Bankruptcy Proof of Claim?

Who is a bankruptcy trustee?
The role of a bankruptcy trustee is very important in the U.S. bankruptcy system, appointed by a division of the U.S. Department of Justice.

Basics of the Bankruptcy Schedules
The bankruptcy schedules are actually a series of documents that every debtor files with the bankruptcy court setting forth financial information.

Top Things to Know About Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy is not a step to be taken lightly, as it involves very important decisions. Learn the top things to know about bankruptcy.

verywell
verywell. Bankruptcy.

Bankruptcy-Glossary
Comprehensive definitions for bankruptcy terms.

Financial Spring Cleaning
Using your tax refund and bankruptcy to get your financial house in order

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